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MOOCs for Professor Profit?

Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are all the rage these days.  Usually they’re free.  But a provocative story in the Chronicle highlights a new service that offers “ultra-affordable” MOOCs — and the tuition paid by the online student is split … Continue reading

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Faculty Learning Communities Off to a Great Start

This year SMU introduced a new kind of support for teaching excellence, the Faculty Learning Community.  These small interdisciplinary groups focus on a topic, study it together, and use their findings to enhance their own  classes.  In addition, the group … Continue reading

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