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Posted: Tuesday, February 26, 2013 9:19 pm | Updated: 2:15 am, Wed Feb 27, 2013.

Massively open online courses are reshaping how instructors and students approach learning but likely will serve as an adjunct to, rather than a total replacement for, the familiar, traditional higher education classroom experience, according to a University of Virginia professor who is among the first to teach such a course.

And though the technology exists to connect tens of thousands of students digitally, maintaining student engagement and measuring and quantifying their progress remain challenges.

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