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Coursera at Emory Reaches Thousands of Students

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It’s hard to believe, given the intensity of Coursera and 2U-related activity over the past six months, that the term “MOOC” — massive open online course — has only been in the popular vernacular for less than a year. Questions abound about the process, the viability and the future of these free courses taught simultaneously […]

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MOOCs and Me: A Coursera User Testimonial

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It was late September, and the talk of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) was everywhere. Emory had just committed to joining the new online consortium, Coursera, and my Academic Technology Services neighbors, Steve Bransford, Lee Clontz, and Shannon O’Daniel were asked to lead us on a new online adventure. What are MOOCs? I had to […]

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What Are You Waiting For?

What are you waiting for? There has never been a better time to go out and do something new. Spring is in the air. The directors have a well-defined list of goals and there are meaty, interesting, complicated  projects in each of those areas. I am sure there is something new that anybody can contribute, […]

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UTS Coursera Offering Begins

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The Academic Technology Services team working on the Coursera online class effort (Steve Bransford, Lee Clontz, Shannon O’Daniel) went live with their first offering on Monday, January 28. The class is called “Introduction to Digital Sound Design,” and is taught by Emory professor of Music Composition, Steve Everett. The four-week class already has 41,000 enrolled students. […]

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