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The iSchool’s First MOOC: Lessons Learned

“I recently worked with a team that offered a four-week massive open online course (MOOC) here at the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University: “An Introduction to Data Science with R.” I’m an iSchool doctoral student and eScience Fellow, and felt fortunate to have an opportunity to get my feet wet teaching data science research methods and improve my presentation and video production skills in this new educational medium.” (via Information Space)

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Yale takes time to reflect, evaluate before jumping into MOOCs

“News of universities partnering with massive open online course providers has become commonplace, which is why Yale University stands out for what it’s not doing: rushing. While many top universities — including Harvard and Stanford Universities, along with many others — were announcing partnerships and launching their first MOOCs, Yale sat back, watched, and evaluated.”

via Inside Higher Ed

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