Introduction to a special report on the ways technology is remaking every aspect of education—bringing top-notch courses to the world's poorest citizens and reshaping the way all students learn...
An inside look at a daring global experiment: using freely available online courses to bring top-tier instruction to the neediest parts of the planet
How thousands of online students can get the effect of one-on-one tutoring
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Technology can humanize the classroom
Online courses may help alleviate faculty shortages and improve education
The future of on-campus learning lies in the right combination of digital and traditional tools
Massive open online courses are transforming higher education—and providing fodder for scientific research.
Greater broadband access will bring the latest digital tools to more teachers and students
One in five science students surveyed by Nature and Scientific American has participated in a MOOC—and most would do so again
Confronted with the explosive popularity of online learning, researchers are seeking new ways to teach the practical skills of science
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Massive open online courses can make higher education more accessible, immersive and comprehensive—if they are deployed with due caution, says Michael M. Crow
Visual notes from the Science of Learning panel at South by Southwest EDU (SXSWedu)
Giving scientists greater access to conceptual and technical tuition through massive open online courses will aid interdisciplinary research, say Hazel Sive and Sanjay Sarma
Schools and universities are embracing technology that tailors content to students' abilities and takes teachers out of the lecturing business. But is it an improvement?
Technology can inspire creativity or dehumanize learning
With forethought and support, science instructors can design effective massive open online courses
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