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Massive: What Good is the M in MOOC?

In the wake of the refusal of tiny liberal arts school Amherst College to join edX last week, it's time to ask who benefits from the massive nature of MOOCs. Campustechnology.com spoke with experts on both sides of the issue to find out.

Building a Do-It-Yourself LMS

BYU recently transitioned from a traditional learning management system to a homegrown solution.

Flipping Student Services

Southeast Missouri State University aims to provide the same level of student services to online students as it does for its on-campus community.

Making Mobile Devices a Learning Tool

Making Mobile Devices a Learning Tool

Students want to use their mobile devices in class. A lot of faculty object. Is there a middle ground where engaging learning can actually take place?

California: Do MOOCs Deserve Credit?

In February, California Senate President Pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg introduced a bill that would open the door for massive open online courses, such as Coursera and Udacity, to offer courses for credit to public college and university students in the state. Since its introduction, Senate Bill 520 (SB 520) has generated significant controversy, and a petition by the Berkeley Faculty Association opposing the bill has collected more than 1,500 signatures.



Out of the Fray: The Most Relevant Mobile Apps and Devices for Education

Tennessee Board of Regents' Associate Vice Chancellor for Mobilization and Emerging Technology Robbie Melton gave the opening keynote yesterday at CT Forum 2013 in San Diego. CT followed up with a brief interview.

Outsourcing Education

Outsourcing Education

With schools and students now able to secure high-quality online courses from beyond the ivy-covered walls, faculty--and institutions themselves--are weighing whether their stock is rising or falling.

Lessons Learned: Taking E-mail to the Cloud

Although data migration was a headache for Prince George's Community College, users are pleased with their new cloud-based e-mail system.

5 Hurdles to OER Adoption

Here are five obstacles that OER champions are facing in higher education and a few tips to work past them.

Licensing Solar Power

Licensing Solar Power

Power purchasing agreements allow universities to harness solar power without large capital outlays. Two schools share their insights about the benefits and how to set one up right.