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The Coming MOOC Copyright Problem And Its Impact on Students and Universities

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  by Stephen Haggard Take a multi-platform digital mash-up of content contributed and remixed by professors, institutions,...

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Can UX Design Improve MOOC Completion Rates?

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  Massive Open Online Courses are currently disrupting the higher education landscape. Still, MOOC completion rates are remarkably...

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Applying MOOC Lessons to Traditional Classrooms: Tips for Teachers

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One of the great benefits afforded by the current generation of MOOCs is their transparency. Top tier universities have embraced the first...

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Beyond Dropouts and Dabblers: A Broader View of Auditing MOOCs

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There has been a great deal of discussion around the high drop-out (90% range) rates in MOOCs (and for the purposes of this article, I’ll...

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Cutting the Strings: MOOCs and the Unbundling of Online Education

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Do recent reports that San Jose State University would “take a breather” from for-credit MOOCs indicate that online learning...

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5 Reasons Teachers Should Dip Into MOOCs For Professional Development

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Easing back into teaching after maternity leave recently, I read about the new trend of MOOCs. As a faculty developer and teacher educator...

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MOOC Production Values: Costs, Approaches and Examples

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At every MOOC-related event I attend, I meet people who say they want to teach online classes. Most are affiliated with a university or...

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Who Should Take A MOOC?: 9 Types of Lifelong Learners Who Can Benefit

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Six months ago if someone were to tell me that she is following a MOOC I wouldn’t have known what she meant. Halfway through an online...

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Why Cheat? Plagiarism in MOOCs

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In a post on Degree of Freedom: Adventures in Online Learning, Jonathan Haber asks why anyone would cheat in a MOOC, given that it is free...

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Effective Habits of Power Users: A Look At Recent MOOC Research

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Recently published research on student behavior in the first edX MOOC reveals some interesting insights about the persistence of ...

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