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A venture called Level, which offers courses in data analytics, is one of the first of its kind to be created by a traditional university. Even though it doesn’t offer credit, its leaders say, it holds some advantages over similar programs run by private companies.
Michael B. Horn, a co-founder of the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, stepped down on Friday as director of its education program to begin working more directly with companies in the education market.
With the help of nearly $2 million in grant money, Excelsior College plans to use analytics to keep the students enrolled, and to share the tool.
When the gamers arrived on Saturday morning, 8,000 feet of extension cords and 11,000 feet of Ethernet cables waited inside the University of Cincinnati’s basketball arena.
Refugees often lack the paperwork needed to enroll in conventional universities. But some online universities have begun recruiting those students.
In the online environment, many aspects of pedagogy and course design that are taken for granted in face-to-face courses become serious challenges.
The new Sessions tool from Academia.edu lets researchers solicit comments on their work in progress.
The first study of Coursera students’ self-reported learning outcomes looks at why they take MOOCs and what kinds of educational and career benefits they see.
The online-only public university in Maryland is starting a for-profit business-analytics service.
When students enroll in MOOCs, they almost always watch a series of video lectures. But without also engaging interactively, a report says, they won’t know when they’re making mistakes.