Monday November 26 marked the launch of Duke’s third MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), “Think Again: How to Reason and Argue.” Students in this course will learn how to understand and assess arguments by other …

The Guardian, the British national daily newspaper, asks: Do online courses spell the end for the traditional university? Carole Cadwalladr toured through a brief history of MOOCs, including Udacity, Khan Academy, Open University, iTunesU, Coursera …

Mohamed Noor and his course assistant, Justin Johnsen met some of the students in their Introduction to Genetics and Evolution Coursera course in a Google Hangout. Find out from students, in their own words, why …

In the past few weeks, the first courses from Duke’s Coursera experiment have been getting underway.  What’s been involved behind the scenes to get the courses off the ground? Planning and materials preparation for the …

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 course bills itself as …

This has been an exciting week for the Center for Instructional Technology. Duke’s first Coursera MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), “Bioelectricity: A Quantitative Approach” launched yesterday! All of us are pleased at the size and …

Today Duke announced its plans to partner with Coursera, an educational company started by two Stanford professors last year, in offering online courses free and open to the world. During the next academic year, Duke …