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Revolution in Higher Education: chapter 9, Institutional Envy

Continuing with our reading of Richard DeMillo’s Revolution in Higher Education: How a Small Band of Innovators Will Make College Accessible and Affordable (2015) (publisher; Amazon): this week we’re discussing chapter 9, “Institutional Envy.” That title describes one half of this chapter, … Continue reading

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One classic open education source to stop

webcast.berkeley.edu, an open education resource dating back a while, will no longer make new content.  Why?  Financial pressures. Berkeley will keep on doing lecture capture, just not for the rest of us: We will no longer make recorded lecture videos … Continue reading

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The current state of online learning: the Babson report

What’s the current state of online learning?  A new report from Babson, Pearson, the Online Learning Consortium et al, Grade Level (pdf), offers some intriguing observations about campus strategy and leadership. One is that a huge gap yawns open between … Continue reading

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MOOCs instead of open education

I’ve been talking about open education with academics for the past year and a half.  I try to put everything out there: open education resources (OER), open access scholarship, open source software, open courses.  My NITLE colleague Lisa Spiro formulated nine (9) … Continue reading

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