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The making of a MOOC: Coursera launches at Vanderbilt March 4

Mar. 4, 2013—Learn more about what goes into creating an online course for tens of thousands of students from the faculty who will be teaching Vanderbilt's first foray into MOOCs.

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A message from Chancellor Zeppos: Vanderbilt joins Coursera

Sep. 19, 2012—Dear Vanderbilt Community: As one of our nation’s and world’s top research universities, Vanderbilt advances its mission by  integrating and disseminating knowledge and information. Increasingly, Internet technology presents an exciting conduit for the broad dissemination of knowledge to millions. Last year, I appointed a Committee on Social Media and the Internet to study the landscape...

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Vanderbilt University to offer free courses online through Coursera

Sep. 19, 2012—Vanderbilt University will make its first institution-wide foray into offering worldwide, free, digital courses by some of its leading faculty members in spring 2013 via the digital learning consortium Coursera.

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Chancellor assembles Committee on Social Media and the Internet

Feb. 10, 2012—As part of the administration’s ongoing efforts to incorporate new technologies, especially social media, into the execution of the university’s mission, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has organized the Committee on Social Media and the Internet. Vanderbilt faculty, researchers, physicians, students and staff comprise the year-long task force and are charged with “… evaluating, discussing and...

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