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  • HarvardX and MITx: Two Years of Open Online Courses Fall 2012-Summer 2014 ?

    Ho, Andrew Dean; Chuang, Isaac; Reich, Justin; Coleman, Cody Austun; Whitehill, Jacob; e.a. (MIT Office of Digital Learning; HarvardX Research Committee, 2015-03-30)
    What happens when well-known universities offer online courses, assessments, and certificates of completion for free? Early descriptions of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have emphasized large enrollments, low ...
  • Privacy, Anonymity, and Big Data in the Social Sciences ?

    Daries, Jon P.; Reich, Justin; Waldo, Jim; Young, Elise M.; Whittinghill, Jonathan; e.a. (MIT Office of Digital Learning; HarvardX Research Committee, 2014-09)
    Quality social science research and the privacy of human subjects require trust.
  • Teacher Enrollment in MITx MOOCs: Are We Educating Educators? ?

    Seaton, Daniel Thomas; Coleman, Cody Austun; Daries, Jon P.; Chuang, Isaac (MIT Office of Digital Learning; HarvardX Research Committee, 2014-10-27)
    Participants in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) come from an incredibly diverse set of backgrounds and act with a wide range of intentions (Christensen 2013, Ho 2014). Interestingly, our own recent surveys of 11 MITx ...

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