Tag Archives: Sebastian Thrun

Don’t Cry for Me, Argentina

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1021) While it is well hidden, wrapped in a very careful press release, Phil’s sharp eye has caught the details in SJSU’s press release about the next phase in the Udacity pilot that suggest the partnership … Continue reading

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SJSU and Udacity End Game: 3 courses to be offered for-credit on Canvas LMS

By Phil HillMore Posts (301) After a great deal of publicity from their spring and summer pilots, San Jose State University has just announced that they will offer three of the courses again in Spring 2014 – but with a … Continue reading

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Changing the Narrative

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1021) 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 (301) 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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California SB 520 Currently Misses the Mark, but Not By Much

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1021) Phil has done a great job of covering the news of California’s new bill (or stub of a bill, really) that would create a state-wide system of third-party online courses that would be available to … Continue reading

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