Are Your Arms Too Short to Teach a MOOC?

Thank you to guest blogger, Chuck Wight of the University of Utah.  In this  post, he describes some of his experiences in taking a MOOC offered by Coursera. Last fall, Sebastian Thrun and Peter Norvig offered their Artificial Intelligence course to 160,000 students as a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC).  That’s very impressive.  Thrun likens […]

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‘Snake Oil’ and the Rest of the Story

This past week I had the opportunity to chat with Inside Higher Ed reporter Steve Kolovich on the post-MOOC emergence of free courses, programs, and even degrees. In particular, Steve was interested in knowing what I thought about World Education University, a new institution that intends to give away free courses leading to free degrees. […]

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