February 14, 2014
We need a new instructional model to replace the lecture-only format, but let’s not simply replace one rigid approach with another, Pamela Barnett argues. Rhetoric matters.
June 11, 2013
Justin D. Martin considers why faculty members are dubious of some new forms of online instruction.
June 11, 2013
Karen Symms Gallagher has experience in online education. She took a MOOC and wonders what all the excitement is about.
May 17, 2013
Is all the talk about "innovation" masking anxiety about how higher education might be reshaped? Peter Stokes asks.
May 9, 2013
The growth in the number of professors teaching fully or mostly online gives community college students far fewer opportunities to interact with possible advisers and mentors, writes Keith Kroll.
May 6, 2013
A worthy concept has been degraded and is not nearly as open or online or oriented on educational goals as were its first iterations, writes Kevin Bell.
April 15, 2013
Forget MOOCs. The true challenge to higher ed will come from models that use cognitive science and technology to remove faculty members from the center of the learning process, writes Richard Holmgren.
March 11, 2013
With apologies to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Sherman Dorn considers the hype over massive open online courses.
March 5, 2013
Jonathan Rees found much to like in a MOOC in which he enrolled, but writes that the use of students to evaluate one another does not work and undermines the role of professors.
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