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The Big Questions: Video Lectures

The next question in the series of “big issues” that Coursera has posed is: What makes a video lecture effective? Everybody and her brother has advice about how to make lecturing more effective (particularly in STEM fields, which makes sense … Continue reading

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The Big Questions: Assessment

Continuing my thoughts the other day about what makes a good course good, but not great, I looked again at Coursera’s website — where they list several questions they’re trying to tackle to take their courses to the next level. … Continue reading

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Good Courses and Great Courses

I’ve been thinking today about the differences between good online courses and great  ones, based in part on my experiences thus far as a student in “Critical Thinking in Global Challenges” (CTGC) — a Coursera course I’m taking as part … Continue reading

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