Posted January 2nd, 2013 in Strategic Planning Blog
There might be some interest in the certificate that is issued by Coursera. Here’s mine for the Model Thinking Course.
As you can see it’s a Coursera certificate and not from the University of Michigan which delivered the course. There’s also a substantial disclaimer about the relationship of the Coursera content to any University of Michigan [...]
Posted December 3rd, 2012 in Strategic Planning Blog
I’ve just completed the Model Thinking Course run by the University of Michigan offered through Coursera.
The lecturer was the very engaging Professor Scott E Page.
The objective of the course was to learn how to think with models and use them to make sense of the complex world around us. I’ve already found that an understanding [...]
Posted August 24th, 2012 in Strategic Planning Blog
Hanover recently released a paper, Trends in Online and Adult Education, which might be of interest.
Trends in Online and Adult Education
The paper examines trends in online degrees and finds that online enrolment at US colleges and universities has grown at a greater rate than overall enrolment in higher education.
The section on adult education is especially [...]
Posted July 4th, 2012 in Strategic Planning Blog
Over the last decade a new open content educational perspective has been gaining momentum around the world. Furthermore, the roles of teaching and learning in higher education have been undergoing a seismic shift due to rapid changes in technology and the role it plays in people’s daily lives.
In a recent article published in The Conversation, UWA researcher David Glance discusses how open-source technology platforms have allowed top [...]