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Starting the Future of Education MOOC

The Future of Education MOOC started this week.  I’ll share some notes and reactions here. So far: this first week sets a historical context for the future.  Professor Cathy Davidson focuses on media history, with an emphasis on history of the … Continue reading

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Talking with Howard Rheingold

Last week the great internet visionary and writer Howard Rheingold and I discussed technology, education, and the future.  We thought about MOOCs, going to college, liberal education, academic labor, online discussion, my Math Emporium analogy, the possibility of creating a … Continue reading

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Did private higher education just reach an inflection point?

American private colleges and universities received some major financial news this week, which raises the possibility that higher education prices are at a decisive point. A report from National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO; paywalled) found that … Continue reading

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The next step for MOOCs?

How far will massively open online courses go? One limit to the impact of MOOCs has been their disconnection from college credit. Learners can work through as many MOOCs as they like for personal improvement, but without any impact on … Continue reading

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