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The Quotable Justin Reich: MOOC research needs to reboot

By Phil HillMore Posts (300) Thanks to Audrey Watters I just read a new article in Science Magazine and publicly posted here by Justin Reich, the lead researcher for HarvardX (Harvard’s implementation of edX and associated research team). Justin calls out the limitations of … Continue reading

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The Battle for Open and MOOC Completion Rates

By Phil HillMore Posts (300) Yesterday I wrote a post on the 20 Million Minds blog about Martin Weller’s new book The Battle for Open: How openness won and why it doesn’t feel like victory. Exploring different aspects of open in higher … Continue reading

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Coursera shifts focus from ‘impact on learners’ to ‘reach of universities’

By Phil HillMore Posts (300) Richard Levin, the new CEO of Coursera, is getting quite clear about the new goals for the company. At first glance the changes might seem semantic in nature, but I believe the semantics are revealing. Consider this … Continue reading

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Why Unizin is a Threat to edX

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1021) In the week since we published our Unizin exposé, there has been nary a peep from the group to us, or apparently to the traditional news outlets either. When we ran the piece, we emailed … Continue reading

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Partial Transcript: Richard Levin (new Coursera CEO) on Charlie Rose

By Phil HillMore Posts (300) I have written two posts recently about Coursera’s appointment of the former president of Yale as the company’s new CEO, with the implicit argument that this move represents a watershed moment for commercial MOOCs. In … Continue reading

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