Tag Archives: Harvard

The Quotable Justin Reich: MOOC research needs to reboot

By Phil HillMore Posts (291) 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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No, I don’t believe that Harvard or MIT are hiding edX data

By Phil HillMore Posts (291) Since my Sunday post What Harvard and MIT could learn from the University of Phoenix about analytics, there have been a few comments with a common theme about Harvard and MIT perhaps withholding any learner-centered … Continue reading

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What Harvard and MIT could learn from the University of Phoenix about analytics

By Phil HillMore Posts (291) Last week Harvard and MIT released de-identified data from their edX-based MOOCs. Rather than just produce a summary report, the intent of this release was to open up the data and share it publicly. While it is … Continue reading

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

By Phil HillMore Posts (291) 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 … Continue reading

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MOOCs in 2012: Dismantling the Status Quo

By Phil HillMore Posts (291) 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 … Continue reading

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