Wellesley's move to join edX and Wesleyan's entry into Coursera offer a chance to apply liberal arts college ideals to MOOCs, and potentially vice versa.
As MOOC "power users" emerge, Coursera looks to deputize its most devoted students to improve its courses.
A consortium of top-tier universities announces fully online, non-MOOC, credit-bearing courses.
The American Council on Education's plan to pursue credit recommendations for Coursera's massive courses is among wave of MOOC-related grants announced by Gates Foundation.
Coursera strikes licensing agreement with Antioch University, bringing business model for massive online courses into sharper focus.
Newly launched Cambridge Graduate University has an impressive list of faculty members. Too bad many of them have never heard of it.
U. of Texas System wants to use its edX partnership to aid its goals of reducing costs and increasing completion. That will mean awarding credit, under certain conditions, for MOOCs.
Scholars debate the etiquette of live-tweeting academic conferences.
Elsevier will offer free (but basic) digital versions of one of its textbooks to MOOC students through edX, hoping it will drive traditional sales.
The Gates Foundation is ponying up to learn if MOOCs could work for remedial students, a departure from the current slate of MOOCs. Developmental education experts say the idea could work, but others remain skeptical.
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