Dawn Wright

Ph.D. in Instructional Design and Development. Teaching statistics for Excelsior College and consulting. Zoomie class of '67.

Could free access to open on line courses worsen the achievement gap?

A recently released study by Columbia looked at an extremely large sample of online courses and their associated success rates. The study found that demographic groups that tend to struggle in class do worse in online classes and have a lower success rate (I guess that means course completion) than students who do well in traditional …

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All about MOOCs

You can hardly “open” an online education resource without stumbling into much ado about MOOCs. I am still in the formative stage of my own opinions about them but I just found a great resource with bunches of articles giving the background and current status of MOOCs: http://alturl.com/v26ff

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