online learning http://ripr.org en Study Questions Use of MOOCs http://ripr.org/post/study-questions-use-moocs <p>A <a href="http://www.gse.upenn.edu/pressroom/press-releases/2013/12/penn-gse-study-shows-moocs-have-relatively-few-active-users-only-few-persisti" target="_blank">new study</a> out of the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education has found that, on average, just four percent of people who sign up for online courses complete them. Thu, 12 Dec 2013 14:23:28 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 26161 at http://ripr.org Schools Cutting Music Programs? Juilliard Offers a Solution http://ripr.org/post/schools-cutting-music-programs-juilliard-offers-solution <p>One of the nation’s most selective conservatories for the performing arts is now offering online classes for elementary and secondary students. The initiative, dubbed<a href="http://www.nationalconnectionsacademy.com/private-school/curriculum/juilliard-online-music.aspx" target="_blank"> “Juilliard eLearning</a>,” includes hands-on music instruction and demonstrations from Juilliard faculty and students.<br> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 13:52:06 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 12242 at http://ripr.org