Odyssey — Week 2

The second common session for the Sunoikisis-Odyssey course will be tonight at 7:00 pm EST. To view the recording of the class, see below. Click here to go to the Google+ Event Page. Click here for a PDF of the slide show. Readings: Odyssey, Books 3 and 4 Visit the Common Sessions page on our Odyssey course website (http://sunoikisis-odyssey.chs.harvard.edu/common-sessions/). This page will … Read moreOdyssey — Week 2

The MOOC Hype Fades, in 3 Charts (CHE)

February 5, 2015 by Steve Kolowich Few people would now be willing to argue that massive open online courses are the future of higher education. The percentage of institutions offering a MOOC seems to be leveling off, at around 14 percent, while suspicions persist that MOOCs will not generate money or reduce costs for universities—and are … Read moreThe MOOC Hype Fades, in 3 Charts (CHE)

3 Things Academic Leaders Believe About Online Education (CHE)

February 5, 2015 by Steve Kolowich The Babson Survey Research Group released its annual online-education survey on Thursday. The Babson surveyors, Jeffrey Seaman and I. Elaine Allen, have been tracking online higher education since 2002, soliciting responses from chief academic officers at thousands of institutions. You can read this year’s report, based on a survey conducted … Read more3 Things Academic Leaders Believe About Online Education (CHE)

Odyssey — Week 1

The first common session for the Sunoikisis-Odyssey course was last night at 7:00 pm EST. To view the recording of the class, see below. Click here to go to the Google+ Event Page. Click here for a PDF of the slide show. Readings: Odyssey, Books 1 and 2 Visit the Common Sessions page on our Odyssey course website (http://sunoikisis-odyssey.chs.harvard.edu/common-sessions/). This page will be … Read moreOdyssey — Week 1