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Apr 3, 2013
Today, Stanford announced a new collaboration between its open-source development efforts, known as Class2Go, and the edX platform.
Apr 2, 2013
The relatively low completion rates of learners have been a central critique as MOOCs grow in popularity.
Mar 29, 2013
In the winter, we taught a course called Innovations in Education in the (EDUC338x).
Mar 18, 2013
On March 11, 2013, the Office of the Vice Provost for Online Learning and the Graduate School of Education co-hosted the second Faculty Forum event of the winter quarter.
Mar 12, 2013
The acronym MOOC shares a more-than passing resemblance to MMO, gamer shorthand for Massive Multiplayer Online.* “Massive” and “Online” are shared, and “Open” and “Multiplayer” are related ideas.
Feb 21, 2013
I’m going to start by saying something obvious. Online discussions are very different from face to face conversations. We all know this.
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When used effectively, clickers can help the students become actively engaged in the lecture and help them learn the material better.
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Overview: This playful activity invites students to experiment with style by creatively editing an existing draft.   Author: Kiersten Jakobsen  
Overview: This activity uses clickers and a powerpoint slide show to engage students in a lesson about constructing ethos through appropriate style and correctness in grammar and citation form.
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Overview:  In this activity derived from Joseph Bizup's, students review a handout about the different rhetorical impacts of quoting and paraphrasing strategies, and then apply them to their own writing.


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