Friday, September 13, 2013
Study Shows Effort Not MOOC Tech Spells Success
Student effort, not whiz bang technology, made the difference for passing mathematics courses designed by online provider Udacity through San Jose State University last spring, according to a report released by the university. The research, funded by the National Science Foundation and conducted by a team from the state's community college system and San Jose State, described problems collecting data from any but the top students and from Udacity, which countered these claims. See the full story here and the original report appears here.