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UW-Madison to expand distance learning with Massive Open Online Courses (Feb. 20, 2013)

UW-Madison to expand distance learning with Massive Open Online Courses (Feb. 20, 2013) | 6-Traits Resources | Scoop.it

The University of Wisconsin-Madison has announced that it will offer four pilot courses as part of a new delivery system in higher education known as Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs).

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The 7 Best Places For Online Education | Edudemic

The 7 Best Places For Online Education | Edudemic | 6-Traits Resources | Scoop.it

There’s a whole new language being developed around the hottest trend in education: online learning. From MOOCs (like a cow would say it but with a hard K at the end) to OpenCourseWare to ‘21st century learning‘ … there’s a lot of new terms you should know about.

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Colleges Turn to Crowd-Sourcing Courses

Colleges Turn to Crowd-Sourcing Courses | 6-Traits Resources | Scoop.it
Colleges are building global student bodies and trying to create models for massive open online courses, or MOOCs.


In many ways, the arc of Professor Duneier’s evolution, from professor in a lecture hall to online instructor of tens of thousands, reflects a larger movement, one with the potential to transform higher education.

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, December 13, 2012 3:03 PM

How quickly will traditiona colleges adapt to the changes and challenges of Moocs and all they signify?


We live in interesting times my friends! 

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