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Guest Post: Josh Kim, Director of Digital Learning Initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL) This post originally appeared on the Inside Higher Ed Technology and Learning blog on April 26, 2015. Comments on the IHE stories about the ASU/edX partnership appear to be running strongly to the critical. I’d like to make a start at enumerating our IHE community’s concerns, and to then offer some counterarguments....

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This post originally ran on Inside Higher Ed blog on February 1. This week at Dartmouth we are launching our first open online edX (DartmouthX) course, Introduction to Environmental Science. Everyone I know in higher education seems to have a set of strong opinions about open online education at scale. What have we actually learned from participating in this movement? What are the biggest myths...

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We are excited today to announce a great opportunity for middle school students. Successfully complete one of five selected edX courses and get a leg up in the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program. UT AustinX Jazz Appreciation (Starts Jan. 20) UC BerkeleyX Frankenstein (Starts Feb. 2) HarveyMuddX Programming in Scratch (Starts Feb. 2) DartmouthX Introduction to Environmental Science (Starts Feb. 3) HarvardX Super-Earths and...

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This post originally ran on Inside Higher Ed blog on November 23. Were you in Boston last week for the 4th edX Global Forum? What were your big takeaways from the meeting? First, I’d like to say thank you to our Boston University hosts. They did an incredible job of making us all feel welcome and well looked after. I also want to say thank...

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Thank you to TU Delft for an exciting three days of collaborative idea exchange around teaching, learning and the future of education at our Global Forum, #FutureEDU, last week. We were overwhelmed by TU Delft’s warm, generous hospitality, and thoroughly enjoyed our time in the beautiful Netherlands. Josh Kim, director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning, joined us...

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We are proud to announce that Dartmouth has joined edX as our 31st partner offering courses on the edX platform. Dartmouth, an Ivy League institution founded in 1769, is recognized globally for providing students with an outstanding undergraduate and graduate education. Dartmouth is home to some of the finest teacher-scholars in higher education across its Faculty of Arts & Sciences, the Geisel School of Medicine,...

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