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‘Learning and the MOOC’ continues April 4

Apr. 2, 2013—The Center for Teaching is hosting an online conference that features presentations by nearly two dozen faculty and administrators from colleges and universities around the world experimenting with massive open online courses.

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Local meetup organized for Coursera software course

Mar. 4, 2013—A meetup has been organized in Nashville for individuals taking Professor of Computer Science Doug Schmidt’s first course on the Coursera platform, Pattern-Oriented Software Architectures for Concurrent and Networked Software, which goes live March 4.

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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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Vanderbilt on Coursera: Pattern-Oriented Software Architectures for Concurrent and Networked Software

Jan. 18, 2013—View this preview video of Doug Schmidt’s spring 2013 Coursera course, Pattern-Oriented Software Architectures for Concurrent and Networked Software. Douglas C. Schmidt is a Professor of Computer Science, Associate Chair of the Computer Science and Engineering program, and a Senior Researcher at the Institute for Software Integrated Systems, all at Vanderbilt University. He has also been the Chief...

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Superfoods: Eat more, lose weight

Jan. 17, 2013—  What if you could eat more and still lose weight? How about reduce disease and increase your lifespan? Sounds too good to be true, but Vanderbilt’s Barb Cramer talks with Vanderbilt School of Nursing’s nutrition expert Jamie Pope about choice foods that can help you change your health odds.   To learn more from...

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Watch: Doug Fisher, other experts discuss “flipped classrooms” with Coursera

Jan. 17, 2013—In this webinar with Coursera, Vanderbilt's Doug Fisher and a panel of experts from other universities discuss the "flipped classroom" model and other learning possibilities offered by participation in massive, open, online course platforms like Coursera. Fisher is associate professor of computer science and of computer engineering.

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VUCast: Eat More, Lose Weight!

Jan. 16, 2013—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast: Eat more, lose weight! A Vandy nutritionist shows how it works Anger in the court! Why ticked-off judges may be better judges. See what inspires some of our professors to teach.

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Listen: Computer scientist Doug Schmidt discusses MOOCs

Jan. 10, 2013—Listen to Doug Schmidt, professor of computer science and of computer engineering, discuss the impact and implications of massive open online courses, or MOOCs, on this episode of the Software Engineering Radio podcast.

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Year in Review: Vanderbilt’s top stories, images, Tweets and shares of 2012

Dec. 17, 2012—The top news stories, Tweets, Facebook posts, photos and videos of the year.

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Vanderbilt University joins other top universities to offer selection of courses online for credit

Nov. 15, 2012—Vanderbilt University and nine of the nation’s other leading colleges and universities announced plans Nov. 15 to begin offering selected courses online for credit.

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The Tennessean: Vanderbilt innovation guru joins online learning revolution

Oct. 22, 2012—David Owens, professor of the practice of management and innovation at Owen Graduate School of Management, will teach a strategic innovation course as part of Vanderbilt’s first online Coursera offerings.

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Coursera co-founder discusses digital learning platform’s rapid growth, success

Oct. 4, 2012—Since its launch roughly a year ago, the online learning consortium Coursera has grown to more than 1.5 million registered users. This rapid expansion speaks to the “hunger” around the world for access to higher education, said Coursera co-founder Daphne Koller, who spoke at Vanderbilt Oct. 2 as part of the 2012-13 John R. and...

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