Monthly Archives: January 2012

More on-line educational resources


My last post detailed information about MIT’s initiative to make high quality content available on-line for free.  At the time, I had assumed that the content available through MITx open courseware was relatively unique, so imagine my surprise when I was exposed … Continue reading

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MIT offers credential certification for on-line classes


A recent article posted on The Chronicle of Higher Education’s website details information about MIT’s initiative to provide official certification for completion of on-line content. http://chronicle.com/article/MIT-Mints-a-Valuable-New-Form/130410/ This certification will provide credibility for on-line learners through knowledge assessment to ensure mastery … Continue reading

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Introduction


Greetings, blogosphere. My name is David Emerson, and this blog is a course requirement for the absolutely final academic class that I will ever be required to complete (I hope). That is not to say that my academic journey or … Continue reading

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