MOOCs vs. Higher Ed

I’ve noticed something over the past few months. Almost every day, Inside HigherEd features an article with the word “MOOC” in the title. And every time I click on it! I can’t be alone. Clearly other people in higher ed are interested in MOOCs. There have been...

MOOCs: The Jesuit Way of the Why and How

In this lengthy post, I want to explore best practices in delivering a Massive Open Online Course (MOOCs). In looking to find the answers, I revert back to ensuring the ‘human touch’ and relevant values found in Jesuit institutions like the one I currently...

MOOCs: 3 Tips for Completion

Photo by AJC1To clarify, a MOOC is a Massive Open Online Course. This is the new face of learning- where everything is free, and open, and delivered in a community of learners…sort of. One of the great attributes of MOOCs, and sometimes pitfalls, is that they...

The Accessible Ph.D.

Photo by goXunuReviewsNothing is more frustrating than being asked to read a poorly scanned in document. Whether the text is way too small or barely visible or crooked on the page, sometimes it’s just impossible to really enjoy the reading experience. I can...