Educational Technology

September 24, 2013

Brown University Profs explore U.’s online education offerings

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:27 am

by Emily Passarelli,  Brown Daily Herald

Professors stepped out of the classroom and into computer screens this summer with a variety of online class offerings. Through the learning platforms Coursera and Canvas, the University explored different methods of online education. Brown professors taught Massive Open Online Courses, also known as MOOCs, to virtual audiences on Coursera, while Elizabeth Taylor, senior lecturer in English, piloted “Introduction to Creative Nonfiction” with a group of 17 students on Canvas as Brown’s first online for-credit course.

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