Monthly Archives: December 2013

Lessons From the CEO Of The First Ever MOOC (Forbes)

Peter High There has been much press for the massive open online courses or MOOCs, including in my series of interviews to date with Sebastian Thrun and Daphne Koller, CEOs of Udacity and Coursera respectively. If one is new to … Continue reading

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2013: The Year America Went Back to College (Slate)

By Tressie McMillan Cottom Why was the media so obsessed with higher ed this year? It is the time of year when writers either resist or wallow in the social convention known as the year-in-review retrospective. Rather than be a … Continue reading

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It’s Not a MOOC, It’s a Movement (Inside Higher Ed)

December 18, 2013 – 9:41pm Cathy N. Davidson (Article link:) MOOCS and beyond. In January 2014, HASTAC, the nonprofit open learning network we founded in 2002 and now 12,000+ network members strong, will be mounting an international #FutureEd initiative designed to … Continue reading

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‘We Are Creating Walmarts of Higher Education’ (The Atlantic)

By TIMOTHY PRATT DEC 26 2013 As colleges feel pressure to graduate more students for less money, professors worry that the value of an education may be diminished. Universities in South Dakota, Nebraska, and other states have cut the number of … Continue reading

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Advanced Greek and Latin in a Limited, Personalized Online Setting

Ryan Fowler, Center for Hellenic Studies This panel is about one way of adapting undergraduate courses in response to the changes brought about by the application of technical advances of the Internet as a medium of communication in higher education. … Continue reading

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Starting from Scratch: a Collaborative Approach to First-Year Greek

Kristina Meinking, Elon University Although this may by now sound like a mere refrain, I want to begin my comments this this afternoon by taking a moment to thank my Sunoikisis colleagues for their contributions not just to this panel … Continue reading

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