How to Bring Quality Online Education to a Global Student Population

04/08/2013

Editor’s Note: How do we deliver healthcare, education, nutrition, financial inclusion and other social goods in a sustainable manner to the populations that need them most? This article is part of “The Art and Science of Delivery,” an anthology of essays published by McKinse
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An Unexpected Revolution in Higher Education

03/15/2013

Tune in to a conversation about higher education today and you’re sure to hear about MOOCs—online courses that enroll tens of thousands of students from across the world, all for free. There’s no doubt the Internet has the potential to disrupt higher education as it did the publ
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Massive open online courses: Time and a little money are a worthy investment

03/11/2013

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Many in the world of higher education suspect they are witnessing the beginning of a revolution. The agent provocateur is th
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Demand prompts call for more online courses

02/19/2013

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UK higher education bodies should invest in online courses to help meet surging demand from students in emerging economies,
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Should 'real' students do an online course on the side?

02/19/2013

Universities have started giving away their content free as "massive open online courses", with the satisfyingly ridiculous acronym mooc (I challenge you to say it three times with a straight face).

Eleven top UK universities recently announced they were joining the Open Un
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As Online Learning Grows, the College Campus Lives On

12/24/2012

Success in management requires learning as fast as the world is changing. Given that the world is changing at an accelerating clip, the business student-leader must plan on learning constantly and continually. Lifelong learning will be mandatory—that much is certain. What is less
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Report of the Committee on Online Education

12/19/2012

To:  Mary Miller, Dean of Yale College 
From: Paul Bloom and Craig Wright, Co-Chairs
Report of the Committee on Online Education

Executive Summary: Motivation and charge. You charged this c
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How Online Courses Can Form a Basis for On-Campus Teaching

11/07/2012

Last week, Antioch University announced its intention to allow students to take credit-bearing classes based on some of the courses offered on Coursera. Until now, online courses have been used primarily in one of two ways: as MOOCs (non-credit-bearing classes open to anyone), a
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Online Learning: Maturing? Perhaps. Improving? Always.

09/24/2012

The web has been abuzz in recent days following a study released by Eduventures indicating that the market for online education is maturing. According to the research, while the sheer number of adults enrolled in online programs continues to increase steadily, the percentage of adults wi
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Can We Learn Anything Online? Yes! Even How to Play the Piano

09/24/2012

Back in the days the norm was to consult book recipes when cooking and to get lost in infinite pages of giant dictionaries when reading. Today, we use the internet to perform all these tasks. As everything seems to be a click away, I have started to ask myself the question: is it
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