Myths About Open Online Courses at Scale (Inside Higher Ed)


“Everyone I know in higher education seems to have a set of strong opinions about open online education at scale,” says Dartmouth’s Josh Kim in an Inside Higher Ed column about open online courses. “What have we actually learned from participating in this movement? What are the biggest myths about open online courses at scale?”

Myth No.1, writes Kim, Dartmouth’s director of digital learning programs, is that “people involved in open online education at scale are trying to replace residential education.”

Read the full opinion piece, published 2/2/15 by Inside Higher Ed.

The College’s first open online edX course, “Introduction to Environmental Science,” with Professor Andrew Friedland, begins this week.

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