Category Archives: Blended and Online Learning

MOOC on how to cheat online – and prevention

As part of his MOOC, “Understanding Cheating in Online Classes,” Bernard Bull at Concordia University, Wisconsin plans to ask participants to cheat  – and then to discuss with their classmates how they cheated. Cheating in online education is a concern … Continue reading

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Coursera looking into teacher training

Coursera, the massive-open-online-course (MOOC) provider, is going to expand into teacher education according to an article in the May 1 Chronicle of Higher Ed. Coursera’s founder, Daphne Koller, said she hoped some school districts would allow teachers to use Coursera’s courses … Continue reading

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High school students get course credit for online courses via edX

High school students get course credit and learn about college life by taking online courses at MIT and Harvard via edX. Students say the workload is comprable to their high school classes, but the coursework is more difficult and more … Continue reading

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Blended and Online Learning

Online Learning: The Pros and Cons of k-12 Computer Courses (Huffington Post, 3-13-11) raises questions about whether students get as much out of online learning as they do from face-to-face lessons with a teacher.  More Pupils Are Learning Online, Fueling Debate … Continue reading

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