MOOCs Get Big Boost From California Bill Backing Online Courses for Credit

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In a press conference conducted via Google Hangout on Wednesday, California state Senator Darrell Steinberg introduced a bill that would allow California public universities to award credit for online classes. (Side note: only in California would a senator have a Google+ Continue reading

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

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This Sunday’s New York Times featured the quarterly Education Life, which is all about higher ed, teachers, public and private schools, tuition, scholarships, financial aid and student loans. Lauren Pappano declared 2012 as “The Year of the MOOC.” In case Continue reading