Stephen Downes

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At South by Southwest Education Event, Tensions Divide Entrepreneurs and Educators
What Professors Can Learn From 'Hard Core' MOOC Students
Jeff Young on Pop-Up Learning: The Future of MOOCs and Online Education
Are Courses Outdated? MIT Considers Offering ‘Modules’ Instead
Why Students Should Own Their Educational Data
Berkeley to Stop Adding Lecture Videos to YouTube, Citing Budget Cuts
5 Ed-Tech Ideas Face The Chronicle’s Version of ‘Shark Tank’
Walmart Chooses Three Colleges Where Its Employees Can Study For $1 a Day
A Computer Lab That Students Use but Never See
Film School: To Spice Up Course Work, Professors Make Their Own Videos
New Systems Try to Stop Spam Messages Before They Arrive On Campus
Music Industry Will Stop Suing Groups of Students
Blackboard Customers Consider Alternatives
Experimental Use of Blog-Based Peer Review Gives Mixed Results
When Professors Print Their Own Diplomas, Who Needs Universities?
Caught (Unfortunately) On Tape
College 2.0: A Wired Way to Rate Professors-and to Connect Teachers
Law Student Warns That Professors' Quest for Rights to Lectures Could BackfireCRLF
Researcher Sees a Big Role for Virtual Reality in Distance EducationCRLF
New Book by Critic of Distance Education Describes Privacy ThreatsCRLF
Designer of Free Course-Management Software Asks, What Makes a Good Web Site?CRLF
3 Administrators Debate How Technology Is Changing the Faculty's RoleCRLF
Ever So Slowly, Colleges Start to Count Work With Technology in Tenure Decisions
Research Group to Release Technical Standards for Its Free Course-Management SoftwareCRLF
Hybrid Teaching Seeks to End the Divide Between Traditional and Online Instruction
Pricing Changes by Blackboard and WebCT Cost Some Colleges More -- Much More
Journal Boycott Over Online Access Is a Bust
Online Education's Drawbacks Include Misunderstood E-Mail Messages, Panelists Say
Superarchives Could Hold All Scholarly Output
Forget E-Mail: New Messaging Service Has Students and Professors Atwitter
Blackboard and Angel Learning Officials Try to Reassure Skeptical Clients
Knowing When to Log Off
Online Database Will Hold the Mirror Up to 'Hamlet,' Gathering Every Commentary on the Play
Publishers' Group Asks Google to Stop Scanning Copyrighted Works for 6 Months
Coursera Hits 1 Million Students, With Udacity Close Behind
Student Sues Term-Paper Web Sites for Selling One of Her Papers
Virtual Tutors Guide Students but Aren't Quite Ready to Replace Professors
Blackboard Files Complaint With U.S. International Trade Commission Seeking to Block Sales of a Competitor's Products
College Lectures Should Be Free Online, Argues 'Wired Magazine' Editor in New Book
More 'Open Teaching' Courses, and What They Could Mean for Colleges
Professor Proposes Taking Open Education Beyond Posting Course Materials
Colleges Consider Using Blogs Instead of Blackboard
Rice U. Acquires Rights to Popular Textbook to Offer It Free Online
A Professor's Mooning Captured On YouTube
New E-Textbooks Do More Than Inform: They'll Even Grade You
Students Find Free Online Lectures Better Than What They're Paying For
The Netflix Effect: When Software Suggests Students' Courses
Major Publishers Join Indiana U. Project That Requires Students to Buy E-Textbooks
Episode 88: Why Universities Should Experiment With Massive Open Courses
In Victory for Open-Education Movement, Blackboard Embraces Sharing
'Badges' Earned Online Pose Challenge to Traditional College Diplomas
A Tech-Happy Professor Reboots After Hearing His Teaching Advice Isn't Working
Berkeley Joins ‘EdX’ Effort to Offer Free Open Courses
Providers of Free MOOC's Now Charge Employers for Access to Student Data
Free-Textbook Group Will Sell Its E-Books on Chegg, for a Small Fee
What Do Edtech and IKEA Have in Common? Persuasive Design.
Online Education Is Now a Global Market
Why Udacity and EdX Want to Trademark the Degrees of the Future—and What’s at Stake for Students
Coursera’s New Strategy Takes Inspiration From Netflix—and LinkedIn
What Colleges Should Know About A Growing 'Talent Strategy' Push By Companies
OER Pioneer David Wiley Predicts All Community Colleges Will Dump Traditional Textbooks By 2024
Hitting Reset, Knewton Tries New Strategy: Competing With Textbook Publishers
EdX Quietly Developing ‘MicroBachelors’ Program
New Higher-Ed ‘Matchmaking’ Event Aims to Bridge Education Technology Silos
Apple’s Longtime Education VP Shares Frustrations With Slow Pace of Change
In China’s Silicon Valley, Edtech Starts at the ‘MOOC Times Building’
Blockchain Could Rewire Higher Ed. But Should It?
How Much Artificial Intelligence Should There Be in the Classroom?
Could Remixing Old MOOCs Give New Life to Free Online Education?
ISTE to Acquire EdSurge, in Move to Nonprofit
Will COVID-19 Lead to Another MOOC Moment?
Udemy, an Online Course Platform Where Anyone Can Teach, Keeps Raising Money. What's Next?
What If Free Online Courses Weren’t Inside 'Walled Gardens'?
Why One University Is Moving Toward a Subscription Model

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