Tag Archives: MOOCs

7 Online Learning Myths that University Administrators Believe

Online learning has been hailed as a faster, cheaper way to provide education — but it doesn’t do half of what administrators think it will. With the help of a few experts, we’ve compiled a list of major myths that … Continue reading

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It’s been determined: Online learning works!

Online Learning is Just as Effective as Traditional Education, According to a New MIT Study More than 7.1 million students are currently taking at least one online course. Despite the apparent popularity, however, educators have given the trend low marks. … Continue reading

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There’s More to Online Learning Than Course Completion Rates

Completion rates remain a contentious issue when discussing massive open online courses. Yet, new papers released Tuesday by Harvard and MIT argue there’s more to learning online than a shrinking number of registrants would suggest. The academic pair powering edX … Continue reading

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An Early Report Card on Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

MOOCs promise to change the face of higher education, one giant classroom at a time. Here’s what they’re doing well—and how they can do better. If the MOOC movement were in college, it would be time for a freshman report … Continue reading

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MOOC-Ed on the Digital Learning Transition

Project 24 is excited to share with you an interesting opportunity for you and ideally a team from your district to participate in a Massive Open Online Course for Educators (MOOC-Ed) on the Digital Learning Transition.  This free, online course … Continue reading

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Millions Join the Education Free-for-All on the Internet

“I will be offering a MOOC starting in January 2014 on Digital Citizenship. Like all MOOCs, it will be massively open to anyone who wants to be involved. However, exactly how my MOOC will be run is still under discussion—largely … Continue reading

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