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July 29, 2014

7 Tips On How Not To Fail With MOOC Courses

The fact that you are reading this article bears ample testimony to the fact that you are looking for a MOOC which is short for Massive Open Online Course. Your reasons behind opting for a MOOC may range from your desire to learn something new to changing career path without drowning nose deep in student loan. There is no denial that MOOC’s are the best courses for online education however, they only turn out to be good if you know how not to fail with a MOOC. Find out best tips on how to choose the right MOOC course and don't become disappointed.
by Adam Fort
July 22, 2014

The Rise of Competency-Based Education

Higher education is currently experiencing what is arguably the most extreme period of change of its entire history. Although over the past centuries, higher education has progressively become available to larger numbers of people, what goes on in the classroom has largely remained the same. Professors stand in front of classrooms and give lectures, sometimes to hundreds or even thousands of students, who are expected to absorb it all and then apply their knowledge to writing papers and taking tests.
by Sameer Bhatia