moocnewsandreviews.comBy Robert McGuire. San Jose Sate University and edX, the nonprofit MOOC provider founded by Harvard and M.I.T, announced a new partnership today to use edX MOOC materials in for-credit blended classes at California State University campuses. The initiative would build on the model piloted last semester by SJSU Lecturer Khosrow Ghadiri who incorporates the edX MOOC MITx 6.002x Circuits and Electronics into his EE98 Introduction to Circuits Analysis course. He essentially flips the classroom, having his 87 on-campus students use the MOOC materials, including lectures, readings and quizzes, alongside the tens of thousands of other MOOC students. He then devotes classroom time to small-group activities, projects and quizzes to check progress. Read more...