Tag Archives: MOOC

Digital Switch On/Off (Extending & Reducing Your Technological Footprint) (Digital Humanities)

Just back from the Adirondacks, where I spent a couple of days at a Syracuse University faculty conference on “Digital Humanities,” of if not that, exactly, on the use of digital platforms for the purpose of research and pedagogy in … Continue reading

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Heroic MOOCs At Harvard (Hubris)

It’s embarrassing to read Gregory Nagy in the recent New Yorker article by Nathan Heller. The article is one of the best bits on MOOCs that I’ve come across. What’s new here is not the news about attempts to strip … Continue reading

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Mis-Mediatation (Knowledge) (MOOC-Online University)

I enjoyed this cheerful and caustic piece about MOOC’s on the front page of the NYT Sunday Review, although I guess it no longer surprises me that MOOCs have such an appeal to “star professors.” There seems to be something mutually … Continue reading

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