My search for MOOCs on Ukraine, Syria, Iraq, Gaza came up with...nothing. Zip. Why?
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July 30, 2014
July 14, 2014
How open is the Finnish academic labor market?
July 8, 2014
We’ve just done our first massive open online course (MOOC)! Not as a participant – we might add – but imagining, making and delivering it over a seven week period this spring to some 18,400 participants.
April 28, 2014
A comparative-historical look at universities’ responses to global change can help today’s higher-education leaders prepare for the future.
April 13, 2014
An up-to-date and insightful summary of the state of the Southeast Asian higher education region-building project.
January 28, 2014
Yesterday’s news that Coursera and Udacity need to follow US sanction rules is a reminder that the forces shaping the evolving global geographies of MOOCs is an issue that needs to be grappled with more thoroughly and systematically.
November 19, 2013
Mapping and reflecting upon Coursera's 3+ million students (out of 5+ million) students and its expanding partnership base.
November 15, 2013
Who is troubled by this week's Sebastian Thrun hagiography in Fast Company, as well as this announcement ('Launching our Data Science & Big Data Track built with Leading Industry Partners')?
November 8, 2013
This is the first entry in a new weekly update series profiling interesting and periodically quirky reports, talks, or articles related to the globalization of higher education and research. These entries will typically be posted on Fridays.
July 17, 2013
Our European MOOCs in Global Context Workshop (19-20 June 2013 @ UW-Madison) went very well, in my biased opinion. The event was kicked off by a provocative and well-crafted keynote lecture by George Siemens of Athabasca University.