Author: Debbie Morrison

Debbie Morrison blogs at Online Learning Insights.

We Can Do Better Than MOOCs

Move over MOOCs, a different model is coming to town–blended learning. Deep within the New York Times’ article today on online courses, readers learned of the “striking” success of San Jose University’s pilot blended course. While MOOCs dominate conversations about the future of higher-ed, it’s the blended model, which combines face-to-face interaction with web based […]

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California’s MOOC Myopia

California legislators appear smitten with Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). In response to the high demand for classes and long waiting lists in California’s public colleges and universities, they have proposed a bill that would force schools to give credit for faculty-approved online courses completed by students unable to enroll in lower-division courses. Unfortunately, the […]

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