Learner News / Uncategorized
Contributed by Michael Patrick Rutter, Communications Director, Office of the Vice Provost for Advances in Learning, Harvard University. “You didn’t get the memo?” EdX CEO Anant Agarwal gestured to himself and then to me. It took a few moments, but the participants attending Media Day at HarvardX saw that our attire – blue blazer with brass buttons, a relaxed blue pinstriped Oxford (sans tie) and...
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Learner News / MOOC Research
This post originally ran on the Inside Higher Ed’s Higher Ed Beta Blog on May 13, 2015. This past academic year did not offer anything as attention grabbing as 2012’s advent of MOOCs. Yet profound transformations, nevertheless, have been underway. A year ago no one would have imagined: That a name-brand university would award academic credit for MOOCs. That a free college education is poised to become...
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