The cable and Internet provider Comcast will partner with Khan Academy, a major source of open resources, in an attempt to boost needy students' access to the Internet and online learning resources.
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December 19, 2013
December 06, 2013
Rates of student completions of "MOOCs" offered through the University of Pennsylvania and Coursera ranged from 2 percent to 14 percent, research shows.
December 03, 2013
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.
September 13, 2013
Coursera, a provider of massive open online courses, made its first $1 million from a student certification program.
August 01, 2013
A new survey revealed that students are motivated to enroll in MOOCs because of their interest in the specific academic topics offered, while many respondents also said they wished the courses were were offered for credit.
July 23, 2013
A new report uses an "index" to for evaluating educational technology based on its design, usefulness in schools, and other factors.
June 13, 2013
The success of Coursera's effort to provide teacher professional development "MOOCs" could hinge on partnerships with districts, an analysis argues.
June 11, 2013
Cloud computing, mobile learning, and learning analytics are among the school technologies likely to carve out a larger place in schools, a report says.
May 30, 2013
Coursera announces a new partnership with universitiies to offer "MOOCs," a plan that draws a positive reaction from Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.
May 07, 2013
Coursera's efforts to bring "MOOCs," massively open online courses, to teacher education will begin with 28 courses.