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Desire2Learn rolls out online education service to rival Coursera & Udacity

Desire2Learn rolls out online education service to rival Coursera & Udacity | Education Resources | Scoop.it

The company provides a full suite of software tools to K-12 schools in North America, and it competes with education giant Blackboard. Its technology largely works in the backend, but today, Desire2Learn, or “D2L” as its known internally, is making a broader push to consumers.

The ed-tech company does not want to miss out on the massive open online course trend...

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Physics Games - online physics-based games

A collection of physics-based games that can be played online and embedded into your blog or website.
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The Best 21 Educational Wikis of 2012 ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The Best 21 Educational Wikis of 2012 ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Education Resources | Scoop.it
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Screencasts as a Pedagogical Tool - TA Connections Newsletter Spring 2010

Screencasts as a Pedagogical Tool - TA Connections Newsletter Spring 2010 | Education Resources | Scoop.it
Spring 2010 TA Connections Newsletter from the Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center at Northern Illinois University
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Award-winning LMS for teachers and school administrators | Schoology

Award-winning LMS for teachers and school administrators | Schoology | Education Resources | Scoop.it
Schoology is an innovative learning management system (LMS) and social network that makes it easy to create and share academic content. Sign up today.
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Your Brain Online: A Review Of The Neuroscience MOOC from Coursera - moocnewsandreviews.com

In Professor Idan Segev’s outstanding neuroscience MOOC , Synapses, Neurons and Brains on Coursera, students learn how electrical activity in a single nerve cell link to more sophisticated brain functions.
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An example of an engaging MOOC.  What are the key factors?

 

-Breaking down complicated topics coherently

-Creating a model that is referenced consistently

-Building on introductory material throughout course

-Engaging audio and video supplements

-Discussion forum staffed by knowledgable facilitators

-Exuding passion for the material

-Focusing on topics of widespread interest

-Making material attainable to novice learners

 

Anything I am missing?

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Teaching Tools: Using Online Simulations and Games

Teaching Tools: Using Online Simulations and Games | Education Resources | Scoop.it
Students who are passionate gamers can talk a blue streak about the virtual online worlds where they invest their free time and energy.
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Guide to Online Course Design - infographic

Guide to Online Course Design - infographic | Education Resources | Scoop.it

... This infographic outlines some of the key components to creating an online course.  Naturally, not every item is an absolute necessary (many of which will depend on your needs), but they all do provide value for your online courses...

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A well organized design is key to making your MOOC effective.

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Advancing HIgher Education through IT

 

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