Tag Archives: Peter Norvig

Changing the Narrative

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1037) As Phil mentioned, he and I were both lucky to attend the MOOC Research Initiative conference, which was a real tour de force. Jim Groom observed that even the famously curmudgeonly Stephen Downes appeared to be enjoying … Continue reading

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MOOC Mania: Stanford AI Course Creates Media Sensation Two Years Ago

By Phil HillMore Posts (345) It was two years ago, give or take a week, that the MOOC mania started. Think about the effects on higher education of this seminal event and how short a time it has been. In … Continue reading

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Where xMOOCs and Adaptive Analytics Both Fail (For Now)

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1037) No, this isn’t just an attempt to cram as many sexy keywords into one post title as possible. xMOOCs and adaptive analytics share an ambition: They both are at least partially motivated by a desire … Continue reading

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Apple and Textbooks, Part 2: Is There a Class In This Text?

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1037) When Apple announced both the release of their iBooks 2 and upgrades to iTunes University, I was curious to see what kind of integration they had between the two. If you do a web search … Continue reading

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