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How to Teach in an Age of Distraction - The Chronicle of Higher Education
The director of a Columbia University study that compared online and face-to-face learning sums up its findings: "The most important thing that helps students succeed in an online course is interpersonal interaction and support."
october 2015 by robincamille
Library Services to Distance Learners: the New Professional Paradigms (1999)
april 2014 by robincamille
The Audacity: Thrun Learns A Lesson and Students Pay | tressiemc
"To prove that teachers don’t matter and Stanford knows best what the world needs, a public university gave a for-profit company unfettered authority to experiment on its students without informed student consent or consideration of an ethical threshold. We may need more experimentation in higher education but it should be as explicit and ethical as any other we conduct in the name of science and progress."
mooc  distance_learning 
november 2013 by robincamille

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