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Five Courses Receive College Credit Recommendations

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Coursera is committed to seeing that our courses meet our students’ educational goals, from simply experiencing the joy of learning something new, to seeking improved employment opportunities, to…

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Posted by on February 13, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

University accredited courses for $150

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“Udacity is thrilled to announce a partnership with San Jose State University to pilot three courses—Visualizing Intermediate Algebra, College Algebra, and Elementary Statistics—available online at an affordable tuition rate and for college credit. This is the first time a MOOC has been offered for credit and purely online.” 

Peter John Baskerville‘s insight:

University accredited courses for $150 via a MOOC at Udacity. What ever our feelings about it, higher education faces massive disruption in the years ahead as new platforms make it accessable for all, not just the privileged few.

 

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Posted by on January 17, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

How Free Online Courses Are Changing Traditional Education

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How Free Online Courses Are Changing the Traditional Liberal Arts Education

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A 10 minute video by PBS hour on the way MOOCs are impacting on Higher Education.

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Posted by on January 11, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

Students Earn “Verified Certificates” For A Fee on MOOCs.

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Stanford professors Daphne Koller and Andrew Ng launched Coursera last year to give anyone and everyone access to courses from top-tier universities — for free, online.

Peter John Baskerville‘s insight:

Free learning … pay for the certification. A value add business model emerges for MOOCs.

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Posted by on January 10, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

Online MOOC Courses Look for a Business Model

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Massive open online courses—dubbed MOOCs—have lured venture investors and universities, who have put millions of dollars into companies that partner with schools or instructors to offer free courses.

Peter John Baskerville‘s insight:

MOOC search for a way to monetorize their offer.

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Posted by on January 9, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

The Freelance Professors are Coming!

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Freelance teachers can cut out the middle man by gaining their own client base, choosing how much they wish to charge and by having more freedom in choosing their most effective teaching methodology.

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Posted by on January 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

The raise of the Freelance Professsor

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Cutting out the middleman in higher education, or disintermediation, could be a boon for professors. If the approach pioneered by StraighterLine and Udemy takes off, adjunct professors in particular could have a new avenue to hawk their wares.

Peter John Baskerville‘s insight:

New online platforms are allowing professors, teacherpreneurs and people with extensive industry knowledge to create new revenue streams without the need to secure Educational Instutional employment.

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Posted by on December 30, 2012 in Uncategorized