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Information Age Education (IAE) is an Oregon not-for-profit corporation founded by David Moursund in August 2007. The IAE Blog was started in August 2010.

Harvard Is Investing Heavily in MOOCs

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MOOC-based Master's Degree in Computer Science

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are a game changer in education. See  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Massive_open_online_course. Here are two quotes that help provide some of the (relatively short) current history of MOOCs.

Quoting from a 8/2/2011 IAE Blog at  http://i-a-e.org/iae-blog/entry/stanford-university-is-offering-a-free-artificial-intelligence-course.html:

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Keith Devlin’s Thoughts About MOOCs

Keith Devlin is a mathematician and math educator. I first encountered his work when I read his book, The Math Gene (2000). Keith Devlin is the Executive Director of the Human-Sciences and Technologies Advanced Research Institute (H-STAR) at Stanford University and The Math Guy on NPR's Weekend Edition. He writes Devlin's Angle, a monthly column sponsored by the Mathematical Association of America.


Devlin teaches at Stanford University, the home of the first Massively Open Online Course (MOOC). He has twice taught such a course, Introduction to Mathematical Thinking—most recently in fall 2012. He blogs about this activity at http://mooctalk.org/.

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To Be a Successful (Online) Learner

Is there a difference between a successful online learner and a successful off-line learner? The following article addresses this question.

Wolpert-Gawron, H. (2/1/2012). Seven digital learning tips for students. Retrieved 2/1/2012 from http://www.edutopia.org/blog/digital-learning-seven-tips-heather-wolpert-gawron.

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Requiring Online Learning

 

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