Clickers, MOOCs and LEGO: This week's most-read education news
Coursera's partnership with the U.S. government made waves this week—so much so that Education Dive took a look at other non-university organizations partnering with MOOC providers. LEGO also made headlines with its inroads in college engineering classrooms, while President Obama's college plan was met with skepticism during a public forum.
Check out our feature on 5 companies championing active learning with clicker tech and more in this week's most read Education Dive posts!
- Clicker tech: 5 companies championing active learning: Solutions allowing students to use their own devices are taking over the market.
- 7 non-university MOOC partnerships: Who are their students?: Many of these partnerships, which range from museums to the U.S. government, share a core audience.
- Coursera forms partnership with U.S. government: "Learning hubs" give foreign students access to Internet and free American college classes.
- LEGO working its way into engineering programs: Big-name schools are trying to engage students with a familiar toy.
- Obama's college plan sees skeptical reception at forum: One professor terms the plan's ideas "cures worse than the disease."
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