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February 22, 2013

Peter Stokes takes a peek inside the latest laboratory spawned by MIT and Harvard -- edX, the nonprofit MOOC provider.

February 12, 2013

Ted Fiske rewrites the lyrics of some traditional college songs and cheers -- and invites others to submit similar revisions of their favorites.

January 24, 2013

Bob Samuels presents a case against distance education, which he says is trying to replicate large lecture classes rather than the best of academe.

January 14, 2013

MOOCs offer empty promises to open-access institutions and the rush to pursue the massive online option can trample shared governance, write six faculty members from San Diego community colleges.

November 29, 2012

The dominant model may not make sense for liberal arts colleges, but if you take away the "massive" part, there is great potential, write W. Joseph King and Michael Nanfito.

October 1, 2012

Alan Liu and William G. Thomas III see opportunities for programs with the right strategies -- opportunities that may be especially valuable amid all of the cuts faced by so many departments.

September 11, 2012

Before these massive online courses truly transform higher education, they need to focus on some key teaching issues, writes Gary S. May.

September 11, 2012

Universities are going to have difficulty if they continue to claim the content of the new courses is of the same caliber as traditional courses, and yet decline to award full credit, writes David Touve.

July 30, 2012

The debate over whether professors' jobs are destined to disappear hides the real questions facing faculty members about their role, writes Jonathan Rees.

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