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How MOOCs Could Meet the Challenge of Providing a Global Education

How MOOCs Could Meet the Challenge of Providing a Global Education | Ed Teach | Scoop.it

One of the major challenges for MOOCs—which so far mostly come from U.S. universities—is to tailor the content of courses to a diverse worldwide audience with any number of combinations of language, educational, motivational, and cultural backgrounds. Critics fear the rise of big box education from only a few elite institutions in Western nations, and worry these may not fit the different learning styles in different nations.

 


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, March 15, 2013 5:22 AM

It's been a long time coming, but MOOCs finally seem to be making the news big time.

Ryoma Ohira's curator insight, March 16, 2013 2:44 AM

The popularity of free, online courses offered by universities.

Srimayee Dam's curator insight, July 1, 2014 11:55 AM

Thats' MOOC(s) for you !!

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How Evernote Is Revolutionzing My Classroom - Edudemic

How Evernote Is Revolutionzing My Classroom - Edudemic | Ed Teach | Scoop.it
The great Evernote experiment is underway in the UK. Adam Webster details how he went all-digital with the help of iPads and Evernote.

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Marc Wannenmacher's comment, March 21, 2013 2:53 AM
Now teachers can keep on top of where each student is in their learning. This way students that are falling behind can be helped early.