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The acronym Mooc has made the Oxford Dictionaries Online – a web-based lexicon of current English by the publishers of the Oxford English Dictionary.
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Webinar given for University of Cape Town 17-Oct-2013 exploring the pedagogical differences between cMOOCs and xMOOCs.
Don't Call It a Course Inside Higher Ed “Like degrees and credits and badging and competency are blurring lines, so too are content and social learning and concept-based learning blurring the lines of the traditional 'course,' ” Maurer said.
This rise of the MOOC has spurred a reexamination of many entrenched higher education practices, such as the typical college course and how it's taught. (RT @csamgo87: "Can MOOCs revolutionize the college transcript?
Literature review of moocs and other online/distance learning models
Are MOOCs Degrading Professors into Education Projectionists? http://t.co/xQZ52lsevJ via #thinkingabouthighered
The chatter around the need to improve education in the U.S. has been going on for decades, but it looks like something is finally going to happen. Why? Because the business model of higher education is truly under attack.
-- A guest post by Ned Hall (Harvard) MOOCs and MOOTs are different things, and we should be working a lot more on the latter than the former.
Gary Matkin: Five Truths about MOOCs | The EvoLLLution http://t.co/FRqpkyDzr3
A severely autistic boy, who credits academics at Edinburgh with helping his condition, has visited the University.
Southampton to run one of first FutureLearn Moocs - Times Higher Education http://t.co/cgOV2jKH58 #Southampton
Hack Education Weekly News: Zombie MOOCs, MOOC Defectors, and Other Ed-Tech Drama on DiHE- Digitalisation in Higher Education curated by Oliver Janoschka (Hack Education Weekly News: Zombie MOOCs, MOOC Defectors, and Other Ed-Tech Drama | @scoopit...
Adapt to online learning or become obsolete University World News However as flagged in the recent Open University Innovating Pedagogy 2013 research report, MOOCs have a powerful and unique role to play in bringing together other online pedagogical...
Learner Experiences with MOOCs and Open Online Learning on Connectivism curated by Susan Bainbridge (RT @eddebainbridge: Learner Experiences with MOOCs and Open Online Learning @scoopit http://t.co/faloVqzj8J)...
Today's students don't need more technology; they don't need more PowerPoint and computer-based learning platforms. What they need are enthusiastic and talented and creative teachers and professors who see education not as a job but as a calling.
What’s the point of an ePortfolio? yep!
The Open University's foray into the world of MOOCs, FutureLearn, is to open for 'Beta' students later this month with the first courses due to start in October. FutureLearn is somewhat behind the ...
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Alone in my office yesterday afternoon, avoiding work on a book proposal, I read a couple of really interesting, seemingly-unrelated articles that actually go great together. The first was an old C...
As MOOCs are made available for credit, credible--scalable--assessment options are essential. CT looks at the options.
Image by Giulia Forsythe via Flickr by Talia Gibas The field of education is swimming in acronyms (care to forecast what a new AYP system will look like (Online courses and their future impact on arts education http://t.co/R19yNrr77q...
Who is going to win the MOOC Death Battle?
If you’re looking for the Amazon of online higher ed, forget about Coursera—it’s iTunes U.
MOOCs starting to scare Universities and Professors - Gigaom had a great article this week on some of the push b... http://t.co/5GFRAjgnpj
edX and other MOOC providers expand offerings, assess effectiveness, and move toward course credit.