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Copyright challenges in a MOOC environment

Posted on September 30, 2013

Educause has published a briefing on copyright challenges for MOOCs.

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MOOC research initiative: Grants awarded

Posted on September 30, 2013

The MOOC Research Initiative, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Athabasca University has announced the winners of its research grants.

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Combining MOOC student patterns graphic with Stanford analysis

Posted on September 30, 2013

Phil Hill returns to his descriptive model of student patterns emerging from open-enrollment MOOCs.

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MIT will offer curricula, not just single courses, on edX

Posted on September 30, 2013

MITx, a division of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) that offers courses on the nonprofit edX’s platform, will soon offer special certificates to students who completed a prescribed sequence of massive open online courses from MIT.

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Berklee online degrees would cost half of campus study programs

Posted on September 30, 2013

Berklee College of Music will offer accredited online programs in the fall of 2014 that will cost less than half of what students pay to take courses on its Boston campus.

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Report on the assessment and accreditation of learners using OER

Posted on September 30, 2013

The Commonwealth of Learning has published a report on the findings and lessons learned from an investigation into the "economics of disaggregated models for assessing and accrediting informal learners within the OER University consortium."

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Blended learning toolkit

Posted on September 30, 2013

The University of Central Florida and the and the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) have published a free, open repository of information, models, and research related to blended learning.

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