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Recommended Reading: “Why Udacity and EdX Want to Trademark the Degrees of the Future—and What’s at Stake for Students”

By O’Neal SpicerMore Posts (5) In his recent article in EdSurge, Jeff Young (formerly of the Chronicle) profiles an emerging fringe world of post-secondary education where “Nanodegrees,” “MicroMasters,” and “MicroDegrees” are proliferating. Companies like Udacity and edX are looking to … Continue reading

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Miami, Harvard and MIT: Disability discrimination lawsuits focused on schools as content providers

By Phil HillMore Posts (443) In the discussions at Google+ based on last week’s post about the Miami University of Ohio disability discrimination lawsuit, George Station made two important points that deserve more visibility. It’s been a-coming for several years now. Cal … Continue reading

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ASU, edX and The Black Knight: MOOCs are not dead yet

By Phil HillMore Posts (443) In 2012 I wrote a post during the emergence of MOOC mania, pointing out some barriers that must be overcome for the new model to survive. So what are the barriers that must be overcome for … Continue reading

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The Quotable Justin Reich: MOOC research needs to reboot

By Phil HillMore Posts (443) 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 (443) 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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