The Great Recession spurred groundbreaking innovation in education, including a boom in online learning. Massive, open, online classes, or MOOCs, are reaching beyond campuses and creating classes for the masses.
Sep. 1, 2015 Prehistoric 'sanctuary' regions where New Zealand seabirds survived early human hunting have been documented by scientists. The researchers reconstructed the population histories for prehistoric New ... read more
Aug. 31, 2015 COPD patients who used a digital health application to report their daily symptoms and received same-day treatment recommendations from their health care provider experienced fewer and less severe ... read more
May 20, 2015 Over the past five years, massive open online courses (MOOCs) have become an important component of modern education disrupting many conventions and opening up a wide range of new approaches and ... read more
Oct. 23, 2014 There is a general correlation between unemployment and suicide among men. But the weaker the unemployment protection in the country, the stronger the connection. These findings are reported in a ... read more
May 15, 2014 A new, comprehensive study finds that Massive Online Open Classrooms, or MOOCs, so far are not meeting their goals of broadening access to education, enhancing providers' brand name and ... read more
Nov. 18, 2010 No cohesion, community spirit, trust or interaction? No problem. Online college students said they felt less connected and had a smaller sense of classroom community than those who took the same ... read more