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UC Davis: A look inside attempts to make large lecture classes active and personal

By Phil HillMore Posts (345) In my recent keynote for the Online Teaching Conference, the core argument was as follows: While there will be (significant) unbundling around the edges, the bigger potential impact [of ed innovation] is how existing colleges … Continue reading

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NYT Michael Crow Condensed Interview: More Info needed . . . and available

By Phil HillMore Posts (345) The New York Times ran an “edited and condensed” interview with Arizona State University (ASU) president Michael Crow, titled “Reshaping Arizona State, and the Public Model”. Michael M. Crow sees Arizona State as the model … Continue reading

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No Discernible Growth in US Higher Ed Online Learning

By Phil HillMore Posts (345) By 2015, 25 million post-secondary students in the United States will be taking classes online. And as that happens, the number of students who take classes exclusively on physical campuses will plummet, from 14.4 million … Continue reading

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SJSU and Udacity: The Obvious Problems and Value of Report

By Phil HillMore Posts (345) SJSU has announced via an official blog post that they are studying the results of the SJSU Plus program using Udacity. First, news coverage and much commentary have been based on very preliminary and unanalyzed … Continue reading

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SJSU and Udacity: Poor Planning and Support, but Valuable Reviewing of Results

By Phil HillMore Posts (345) A couple of weeks ago I was interviewed for an article in the NY Times about recent pushback against MOOCs. Jonathan Rees, a history professor at Colorado State University at Pueblo, who has written critically about … Continue reading

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