Education Unchained
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How MOOCs are already changing the world
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Plan Your Free Online Education at Lifehacker U: Spring Semester 2013

Plan Your Free Online Education at Lifehacker U: Spring Semester 2013 | Education Unchained | Scoop.it
Your education doesn't have to stop once you leave school—freedom from the classroom just means you have more control over what you learn and when you learn it.
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Digital badges denote education and skills gained

Digital badges denote education and skills gained | Education Unchained | Scoop.it
Mozilla's Open Badges project aims to create a library of symbols that indicate skills and learning achieved by potential employees outside of mainstream education.
Omar Degoli's insight:

Millions of people are quickly learning new skills, but what happen when it comes to qualification? Bringing high level education out of the college to so many people will open a huge market for a lot of other services.

 

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Eight Brilliant Minds on the Future of Online Education

Eight Brilliant Minds on the Future of Online Education | Education Unchained | Scoop.it
Massively open online classes (MOOCs) are the single most important technological development of the millennium so far.
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Some interesting comments on the panel about MOOCs at Davos, few days ago

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Married to the MOOC (Part 1)

In the Fall of 2011, my husband Sebastian Thrun, then a professor of Computer Science at Stanford and a Google Fellow working on self-driving cars and Google Glass, decided to take his Artificial Intelligence class online...

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What a real MOOC should be, explained while trying to teach humanities courses online.

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A Bill of Rights and Principles for Learning in the Digital Age

A Bill of Rights and Principles for Learning in the Digital Age | Education Unchained | Scoop.it
PreambleWork
on this Bill of Rights & Principles began in Palo Alto, California,
on December 14, 2012
Omar Degoli's insight:

I'm not sure that it's already time to write a bill of rights like this one, I think it's more about learning by doing and let's see what happen, but if you wish to participate in this ongoing work, #learnersrights is the hashtag.

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