In an effort to curb the high cost of education, Governor Jerry Brown partnered with Udacity to introduce MOOCs to California’s higher education system.  Udacity, a MOOC based in Palo Alto, will partner with San Jose State University to offer online remedial classes in order to prepare students for their required general education courses.  These

Although it’s an older article (dated September 21, 2012), I just had to share this one. Inside Higher Ed  has reported that there are websites now available that offer students the opportunity for someone to take an entire online class for them.  These companies guarantee work on all assignments, tests, papers, and other activities for a fee

Video games have been a huge source of controversy for kids, parents, and teachers since Atari reared its ugly head in the 80’s.  Educators and parents have spent years telling kids that video games would fry brain cells and to spend more time with their heads in the books.   Once thought to be the

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