Technology Mediated Education, MOOCs and Lifelong Learning

Technology Mediated Education, MOOCs and Lifelong Learning

Higher education leaders are discussing the ramifications of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) offered through new organizations such as Coursera or Udacity. Web-based or online courses have been offered at universities since 1994 so why is the MOOC discussion receiving so much attention? Is it because the courses are free? Are we stunned that elite [...]

21st Century Mentoring: A New Take on an Old Tradition

President Susan Aldridge of University of Maryland University College (UMUC)delivered this keynote address, titled “21st Century Mentoring: A New Take on an Old Tradition” and delivered in Women Administrators in Higher Education. Washington, D.C. We all in our own way represent what I will call enlightened women of the 21st century. Women who feel free [...]