Here’s my problem with the term MOOC

From my experience this is what you get with MOOCs as currently presented A bundle of freely available automated online courseware Usually with a time release Maybe with a discussion, it may be minimally moderated, but not effectively moderated. Maybe it has peer...

eTexts – Are students ready?

The argument used to be despite the rise of digital e-readers, like the Sony, Kobo and Kindle, that students wanted paper texts not e-texts The increasing acceptance of the ipad started to move opinion, which increased as Apple targeted schools and facilitated deals...

Jobs vs marks

Will Work for Beer A 2009 US study suggests that full-time students who are working fewer than 20 hours a week  may, in fact, have a higher grade point average than their jobless peers.   And, this is mainly for “beer money” or other non-tuition expenses....