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Professors Aren’t Good at Sharing Their Classroom Practices. Teaching Portfolios Might Help.

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At the height of the buzz around MOOCs and flipped classrooms three years ago, Bridget Ford worried that administrators might try to replace her introductory history course with a batch of videos. Thanks to that requirement, the Cal State system has built a library that has grown to more than 200 teaching portfolios. “It’s And some professors share their teaching tips informally on blogs like ProfHacker. The rate of dropout or failure is down from 13 to 5 percent.

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Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Lots of MOOC PR appeared in the news this week. ” “What if MOOCs Revolutionize Education After All?” “Now that MOOCs are mainstream, where does online learning go next?” More questions about MOOCs in the Betteridge’s Headlines section below. And more on MOOCs in the credentialing section below as well. “ Is higher ed creating the next dropout factories?

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Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). Via the Udacity blog : “Introducing the Artificial Intelligence Nanodegree program.” ” “A Conveyor Belt of Dropouts and Debt at For-Profit Colleges ” by Susan Dynarski. ” In other MIT news : “MIT task force releases preliminary ‘Future of Libraries ’ report.” Presidential Campaign Politics. November 8 cannot come soon enough.

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” (Did you know he recorded his first mixtape at the Chicago Public Library’s YOUmedia studio ?). ” GitHub touts automated testing on its blog. Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Inside Higher Ed on online education at Simmons College. More on MOOC and online education research in the research section below. ” Via Real Clear Education : “ K–12 Predictive Analytics : Time for Better Dropout Diagnosis.”

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” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Big HR news about Coursera in the HR section below. Here’s the headline from Inside Higher Ed : “For-Credit MOOC: Best of Both Worlds at MIT ?” ” But if you look closer, it’s not a MOOC; it’s just an online class at MIT. ” Student workers at the University of Chicago’s library have voted to unionize. (National) Education Politics.