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July 13, 2014
Considering how the ethics of educational research might change in an era of expanding online learning.
July 09, 2014
Responding to critique of an article about intelligent tutors that Justin Reich posted recently in the New Yorker.
July 08, 2014
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.
July 02, 2014
Two free courses for youth about coding with Scratch and digital photography and image production.
May 19, 2014
Reviewing a recent Boston Globe article about course creation at HarvardX.
May 14, 2014
Read this, then call the FCC to defend Net Neutrality, by asking the FCC to reclassify Internet Service Providers as common carriers.
April 23, 2014
The EdTech start-up boom is more a result of Federal Reserve monetary policy than changing conditions in schools or learners' lives.