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Most MOOC courses, iversity’s included, are quantitative. But humanities departments are adapting curricula to online platforms, a less intuitive medium for teaching subjective material.  We look to the thirty-three thousand-student Coursera class “Modern & Contemporary American Poetry”, as a successful example. Its assignments are similar to those in a traditional university, with students close-reading texts then analyzing them. […]

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There’s big, concerning news in the realm of higher education in Germany, about which iversity recently published a press release. Germany’s 20 biggest universities will, starting in winter 2013/14, apply a Numerus Clauses to two third of their undergraduate programs, as reported by the „Süddeutsche Zeitung“. Barriers to entry are alarming, but it seems that […]

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MOOCs, massive open online courses, are currently offered in a multitude of subjects and languages. They’re created by collaborations between universities, individual professors and instructors, and production platforms (like iversity, Coursera, edX, etc.). While most courses stem from US universities and platforms, forward-thinking members of Europe’s educational sphere are increasingly planning and producing MOOCs. The MOOC […]

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Bernau, 2. August 2013 – Aufgrund ständig steigender Studierendenzahlen sehen sich die Universitäten gezwungen, Zulassungsbeschränkungen für einen Großteil ihrer Studiengänge einzuführen. Nur mit einer Verlagerung der Lehre ins Internet ist es möglich, der großen Zahl an Studienwilligen Herr zu werden. iversity bietet kostenlosen Zugang zu Online-Kursen auf universitärem Niveau. Wie die Süddeutsche Zeitung berichtet, werden die 20 […]

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Bernau, 2 August 2013 – Due to ever-increasing numbers of students, universities are forced to set up registration limitations for their undergraduate study programs. Only with a relocation of education to the internet is it possible to master the huge number of students. iversity offers free access to online courses at the university level. As the […]

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