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Duke to Offer Free Courses on Internet
Aug 29, 2012

Duke to Offer Free Courses on Internet

Duke partners with Coursera to expand faculty expertise to a broader global audience.

Duke Among Schools Joining Stanford With Course...
Aug 29, 2012

Duke Among Schools Joining Stanford With Course...

Bloomberg Businessweek:  Duke University, Johns Hopkins University and the California Institute of Technology have joined Stanford and Princeton universities in offering free online courses through star...

Cathy N. Davidson and David Theo Goldberg Named...
Oct 12, 2012

Cathy N. Davidson and David Theo Goldberg Named...

Recognized for Visionary Contribution to Science and Technology in Education NEW YORK, N.Y. (October 11, 2012) – The World Technology Networkannounced today that Cathy N. Davidson (Duke University) and ...

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4 Massive Open Online Courses and How They Work
Oct 12, 2012

4 Massive Open Online Courses and How They Work

The Chronicle of Higher Education Sit down at your computer for the opening lecture in Gad Allon’s “Operations Management” course, and the first thing you notice is that the professor ...

Coursera’s Global Education Ambition
Oct 12, 2012

Coursera’s Global Education Ambition

Online learning co-founder says the company’s mission is about access DURHAM, NC – The question to Daphne Koller, co-founder of the new online education platform Coursera, was this: Are you ...

MOOCs and the Rest of ‘Online’
Oct 12, 2012

MOOCs and the Rest of ‘Online’

Inside Higher Ed ORLANDO — The men and women who attend the Sloan Consortium’s annual meeting have been toiling in the fields of online learning for many years, so they could be forgiven for...

Genetics and Evolution, Day One
Oct 12, 2012

Genetics and Evolution, Day One

Yesterday (Wednesday October 10) we were pleased to see the launch of Duke’s second Coursera MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), “Introduction to Genetics and Evolution.” Led by Dr. Mohamed Noor, the cou...

Even Web Classrooms Find Cheating Problematic
Oct 12, 2012

Even Web Classrooms Find Cheating Problematic

The Wall Street Journal Even on the Internet, cheaters still try to take over the classroom. Coursera, a website that hosts online courses for university-level topics like computer science and engineeri...

Upcoming Duke Coursera Offerings
Jan 08, 2013

Upcoming Duke Coursera Offerings

Looking to learn something new in 2013? Duke is offering online courses through Coursera that are free for anybody to join. Mohamed Noor began the second offering of Genetics and Evolution on ...

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Mohamed Noor shares his experience teaching in ...
Dec 20, 2012

Mohamed Noor shares his experience teaching in ...

Dr. Noor taught Introduction to Genetics and Evolution in the Coursera platform from October 10 through December 17, and has written a thoughtful and enthusiastic reflection of his experience in his blo...

Massive Open Online Courses as Drivers for Change
Dec 20, 2012

Massive Open Online Courses as Drivers for Change

At the December 2012 Coalition for Networked Information meeting, I described some of the ways Duke’s experiments with Massive Open Online Courses are shaping conversations at Duke and in other ar...

Introduction to Genetics and Evolution, a preli...
Dec 18, 2012

Introduction to Genetics and Evolution, a preli...

On Monday December 17, Duke University’s second MOOC, “Introduction to Genetics and Evolution” came to a successful conclusion as 1705 students were issued a Statement of Accomplishmen...

Duke Courserians meet up in Tokyo
Dec 06, 2012

Duke Courserians meet up in Tokyo

Tokyo was the meeting spot for a group of Duke Coursera students on Dec. 5, 2012, but the attendees came from many countries – Hong Kong, Singapore, Mexico, the US and, of course, Japan.  So...

Duke’s first MOOC: a very preliminary report
Dec 04, 2012

Duke’s first MOOC: a very preliminary report

Duke’s first Coursera MOOC, Bioelectricity: A Quantitative Approach which launched on September 24 wrapped up last week. Congratulations to Dr. Barr and his students from all of us at Duke Univers...

Astronomy, Day One
Nov 28, 2012

Astronomy, Day One

On Tuesday November 27 we were pleased to see the launch of Duke’s fourth MOOC on Coursera, “Introduction to Astronomy” where students will study “quite literally, everything in ...