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Harvard Faculty Request Faculty Oversight of HarvardX (Their Usage of edX)

Yesterday, 58 faculty members from the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard wrote an open letter to the dean requesting faculty oversight of HarvardX. When schools sign up for edX, their implementations tend to be called SchoolX, thus HarvardX … Continue reading

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MOOCs in 2012: Dismantling the Status Quo

The dominant story in higher education for 2012 was clearly the rise of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), particularly the xMOOCs such as Coursera, Udacity, and edX. There has been a lot of debate on the merits of xMOOCs in … Continue reading

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vPodding Courses, Part Deux

Ask and ye shall receive. I recently wondered aloud about the viability of podcasting video for teaching purposes. Well, I guess others have been wondering as well. Harvard has just announced that they are vPodcasting a computer science course. Frankly, … Continue reading

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