Raising success rates with online courses

New Carnegie Mellon U. Project Will Build Online Community-College Courses

Carnegie Mellon University is expanding its open online-learning efforts with a new project focused on community colleges. 

The Community College Open Learning Initiative is the second wave of an educational experiment that gained attention recently from the Obama administration. Carnegie Mellon’s work has given about 300 classrooms around the world access to software-enhanced, college-level online-course material in subjects like biology and statistics. These digital environments track students’ progress, give them feedback, and tip off professors about where students are struggling so the instructors can make better use of class time.

Read full article: http://chronicle.com/blogPost/New-Carnegie-Mellon-U-Project/7692/?sid=wc&utm_source=wc&utm_medium=en

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