In the New Yorker.
The top schools, led by Stanford, are now aggressively exploring online education, which they had previously left to the for-profits. This doesn’t mean that they will suddenly start granting degrees online to ten or a hundred times as many students; instead, they are likely to offer a second, cheaper (or even free) tier of education that will only enhance the lifelong value of their traditional, in-residence degrees.
… students in my Faculty Project lecture series on poetry.
UD thanks her sister for telling her.
… of my blog series on teaching a MOOC is now up at Inside Higher Education.
The best American colleges should be able to establish a magnetic authoritative presence online.
UD‘s MOOC now has four hundred and thirty students. So it’s not “massive” (Massive Open Online Courses) yet – as in some MOOCs that have tens of thousands of students. Maybe she should call her poetry course a BOOC (Big Open Online Course) until it’s truly massive.
Or, if you’re just joining us, my Massive Open Online Course on poetry has just enrolled four hundred people from around the world.
Onward and upward. This Saturday, I’m recording a lecture on Elizabeth Bishop’s poem, At the Fishhouses.
— the fifth in my series of Inside Higher Ed columns about what it’s like to teach a MOOC, is here.
… “The Poet on Poetry,” is now available. Registration for the course is free. Give it a whirl.
The people at the Faculty Project
have created an image for
UD‘s course on poetry.