Do They Understand the Key Lesson of Their MOOC?

Seems like a contradiction!To yours truly comes word that Cornell University is offering an  online course (MOOC) on American Capitalism.No problem with that, I guess, but they are giving it away for free.  Don't think capitalism works like that - but what do I know?Details at

Yawning Gap Between Student and Instructor

Inside Higher Ed today features a YouTube video (below) from a Cornell instructor who becomes upset when someone yawns. Apparently, the lectures are routinely videoed by the Hotel School and the YouTube extract comes from the official recording. Although in this case the recording was official, it is well to note that cellphones can produce … Continue reading Yawning Gap Between Student and Instructor