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Daphne Koller is enticing top universities to put their most intriguing courses online for free -- not just as a service, but as a way to research how people learn. With Coursera (cofounded by Andrew Ng), each keystroke, quiz, peer-to-peer discussion and self-graded assignment builds an unprecedented pool of data on how knowledge is processed.

With Coursera, Daphne Koller and co-founder Andrew Ng are bringing courses from top colleges online, free, for anyone who wants to take them. Bio:

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Become a Peer Reviewer for MERLOT

By Jean Mandernach

We’re looking for faculty to strengthen the following MERLOT Editorials as well as developing new Editorial Boards. Please contact Cathy Swift at if you’re interested. Some of the Editorial boards we are looking to strengthen are Criminal Justice, Engineering, Music and Technical Allied Health.

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Twitter for Learning?

By Jean Mandernach

Twitter, best known as the 140-character social-networking site where Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga chit-chat with fans, has become a new literary format that is improving student learning, a new study argues.


Become a Peer Reviewer for JIR

By Jean Mandernach – 2 Comments

Join the GCU community of teaching scholars and provide your feedback on the current discussion papers for the Journal of Instructional Research.

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