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News The library cooperative OCLC recently ran a conference at the University of Pennsylvania for academic librarians entitled, “MOOCs and Libraries: Massive Opportunity or Overwhelming Challenge?” and the Chronicle of HIgher Education was there to report on this convening. In this article, the Chronicle points to one librarian from Duke University... more
News Embracing technology is critically important, as 21st-century jobs will increasingly require an educated and highly skilled workforce. Over the next 10 years, 5 out of 8 new jobs and 8 out of 10 of the highest paying positions in the United States will be in careers related to science, technology,... more
Resource Posted on the web site of educational researcher Katy Jordan, this is an interesting visual display of data related to MOOCs (massively open online courses). You can filter data by platform, university, and type of assessment. Jordan work at the Open University and is continuing to collect information related to... more
Event According to the conference web site, “SXSWedu seeks to drive meaningful conversation and collaboration around promising practices and tools for improved learning. The programming content has been designed for a diverse audience of not only education professionals including teachers, administrators and university professors, but also business, industry and policy leaders... more
Resource Under the category Bad Education, Clay Shirky pens a provocative and compelling argument for why higher education is in trouble and innovations such as MOOCs (Massively Open Online Courses) are worthy of our attention. Shirky claims our traditional notion of school is broken and writes, “This is why MOOCs matter.... more
Resource Noted Stanford University education professor Larry Cuban is skeptical about the latest trend in educational technology circles otherwise known as the MOOC (Massive Online Open Courses). In this blog post, he doubts that MOOCs will seriously alter the structures of higher education institutions and cites several reasons for this. After hearing... more
News In an arrangement with commercial company Academic Partnerships, dozens of public universities plan to offer an introductory online course free and for credit to anyone worldwide. The universities, which include Arizona State and the University of Arkansas, will choose which of their existing online courses to convert to massive open online... more
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