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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.

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.

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