Rates of student completions of "MOOCs" offered through the University of Pennsylvania and Coursera ranged from 2 percent to 14 percent, research shows.
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Sebastian Thrun, an entrepreneur and well-known proponent of massive, open, online courses, says the classes are not having the intended effect in higher education.
November 27, 2013
Chicago school districts officials have declined an opportunity to partner with inBloom, a decision that comes on the heels of other clients opting out of agreements with the data-management provider.
November 19, 2013
Book publisher HarperCollins and ed-tech startup Curriculet have joined forces to bring interactive e-books to K-12 schools under a new pricing model.
November 08, 2013
Full-time virtual schools shouldn't receive more than traditional schools for providing comparable services and results, argues the National Education Policy Center.
November 07, 2013
Following a federal investigation, a virtual charter school in Ohio agreed to change its special education identification procedures and website.
October 29, 2013
Rural Idaho teachers who are using blended learning say it benefits their instruction, but many teachers haven't incorporated it into their classrooms yet, according to a new study.
October 28, 2013
Enrollment in fully online, multidistrict schools grew 13 percent over the past year, to 310,000 students, according to a new report.
October 14, 2013
Common Sense Media, an organization that rates educational products for their quality, has written a letter to industry groups asking them to take steps to ensure student privacy, the New York Times reports.
October 11, 2013
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