Monday Morning Digest: Education should go online…. yes or no?

This week’s digest is chock-full of articles covering a wide array of education-related topics and submitted to me by a number of our staff members. What I find most interesting is the juxtaposition of two articles – one stating why we shouldn’t be putting education online because it widens the gap between the financially/educationally-privileged and … Read More …

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Wikipedia and Academia team up for special event

Wikimedia UK, a charity supporting Wikipedia, is inviting you to the Education Conference run on 5-6 September 2012 in Leicester, UK. A day-and-a-half event will be looking at Wikipedia and related projects in terms of educational practice including open content and global participation. It’s a chance to find out more about this, talk about innovative work in your … Read More …

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Upcoming Webinar: Leveraging the Saylor.org Platform in Your Course

Attention course designers and educators: want to learn how you can best utilize the Saylor.org platform for your own course? Then check out the second webinar in our series entitled Leveraging the Saylor.org Platform in Your Course!  We’ll have Saylor staff on hand to walk you through some of the latest innovations and features on … Read More …

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Monday Morning Digest: Holy MOOCs!

Here are some of the top headlines from last week: Universities Reshaping Education on the Web Coursera announces that about a dozen major research universities will be joining their cause of offering open online courses (MOOCs). The folks behind Coursera are very interested with what can be done with certification instead of offering degrees. This … Read More …

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