Friday, August 12, 2022

MOOCs, MIT and Magic

MOOC panel: Dan Hastings, Anant Agarwal, Tony Bates, Sanjay Sarma, John Daniel In my previous post, there were two sessions at the LINC 2013 conference...

Who is giving credit for MOOCs?

Fitzgerald, M. (2013) Coursera courses approved for college credit InformationWeek Education, February 7 Short answer Not many organizations - but the list is growing This is a...

Keeping up with MOOC developments

  How are you keeping up with MOOC developments? If you are like me, you are probably feeling swamped and not a little overwhelmed by...

Another way to rank universities?

Oxford University Mundell, I. (2013) EU rolls out university ranking European Voice.com, January 24 The European Union is promoting a new system of rankings for Europe's...

Special edition of Open Praxis: Openness in Higher Education

 Visualisation of the History of Openness in Education © Peters and Deimann, 2013 Openness in Higher Education (2103) Open Praxis, Vol. 5, No. 1 What is Open...

Plan to assess credit value of MOOCs

Marklein, M.B. (2012) College credit for online courses gains momentum USA Today. November 13 The American Council on Education, 'a non-profit organization that represents most...

Does the U.S. accreditation system discriminate against online learning?

Vedder, R. (2012) The Unholy Alliance Against Online Learning, Bloomberg, October 29 Yes, says Richard Vedder, professor of economics at the University of Ohio. He...

MOOCs move into credit-based higher education

Kolowich, S. (2012) MOOCs for credit, Inside Higher Education, October 29 This article reports on an interesting deal signed between Coursera and Antioch University. Antioch is...

Update on the free University of the People

Sanchez, C. (2012) Online university for all balances big goals, expensive realities, National Public Radio, August 27 (also available as audio) Report on the current...

What’s right and what’s wrong about Coursera-style MOOCs

  TED Talks: Daphne Koller: What we're learning from online education Daphne Koller, one of the two founders of Coursera, describes some of the key features...

About Tony Bates

Dr. Tony Bates is the author of eleven books in the field of online learning and distance education. He has provided consulting services specializing in training in the planning and management of online learning and distance education, working with over 40 organizations in 25 countries. Tony is a Research Associate with Contact North | Contact Nord, Ontario’s Distance Education & Training Network.