Observers say the San Jose State University (SJSU) faculty backlash against the school's adoption of massive open online courses (MOOCs) could set a precedent for blocking technology adoption in higher education.

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SJSU's Academic Senate voted overwhelmingly Nov. 18 to request an independent review of the university's governance after many faculty members publicly opposed the school's planned use of the experiment MOOC platform that has put SJSU at the forefront of MOOC experimentation.

Faculty leaders have said the Academic Senate should...

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