[FoRK] E-Learning 2.0: Dense and entertaining

Stephen Williams sdw at lig.net
Fri Jul 20 18:34:28 PDT 2012


On 7/20/12 2:25 PM, Stephen D. Williams wrote:
> On 7/20/12 12:47 PM, Eugen Leitl wrote:
> ...
> http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700221392/Stanford-professor-resigns-launches-Udacity-Free-online-university-level-computer-science.html?pg=all 
>
>
> If I weren't so busy, I'd be taking as many of these as I could 
> again.  As it was, I didn't have time for those two classes, but it 
> had to be done.  Awesome that those pioneers shamed the university 
> professors, and the system to some extent, into opening up like this.  
> 2011/2012 has clearly been the year of higher education soul 
> searching, among other things.
>
> http://www.thenation.com/blog/168538/sullivan-resignation-spotlights-debate-about-online-education# 
>
> " massively open online courses, known colloquially as MOOCs"

http://www.xconomy.com/national/2012/07/20/can-anyone-catch-khan-academy-the-fate-of-the-u-in-the-youtube-era/?single_page=true

http://chronicle.com/article/How-an-Upstart-Company-Might/133065/

>
> Stephen



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