White House: How should universities use technology?

“The secretary is particularly interested in experiments that will improve student persistence and academic success, result in shorter time to degree, and reduce student loan indebtedness,” the Department of Education said. | 0 Comments


MOOCs: Been There, Done That

"The same kind of hubris that led to overblown predictions for AI is the driving force behind MOOCs. The techniques MOOCs employ simply don't scale. They are effective for a relatively small and selective audience, mostly the same folks who are able to learn independently from books alone." | 0 Comments


British University to Accept Bitcoin as Payment for Some Courses

The University of Cumbria, a seven-year-old institution in Britain, said on Tuesday it would accept bitcoin as payment for some courses, the latest in a growing list of companies and organizations around the world that use the virtual currency. | 0 Comments

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