Social networks, Cal State and Coursera: The week's most read education news
Education Dive unveiled its new directory of social networks for educators this week and the debut certainly commanded readers' attention. MOOCs also continued to dominate the education spotlight as a California bill backed by Coursera was placed on hold and a report found the industry-disrupting tools making gains in flipped classrooms. Check out our feature on 6 social networks that can make you better at your education job and more in this week's most read education news.
- 6 social networks that can make you better at your education job: Whether you are looking for a new position or just some feedback from peers, these networks excel at professional development for educators.
- Social Networks for Educators: Our new directory shows you where to go: Education Dive now has a database with info on more than 30 social networking options that will help you out—both in and out of the classroom.
- Online learning: Cal State system releases 'radical' plan: All students will have access to online courses in an effort to alleviate class crowding.
- Online education bill backed by Coursera likely on hold: The proposed law had attracted criticism from teachers unions' and faculty groups.
- MOOCs finding money in the 'flipped classroom': The revenue can help online learning companies supplement the courses they give away.
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