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Time to Make Public Education Public?

This is an exciting time for intellectually curious and resourceful students. An explosion of web-based educational materials has made detailed instruction on many topics easily and freely available to anyone with internet access. However, the vast majority of course materials, … Continue reading

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Grading support is here!

thisCourse now provides a secure, simple and fast way to get grades to your students. You can enable gradebook support for your classes right now by clicking “Enable gradebook” on the options tab. To add grades, visit the Grades tab … Continue reading

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Improved document handling is here

We’ve just released a new interface for handling documents. Posting readings and assignments is one of the most important aspects of a course website and thisCourse has the simplest interface around for quickly uploading and organizing documents fo

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New site design

We’ve just rolled out some major improvements to the homepage. The new design better highlights the benefits of using thisCourse, and brings the design of the site to a new level. The syllabus pages haven’t changed for now, so … Continue reading

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How is thisCourse different?

When we talk to people about thisCourse, they often wonder how it’s different than what they currently use to teach their class. I’d like to outline some of the advantages of thisCourse, and then discuss how it’s specifically different than … Continue reading

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Welcome to thisCourse!

Welcome to the thisCourse blog. We’re aiming to make thisCourse the easiest way available to create a full-featured class website. On this blog, we will keep you updated with the latest features as we introduce them. We hope you find … Continue reading

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