Learning analytics take huge leap forward with MOOCs The hottest thing about online learning might be the opportunity it affords for learning more about how people learn. Mining the data online learning renders is the mission of Stanford's Learning Analytics group.
What Professors Can Learn From 'Hard Core' MOOC Students
As more teachers engage students online, they are sharing war stories. Top on mind: by providing lecture materials for consumption at home, class time becomes more intimate. And, lectures become more of a "Now, you do it" process.
How edX Plans to Earn, and Share, Revenue From Free Online Courses
Online's range getting wider and deeper as Stanford's course offerings take advantage of new technology. As new MOOCs are made available to the world at large, professors innovate on campus to make Stanford-only courses more exciting and effective.
New MOOC Provider, NovoEd says it fosters peer interaction. NovoEd was originally a Stanford operation called Venture Lab that allowed faculty to put classes online with a platform designed for team projects and collaboration.
Coursera, an Online Education Company, Raises Another $43 Million