Helping MOOC students navigate open educational resources

The MIT-Fujitsu partnership will give students access to thousands of STEM resources.

Open education, open textbooks, massive open online courses (MOOCs) — there’s a common element that ties together many of higher education’s most-hyped online learning buzz phrases.

You’ll find it in the first “O” of MOOC.

But educators adopting that “O,” also tend to inherit the “M,” as in massive amounts of students, information and resources. Managing a large volume of material and finding ways to get such a large body of students to connect with that material can be a challenge.…Read More