History in the making: The 1st Coursera Partners’ Conference

The 1st Coursera Partners’ Conference took place at the University of Pennsylvania on Friday, April 5th and Saturday, April 6th, 2013. The first notable event of the conference was the panel discussion lead by Amy Gutmann that took place on … read more

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Flipping the classroom

  The 1st Coursera Partners’ Conference that took place at UPenn on April 5th-6th, included panel sessions on a variety of interesting topics. One of the sessions was on the concept of the flipped classroom and how MOOCs might improve … read more

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What are twitter hashtags and how to use them

Compiled By: OnlineCollegeCourses.com Do you see these weird hashtags everywhere and have no idea what they are or how to use them? This post is for you. When you post on twitter you can add a hashtag at the end … read more

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The unreasonable popularity of scary

Every year around Halloween, I take my kids to a Halloween store to pick a costume. Every time I find myself surrounded by skeletons, scary masks, vampire costumes, fake blood, grave stones, evil laughs, screeching doors  and other scary sound … read more

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If content is king, then let’s ban SEO

Have you ever tried to do a research project on, for example, “Mother’s Day” trying to find historical information about the origins of the day? Even worse, have you ever tried to verify information you found on the web by … read more

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Studying trees in Fall: A visit to the Morris Arboretum

Trees are critical to our existence and Fall is the perfect time of the year to study them. Great time to go out, look at the leaves and the trunks and identify the trees by name. Observe the difference between … read more

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