Enhancing online learning through MOOCs

Enhancing online learning through MOOCs

Universities are looking for opportunities to experiment with new programs. Many colleges have “double-dipped” by joining both Coursera and edX, two major platforms MOOC provides. When MOOC released their new platform at least 10 of the institutions that first partnered with Coursera joined edX. Not a single edX institution has gone the other way. AfterRead more about Enhancing online learning through MOOCs[…]

MOOCs Have the Potential to Change How Instructors Handle Classrooms

MOOCs Have the Potential to Change How Instructors Handle Classrooms

According to an article by the Chronicle of Higher Education, MOOCs have the potential to transform the way instructors’ handle their classroom by turning a traditional lecture based classroom into a ‘flipped classroom.’ Lectures oftentimes “masks a lot of disinterests” amongst students, causing only those interested in the subject to succeed. In a flipped classroom,Read more about MOOCs Have the Potential to Change How Instructors Handle Classrooms[…]

Why MOOC Professors Shouldn’t Be Called “Rock Stars”

Why MOOC Professors Shouldn’t Be Called “Rock Stars”

Having been around for some time now, MOOCs have generated a considerable amount of hype, especially with its professors being perceived as “rock stars”. Kevin Werbach, an associate professor of legal studies and business ethics at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, recently wrote an article in The Chronicle of Higher Education detailing his opinionRead more about Why MOOC Professors Shouldn’t Be Called “Rock Stars”[…]