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ERIC Number: EJ1062706
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 18
ISSN: EISSN-2161-4210
Assessment's Place in the New MOOC World
Sandeen, Cathy
Research & Practice in Assessment, v8 p5-12 Sum 2013
Cathy Sandeen is Vice President for Education Attainment and Innovation at American Council on Education, the nation's largest organization providing leadership and advocacy for all sectors of higher education. Within this role she develops and articulates ACE's attainment agenda and currently oversees a large research project on Massive Open Online Courses. Until January 2013, she served as dean of Continuing Education and UCLA Extension at the University of California, Los Angeles. This essay provides a brief primer on the evolution of MOOCs, an overview of major forces and trends shaping this evolution, and the role of assessment within the MOOC context.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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