Tag Archives: University of Phoenix

The Quotable Justin Reich: MOOC research needs to reboot

By Phil HillMore Posts (317) 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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WWW-based online education turns 20 this summer

By Phil HillMore Posts (317) I’m a little surprised that this hasn’t gotten any press, but Internet-based online education turns 20 this summer. There were previous distance education programs that used networks of one form or another as the medium (e.g. … Continue reading

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No, I don’t believe that Harvard or MIT are hiding edX data

By Phil HillMore Posts (317) 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 (317) 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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The Billion-Dollar Bet on an Adaptive Learning Platform

By Phil HillMore Posts (317) Update (2/15/13): Per Apollo Group, the billion-dollar investment mentioned in the Chronicle article (quoted below) refers to total infrastructure – not just the learning platform itself. The total infrastructure includes new CRM, portal, and administrative … Continue reading

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