New companies are partnering with universities to offer online courses, in an effort that could define the future of higher education — if anyone can figure out how to make money.
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Massive open online courses are the educational happening of the moment. Everyone wants in. No one is quite sure what they’re getting into.
There is a widespread belief among teachers that digital technology is hampering students’ attention spans and ability to persevere, according to two surveys.
Major universities are joining Stanford, Princeton and others to expand Coursera, a venture that offers free massive open online courses, or MOCCs.
The University of Washington’s reputation as an incubator of tech talent is growing — and so have the job offers from the famed area further down the West Coast.
Sophisticated software holds promise for making the grading of student essays more efficient — and it wouldn’t entirely replace human teachers.