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The thorny issue of MOOCs and OER

The thorny issue of MOOCs and OER | Effective MOOCs | Scoop.it
Along with the news that GCU and the Scottish College Development Network are developing guidelines for the creation and use of open educational resources, another Scottish news item caught my attention this week.

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MOOC madness: Let's inject a healthy dose of skepticism

MOOC madness: Let's inject a healthy dose of skepticism | Effective MOOCs | Scoop.it
As we in higher ed continue to draw on all the wonderful techie tools at our disposal, it might also be wise to ask tough questions regarding Coursera and MOOCs.

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103 Professors Lift the Curtain Behind the MOOC Hype | Chronicle | WiredAcademic

103 Professors Lift the Curtain Behind the MOOC Hype | Chronicle | WiredAcademic | Effective MOOCs | Scoop.it
Independent news source & thought center for the online education community.

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MOOCs are here. How should state universities respond? | Dangerously Irrelevant

MOOCs are here. How should state universities respond? | Dangerously Irrelevant | Effective MOOCs | Scoop.it
Here is a short essay on MOOCs that Drs. Steve Vardeman and Max Morris, Statistics faculty at Iowa State University, gave me permission to
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What does the future of design for online learning look like? Emerging Technologies, Openness, MOOCs, digital scholarship #cfhe12

These are the slides of an invited talk I gave at ICEM 2012.

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Dataset-driven research to support learning and knowledge analytics by Vert, Manouselis, Drachsler, Duval (June 2012)

Dataset-driven research to support learning and knowledge analytics by Vert, Manouselis, Drachsler, Duval (June 2012) | Effective MOOCs | Scoop.it

by Verbert, Katrien; Manouselis, Nikos; Drachsler, Hendrik; Duval, Erik

Educational Technology and Society vol:15 issue:3  (June 2012) pages:133-148

 

Abstract: In various research areas, the availability of open datasets is considered as key for research and application purposes. These datasets are used as benchmarks to develop new algorithms and to compare them to other algorithms in given settings. Finding such available datasets for experimentation can be a challenging task in technology enhanced learning, as there are various sources of data that have not been identified and documented exhaustively. In this paper, we provide such an analysis of datasets that can be used for research on learning and knowledge analytics. First, we present a framework for the analysis of educational datasets. Then, we analyze existing datasets along the dimensions of this framework and outline future challenges for the collection and sharing of educational datasets.


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Ten Terrific Mind Mapping and Brainstorming Tools

Ten Terrific Mind Mapping and Brainstorming Tools | Effective MOOCs | Scoop.it

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Mooc Definition from Financial Times Lexicon

mooc: Mooc is an acronym for “massive open online course”. It refers to a web-based class designed to support a ...
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MOOCs will never replace traditional higher ed - Minnesota Daily

MOOCs will never replace traditional higher edMinnesota DailyThe concept of a MOOC predates the digital age.
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Infinite Thinking Machine 3.01 - Game On

The premiere of Season 3! Episode 3.01 is all about gaming in education. Call it "gamification" or "serious fun" or whatever else you like, we just know it's...

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Diana Laurillard- Digital Support for Teaching as a Design Science

Diana Laurillard- Digital Support for Teaching as a Design Science | Effective MOOCs | Scoop.it
Announcements: EDIT: Laurillard’s Sources and Readings are now available at the bottom of this post.  Week 31: Diana Laurillard  Teaching is changing. It is no longer simply about passing on ...

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The science of teaching

The science of teaching | Effective MOOCs | Scoop.it
Eric Mazur was the opening speaker at the ALT-C 2012  conference in Manchester UK this week. The keynote presentations were streamed online and I attended this presentation virtually – well worth t...

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What Are the Right Schools of Experience for Teachers in New Schools? : Education Next

What Are the Right Schools of Experience for Teachers in New Schools? : Education Next | Effective MOOCs | Scoop.it
RT @ToshibaInnovate: Changes in #education mean changes in the way we support our #teachers!
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Essay suggests that MOOCs are losing their original worthy goals | Inside Higher Ed

Essay suggests that MOOCs are losing their original worthy goals | Inside Higher Ed | Effective MOOCs | Scoop.it
RT @GWjaredwj: The Hijacking of MOOCs via @insidehighered #MOOC #OER http://t.co/HP0rKTS3La

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Vanessa Camilleri's insight:

Can it be that MOOCs have reached the climax of the hype cycle and they are now on their descent. I think that after all the fact that they're free is not such a great incentive to continue and finish the course. 

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Marrying Into MOOCs -- Campus Technology

In a Q&A, the CIO of the University of Maryland discusses his school's involvement with Coursera, its institutional goals, and what it takes to create a MOOC.

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Judy Schrape's curator insight, March 22, 2013 1:14 AM

The article also talks about the effects MOOC thinking and flipped classroom are having on the way staff teach.

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6 Steps To Becoming A Better Twitter User - Edudemic

6 Steps To Becoming A Better Twitter User - Edudemic | Effective MOOCs | Scoop.it
There are many ways teachers can leverage Twitter to enhance their PLN. But what are the best steps to becoming a better Twitter user?

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Edudemic's curator insight, February 4, 2013 5:05 PM

As I began to build my personal learning network (PLN) I didn’t know a hashtag from a MT. But I knew something exciting was happening for educators on Twitter. The road to a robust PLN begins with the signing up for Twitter – then the journey begins…

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Video Games in the STEM Classroom

Video Games in the STEM Classroom | Effective MOOCs | Scoop.it
Is there anything quite so vilified as our students' love of video games? The slightly lame-sounding trope in the teachers lounge is, "If they'd just study and stop playing those games!

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Networked Student (VIDEO) by Wendy Drexler's students 2008 Connectivism course taught by Siemens & Downes

The Networked Student was inspired by CCK08, a Connectivism course offered by George Siemens and Stephen Downes during fall 2008. Referred to by with Yvonne Simon (Chief Learning Architect in I-Lab) – College for America @Southern New Hampshire University because it's happening this way there - and, to sustain this, they ask students to participate in the system design of the College for America (and improvement of the design)


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Digital differences

Digital differences by Kathryn Zickuhr, Research Analyst, Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, Wichita State University, Elliott School of Commun...


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Chorus: The digital assistant powered by people, not computers

So much work on augmented intelligence is about the technology. This approach appears to combine the social and technological aspects -- truly augmented collective intelligence. -- Howard

 

"Computer scientists are looking to improve on the performance of artificially intelligent personal assistants by devising a way to use the power of a human crowd to chat you instead. The system, known as Chorus, was designed by researchers at the University of Rochester to allow a number of users to act as a single agent that converses with a single end user in real time.

Chorus was made to try and deal with a couple of problems - the limited knowledge base of a single human user, and the often stilted conversational ability of AI that can leave you feeling like you would be better off talking to your dog.

The use of a multitude of human users means that everyone can suggest answers, providing a large pool of possible responses, with the crowd voting to reach a consensus about the best way to proceed."


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For-Profit Higher Ed and the MOOC Opportunity | Inside Higher Ed

For-Profit Higher Ed and the MOOC Opportunity | Inside Higher Ed | Effective MOOCs | Scoop.it
For-Profit Higher Ed and the MOOC Opportunity | Inside Higher Ed http://t.co/DNSkyLJJ...
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How people are using online learning and crowdlearning to change education

By Jacques Coetzee, Memeburn Author and New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman has said that “big breakthroughs happen when what is suddenly possible meets what is desperately necessary.” Then it would be no surprise pointing out the exciting...
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AvatarGeneration - News, Research , Resources & Tools

AvatarGeneration - News, Research , Resources & Tools | Effective MOOCs | Scoop.it
AvatarGeneration is an educational technology news and research website listing teaching tools and resources for the classroom.

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3 Lessons from a Massively Open Online Course

3 Lessons from a Massively Open Online Course | Effective MOOCs | Scoop.it
Instructors learn about this teaching model by using it.

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Connectivism in action…

Connectivism in action… | Effective MOOCs | Scoop.it
As we plan the #diffiMOOC, I have been mulling over the principles of connectivism, and trying to determine the way that these will play out in the MOOC environment. Our MOOC is made up of students...

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