Is the new education reform hiding in plain sight?

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Rogers Elementary School here set a three-alarm fire in the library. Overall, the rise of online learning — from MOOCs to Khan Academy — makes “blended” learning that combines computer and live instruction feel normal to students. Dan D.

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Revolution in Higher Education: chapter 2

Bryan Alexander

” Here DeMillo carries on his account of the MOOC story which he launched in chapter 1. This chapter takes us from 2012 through 2013, following the expansion of MOOCs across American research-1 institutions and the breakout of Coursera, edX, and Udacity.

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

Edsurge

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 Some of the ones in the CSU library feel dashed off, says one professor who went looking for inspiration there.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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” Via The Economic Times : “Startups in student-lending sector see dropouts, but some score too.” ” The University of Wisconsin at Madison plans to close 22 libraries and create six “hubs” in their stead, says The Wisconsin State Journal. MOOCs are out. “ Big data could solve the college-dropout problem ,” says The Washington Post. (National) Education Politics. RIP Net Neutrality.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). ” “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. Via Education Week ): “ Hillary Clinton Campaign Releases $500 Million Anti-Bullying Plan.”

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” (Did you know he recorded his first mixtape at the Chicago Public Library’s YOUmedia studio ?). 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.” Education Politics.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” 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.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

’” Via Education Week : “ FCC Seeks Comment on Access to WiFi for Schools and Libraries.” Meanwhile, the state has given initial approval for ECOT to become a “dropout school.” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Responses to last week’s news about Western Governors University and the audit of its competency-based offerings: Via NPR : “Who Is A College Teacher, Anyway? (National) Education Politics.