How do you save students money that they weren’t already spending? You can’t, and OpenStax adjusts their savings data in a welcome move in the OER community.
A Carnegie Mellon University anthropological study identifies a few common reasons why faculty hesitate to try new teaching practices, among which is a fear of looking stupid. IHE columnist John Warner responds.
The transformation is complete – per Class Central, big MOOCs are now focused on professional dev certificates and OPM market.
CSU Pueblo’s Jonathan Rees takes issue with Clayton Christensen Institute’s Julia Freeland Fisher’s use of refrigeration history to explain ed tech diffusion. That might sound esoteric, but it’s a classic example of the kind of rigor we should be applying to all ed tech analysis.
The Clayton Christensen Institute’s Julia Freeland Fisher has written an interesting analysis of ed tech diffusion by comparing it to that of various household appliances in the 20th Century.
What’s an extra $38 million among friends?
We have a better understanding of UC Berkeley’s decision to remove free video lecture captures in response to an accessibility suit. Less so on Caroline Hoxby’s problematic paper on the ROI of online learning.