Google releases Course Builder, takes online learning down an open-source road

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Google launched an open source course building web application for the growing list of K-12 and big-name universities developing online classes.

The barebones website is a lightweight way to bring course material online, track student engagement (with web traffic and surveys), and evaluate performance. “We want to use this launch to show that Google believes it can contribute to technology in education,” says Google’s Director of Research, Peter Norvig.”

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