Duke faculty reject plan to join online consortium

Duke faculty reject plan for it to join online consortium

Duke’s Arts & Sciences Council, which represents faculty from Duke’s largest undergraduate college, voted 16-14 on Thursday against plans to grant credits to Duke students who would have taken online courses from the pool.

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Education research and the pace of innovation

Education research and the pace of innovation | Inside Higher Ed.

SAN FRANCISCO – To keep up with the breakneck pace of developments in online education, higher education researchers must be nimble and sometimes make do with “dirty” and quickly gathered data. Otherwise weighty discussions about student learning might get lost in all the hype around massive open online courses and other digital innovations. by Paul Fain

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