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digital digs: MOOCs and the general education economy

digital digs: MOOCs and the general education economy | AAEEBL -- MOOCs, Badges & ePortfolios | Scoop.it
Steve Krause writes that the recent EDC-MOOC (in which we both participated) was "meh." I agree. But you know what else was meh for me? School. K-12. Undergrad. Grad. meh. meh. meh. I was never very good at playing the...

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The Taming of the MOOC--With ePortfolio Evidence -- Campus Technology

The Taming of the MOOC--With ePortfolio Evidence -- Campus Technology | AAEEBL -- MOOCs, Badges & ePortfolios | Scoop.it
How ePortfolios can help "tame" the flood of openness and educational opportunity arising with MOOCs and other new modalities.
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From the 1/16/13 article by Trent Batson:

 

"The IT revolution that was supposed to transform higher education has failed to materialize, at least in the way we had imagined it. The revolution did occur, but not directly within higher education--instead, it changed the overall nature of work in our culture. And now, higher education seems to be behind the curve, struggling to catch up.

 

Enter the MOOC--a relatively new buzzword meaning Massive Open Online Course. And it holds hope for many as a way for higher education to "catch up." Indeed, MOOCs could be one way to get ahead of the curve again, or, they could become a yet another material threat to higher education. Here's how to turn this "threat" into something much more positive.

 

Read the full article at Campus Technology -- http://campustechnology.com/articles/2013/01/16/the-taming-of-the-mooc.aspx

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Being social in a MOOC

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Social media and digital learning environments are now combined. As part of the MOOC experience, students are requested to join debates and course’s topics on social networks, such as Facebook, Twi...

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