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The attack on higher ed — and why we should welcome it

The attack on higher ed — and why we should welcome it | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it

"By George Siemens. In the past few years, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have become a lens used by educators, entrepreneurs, education reformers and venture capitalists to view the higher education system ..."

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How Do Learners Experience Open Online Learning? | Open Education | HYBRID PEDAGOGY


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The LMS Instructure Enters the MOOC Fray

The LMS Instructure Enters the MOOC Fray | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it

Not content with being the young upstart in the LMS industry taking on the aging giants of Blackboard and Desire2Learn, Instructure has now decided to enter another market and take on some of the upstarts there, namely Coursera and edX. That is, tonight it launches the Canvas Network, which in the words of CEO Josh Coates, is “our answer to the whole MOOC hype.


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Are Moocs the best chance we have to satisfy a global thirst for education? - The Guardian

Are Moocs the best chance we have to satisfy a global thirst for education? - The Guardian | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it

"There are certainly Mooc junkies, who take them for no other reason than they're free and they like hanging out," grins Dr Ben Brabon of Edgehill university, whose massive open online course in vampire fiction is one of only two accredited Moocs currently on offer in the UK.

 


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Higher education: our MP3 is the mooc

Higher education: our MP3 is the mooc | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it

Academics have watched the internet change the music industry, books and news. And yet, now it's happening in higher education, we are about to screw it up, says Clay Shirky


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Academics have watched the internet change the music industry, books and news. And yet, now it's happening in higher education, we are about to screw it up, says Clay Shirky

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Free online courses in Education Technology (IET) at the OU

Free online courses in Education Technology (IET) at the OU | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it

The Education faculty at the OU is now offering you the chance to take part in a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). These courses are offered for free and are open to all.


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