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We need to change everything on campus: Anant Agarwal of edX on MOOCs, MIT and new models of higher educationWe need to change everything on campus: Anant Agarwal of edX on MOOCs, MIT and new models of higher education

Posted By Helen Walters

Whenever something is declared the subject of “the year of,” you know said subject is ripe for a big fat backlash. So, when The New York Times declared 2012 “the year of the MOOC,” it thus came to pass that massive open online courses should next become the subject of massive, open, often online criticism, as critics gathered to […]

Education

What’s next for MOOCs?What’s next for MOOCs?

Posted By Thu-Huong Ha

“Questions Worth Asking” is a new editorial series from TED in which we’ll pose thorny questions to those with a thoughtful, relevant (or irrelevant but still interesting) take. This week: “What’s next for MOOCs?”, those online courses that have thrown a techno-bomb at traditional higher education. Here, a primer to catch you up if you’ve somehow managed […]

Live from TEDGlobal 2013

TED Global newsmakers: A closer look at Laptop U, plus the first all-female race in Beirut, and more

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

With TEDGlobal 2013 just 17 days in the distance, we in the TED office are getting very excited to “Think Again.” Here, a look at the conference speakers who made the news this week. Education innovator Anant Agarwal is interviewed in The New Yorker article “Laptop U.” The founder of edX, Harvard and MIT’s online […]