Educational Technology in Higher Education
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Behind The Scenes In The Making Of A MOOC

Behind The Scenes In The Making Of A MOOC | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The emerging world of K–12 blended learning remains a young field full of promise for personalizing learning and boosting outcomes for all students. More and more bright spots are emerging every day. But there are also challenges.
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Yes, Higher Education And College Is Going To Get Disrupted By New Technology - Forbes

Yes, Higher Education And College Is Going To Get Disrupted By New Technology - Forbes | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
One of the most hidebound areas of the modern economy, and this applies in Europe just as much as the US, is higher education.
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How Online Courses Can Form a Basis for On-Campus Teaching - Daphne Koller

How Online Courses Can Form a Basis for On-Campus Teaching - Daphne Koller | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Last week, Antioch University announced its intention to allow students to take credit-bearing classes based on some of the courses offered on Coursera. Until now, online courses have been used primarily in one of two ways: as MOOCs (non-credit-bearing classes open to anyone), and within the academic institutions producing these classes, to support a “flipped classroom” model for their own registered students.

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Is Coursera the Beginning of the End for Traditional Higher Education? - Forbes

Is Coursera the Beginning of the End for Traditional Higher Education? - Forbes | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
In the New York Times story today about the dramatic expansion of online higher education venture Coursera, co-founder Daphne Koller is quoted as saying that the year-old company is not planning to offer degrees.

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What My 11 Year Old's Stanford Course Taught Me About Online Education

What My 11 Year Old's Stanford Course Taught Me About Online Education | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
My 11 year old son just took a course at Stanford. That has a nice ring to it but it is actually meaningless because these days anyone can take a course at Stanford. You don’t even have to pay.
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The Real Winners of the Coming Revolution in Higher Education - Forbes

The Real Winners of the Coming Revolution in Higher Education - Forbes | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
This article is by Bruce Guile, president and co-founder of Course Gateway, an online education consultancy, and David Teece, executive director of the Institute of Business Innovation at the University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of...
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What Is The Flipped Classroom Model And Why Is It Amazing? (With Infographic) - Forbes

What Is The Flipped Classroom Model And Why Is It Amazing? (With Infographic) - Forbes | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Via Benoit Anger and Thomas Roulet, comes this pretty useful infographic on the increasingly-famous "flipped classroom" model promoted by, among others, Khan Academy's Sal Khan: (More below.) What's great about this infographic is that it presents...
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Good infographic with pros and cons, winners and losers.

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Are They Learning Or Cheating? Online Teaching's Dilemma

Are They Learning Or Cheating? Online Teaching's Dilemma | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Online-teaching pioneers such as Coursera and Udacity are beaming top professors' lessons into students' homes worldwide, while slashing costs, getting rid of stuffy lecture halls and improving public access.
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How Would You Like A Graduate Degree For $100? - Forbes

How Would You Like A Graduate Degree For $100? - Forbes | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Conventional ­university teaching is way too costly, inefficient and ­ineffective to survive for long, says Sebastian Thrun.
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Hilary Greenebaum's comment, June 7, 2012 5:23 PM
Wonder what international "library" classes or sessions would look like? Great ideas in this article thanks!