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Jonathan Haber

Jonathan Haber is an educational researcher, writer and consultant whose work spans K-12 and higher education. His Degree of Freedom One Year BA project, which involved trying to learn the equivalent of a BA in just twelve months using only MOOCs and other forms of free learning, was featured in the New York Times, Boston Globe, Chronicle of Higher Education, Wall Street Journal and other major media sources.

In addition to his work on how to teach and assess critical-thinking skills, Jonathan recently helped start a new graduate school of education as the organisation’s director of learner assessment, and was the founder and CEO of SkillCheck, Inc., a pioneer in the field of performance-based testing.

Jonathan’s books include Critical Thinking Essentials and MOOCS Essentials from MIT Press and National Educational Technology Standards for Students (NET*S): Resources for Assessment, published by the International Society for Technology in Education.



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