Coursera, a major name in providing "massively open online courses," takes a step into K-12 schools by arranging to provide teacher training.
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The nonprofit organization hopes to create a vast personalized learning environment for every student through the aggregation of student and teacher data.
February 08, 2013
The Southern Regional Education Board has created an online site offering demonstration videos developed by teachers to help their colleagues improve their teaching.
January 29, 2013
A group of prominent academics and education technology developers is pitching a "Digital Bill of Rights," that spells out students' rights in "new and emerging" online environments.
December 31, 2012
The push for accountability in virtual education, rapid growth of blended learning, and experimentation with open education resources were also top trends in 2012.
December 03, 2012
Speakers at the Big Ideas Fest in California talked about using the passion of students to address education's greatest challenges.
November 28, 2012
Unlike massive open online courses, these virtual college courses plan to feature smaller groups of students and transferable college credit.
October 22, 2012
For about a day last week, residents there who wanted to take part in massively open online courses, or MOOCs, were told that it was illegal.
October 18, 2012
K-12 open education advocates face many of the same challenges as those in postsecondary institutions.
October 17, 2012
South African organization Siyavula details how it produces collaboratively authored, open textbooks for K-12 students in that country.