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Georgia Tech and Udacity MOOC Degree: Missing targets but still worth watching

By Phil HillMore Posts (409) Melissa Korn wrote an article yesterday in the Wall Street Journal giving a progress report on that Georgia Tech / Udacity MOOC degree (the master’s in computer science). The Georgia Tech online computer-science program is … Continue reading

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LinkedIn: I Told You So (Sorta)

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1071) In December 2012, I tweeted: Let it be known that I was the first to predict that Coursera will be acquired by LinkedIn. — Michael Feldstein (@mfeldstein67) December 5, 2012 At the time, Coursera was … Continue reading

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The Quotable Justin Reich: MOOC research needs to reboot

By Phil HillMore Posts (409) 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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The Battle for Open and MOOC Completion Rates

By Phil HillMore Posts (409) Yesterday I wrote a post on the 20 Million Minds blog about Martin Weller’s new book The Battle for Open: How openness won and why it doesn’t feel like victory. Exploring different aspects of open in higher … Continue reading

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Partial Transcript: Richard Levin (new Coursera CEO) on Charlie Rose

By Phil HillMore Posts (409) I have written two posts recently about Coursera’s appointment of the former president of Yale as the company’s new CEO, with the implicit argument that this move represents a watershed moment for commercial MOOCs. In … Continue reading

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