Educational Technology

April 16, 2013

Duke librarians aid MOOCs with technology, research

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:40 am

By Margot Tuchler, Duke Chronicle

Coursera students see their professors in the online course videos, but they do not see the teams of people working behind the scenes to make the videos possible. The advent of massive open online courses in the higher education community—specifically Coursera, which Duke partnered with last summer—has demanded expertise from a variety of sectors across the Duke Libraries system, which is responsible for more than just books and databases. In fact, the relationship between professors and the online Coursera platform has largely been bridged by the Center for Instructional Technology, a division of Duke Libraries dedicated to helping teachers integrate various technologies into their lessons.

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