My thoughts on how we could better take advantage of research opportunities from massive open online courses to advance the science of learning.
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January 02, 2015
December 15, 2014
New Classrooms, the non-profit behind Teach to One: Math, offers some additional data and insights about the recent study by Teachers College professor Douglas Ready.
December 10, 2014
A conversation with a journalist at the Chronicle of Higher Education reveals I could have done a better job explaining findings from a new paper about MOOC completion rates and student intentions.
December 01, 2014
Super-Awesome Sylvia releases her first book about making and programming with Arduino boards, and Constructing Modern Knowledge Press makes two books available online for free for a limited time.
October 02, 2014
In a guest post, Sabba Quidwai reacts to a recent study comparing paper and computers for note-taking in lecture settings.
September 25, 2014
Tom Daccord and I have recently published a new ebook, iPads in the Classroom: From Consumption to Curation and Creation, from the newly formed EdTechTeacher Press, immediately available on Amazon and soon to be available through iBooks. The first chapter of the book, which sets out some of our visi...
August 17, 2014
A recent article suggests that open science may be irreconcilable with anonymous data, requiring a reconsideration of how we protect privacy in educational data.
August 10, 2014
Ricarose Roque and colleagues at MIT's Lifelong Kindergarten Lab have released lesson plans and materials for a five workshop series introducing kids and parents into computing and maker culture.
June 20, 2014
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 o...
May 30, 2014
An explanation of how HarvardX and MITx release a de-identified dataset for other researchers to use.