Results from the 2017 Khan Academy Study

Predicting the results from a recently awarded three-year grant to study the implementation of Khan Academy in community colleges.


The Ethics of Educational Experiments

Considering how the ethics of educational research might change in an era of expanding online learning.


Intelligent Tutors, Past and Present

Responding to critique of an article about intelligent tutors that Justin Reich posted recently in the New Yorker.


MOOCs and the Science of Learning

Precis and video of a luncheon talk at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society examine the current state of the field in MOOC research as it relates to learning.


Free, Online, Summer, Digital Arts Courses for Youth

Two free courses for youth about coding with Scratch and digital photography and image production.


Call for Submissions: Youth Stories About Life Online

An opportunity for youth to submit to a ebook about Youth and the Internet from the Berkman Center for Internet and Society and UNICEF.


The Asilomar Convention: Revisiting Research Ethics and Learning Science

Last week, a group from a diverse set of higher education institutions released a first draft of the Asilomar Convention, a document attempting to guide ethical decision-making in advancing higher education research. The Convention was composed by researchers, administrators, privacy advocates and others, in an effort to launch a dialogue about how best to advance the science of learning in the digital age. I was one of the folks chiming in on the conversation, and what follows is my own sense of what we were aiming for; others might have a different perspective. The key document guiding contemporary research ethics ...


Guest Post: Why We Went Google Apps

Jen Carey of the Ransom Everglades school explains why they recently adopted Google Apps for Education.


Looking at Student Work with MathMistakes.org

Using content from MathMistakes.org to help pre-service teachers get in the habit of looking closely at student work.


MITx and HarvardX Release De-Identified Dataset from First Year of MOOCs

An explanation of how HarvardX and MITx release a de-identified dataset for other researchers to use.


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