A new identity for cheating?
Students are creating 'multiple personalities' to cheat on MOOCs. How do they do that? What are its implications?
The digital revolution is changing higher education.
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Kevin Carey's new book, The End of College: Creating the Future of Learning and the University of Everywhere, envisions a future in which good education will be available to everyone everywhere.
Beyond Silicon Valley MOOC Meet-Up, Athens, Greece, June 11, 2014.
Everyday, thousands of students around the world perch themselves in front of computer screens in homes, libraries, coffee shops, and Internet cafes to take a massive open online course (MOOC). It’s no…
Can you really identify a person based on the way they type?
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There are two elephants in the digital classroom. Or, to be more specific, two big questions: Are Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) economically sustainable, a function of the interaction between market…
Verifying student identity, including during online tests, has always been a major stumbling block for Massive Open Online Courses.
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Online course host Coursera will verify the identities of participating students using web cams and technology that can fingerprint…
Credit for study done via massive open online courses is available in the US.
Major barriers still stand in the way of Australian universities giving students credit for completing Massive Open Online…
UWA has joined the growing MOOCs movement.
The University of Western Australia will offer three free online courses early next year, including one on Australian studies…
Google has attracted 20 million users in its race to capture the education sector.
After six years targeting the education sector, Google says it has more than 20 million students, faculty and staff around…
Universities around the world are gearing up to make it easier for students to learn from home, for free.
Melbourne University has become the first Australian university to join the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) provider Coursera…