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Resources for Coursera's MOOC January 2013
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Need-to-Know-News: MOOC Mentors for Hire, Coursera's MOC$s, Edx Shares MOOC Data and More

Need-to-Know-News: MOOC Mentors for Hire, Coursera's MOC$s, Edx Shares MOOC Data and More | eLearning and Digital Cultures | Scoop.it
The ‘Need-to-Know’ blog post series features noteworthy stories that speak of need-to-know developments within higher education and K-12 that have the potential to influence, challenge and/or trans...
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The working paper, a collaboration between HarvardX and MITx provides excellent and insightful summaries of the descriptive statistics of seventeen courses offered between Fall 2012 and Summer 2013 on its registered students and their respective activity levels within the edX platform. The authors provide thoughtful commentary on the potential implications and limitations of the results.

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As the growth of MOOCs accelerates, the field is “rapidly fragmenting”

As the growth of MOOCs accelerates, the field is “rapidly fragmenting” | eLearning and Digital Cultures | Scoop.it
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Udacity's Sebastian Thrun, Godfather Of Free Online Education, Changes Course

Udacity's Sebastian Thrun, Godfather Of Free Online Education, Changes Course | eLearning and Digital Cultures | Scoop.it
He captivated the world with visions of self-driving cars and Google Glass and has signed up 1.6 million students for online classes. So why is he...
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A MOOC Platform Based on Engagement -- Campus Technology

A MOOC Platform Based on Engagement -- Campus Technology | eLearning and Digital Cultures | Scoop.it
Eschewing the talking-head approach of mainstream MOOCs, NovoEd stakes its claim on MOOCs that emphasize student-centered learning and collaboration.
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Massive open online courses: a first report card | Owen Youngman

Massive open online courses: a first report card | Owen Youngman | eLearning and Digital Cultures | Scoop.it
A month in to my first experience as a Mooc teacher, I'm certainly learning: institutions must adapt fast to serve the best students Who's going to grade all that homework? Those of us who are engaged...
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The challenge of ‘openness’ in small MOOCs

The challenge of ‘openness’ in small MOOCs | eLearning and Digital Cultures | Scoop.it
An interesting discussion on the Pedagogy First course blog has sparked off further thoughts about issues around ‘openness’.  This post is, in part, a response to some of the thoughts posted by Ala...
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Dan Hill Opinion on MOOCs and design education

Dan Hill Opinion on MOOCs and design education | eLearning and Digital Cultures | Scoop.it
Dan Hill questions whether Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are appropriate for design education in this week's Opinion column.
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cMOOCs and xMOOCs - key differences

cMOOCs and xMOOCs - key differences | eLearning and Digital Cultures | Scoop.it
As xMOOCs become more successful and begin to experiment with pedagogies that go beyond the didactic video lecture approach, I have been trying to understand the essential differences between the o...
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Learner Experiences with MOOCs and Open Online Learning

Learner Experiences with MOOCs and Open Online Learning | eLearning and Digital Cultures | Scoop.it

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Julie F's curator insight, November 3, 2013 5:42 AM

intervewing learners' opinions from getting MOOCs .

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A Manifesto for Active Learning - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

A Manifesto for Active Learning - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education | eLearning and Digital Cultures | Scoop.it
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Millennials Seek 21st Century Careers With 20th Century Skills

Millennials Seek 21st Century Careers With 20th Century Skills | eLearning and Digital Cultures | Scoop.it
1776 aims for major change in how we do things.
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, October 23, 2013 12:54 PM

We are almost 15% of the way into the new century and this is only coming forward as a problem. I talked about it 15 years ago, but, where I worked, I was told to be quiet.

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What Is Web 3.0 And How Will It Change Education?

What Is Web 3.0 And How Will It Change Education? | eLearning and Digital Cultures | Scoop.it
We'll reach a new state of web skills when we reinvent technology tools to better enhance our personal learning. We'll be at 3.0 when schools are everywhere and not viewed as daycare.

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Maria Richards's curator insight, March 29, 2014 4:41 PM

change is constant and inevitable! Might as well embrace it!

Antonis Michailidis's curator insight, April 26, 2014 5:44 AM

Για την ενημέρωσή μας.

Martha Mendez's curator insight, December 6, 2014 7:11 PM

Constrasting evolution of Web.

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The eight ingredients of a great MOOC

The eight ingredients of a great MOOC | eLearning and Digital Cultures | Scoop.it
Massively Open Online Courses (aka MOOCs) have been all the rage in the popular press and edtech publications for the last year, and not all the rage is positive.
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The future of MOOCs: A Chronicle e-book author on what's ahead

The future of MOOCs: A Chronicle e-book author on what's ahead | eLearning and Digital Cultures | Scoop.it
The Chronicle of Higher Education's technology editor tells us what it's like to take a MOOC, and what may be in store for free open learning.
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Coursera teams up with State Department on series of MOOC-based 'learning hubs' around the world

Coursera teams up with State Department on series of MOOC-based 'learning hubs' around the world | eLearning and Digital Cultures | Scoop.it
Coursera is already one of the leading providers of MOOCs (or massive open online courses) in the US, and its now getting a helping hand from none other
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A-Z list of Web 2.0 tools

A-Z list of Web 2.0 tools | eLearning and Digital Cultures | Scoop.it
A collated list of webtools and other useful resources   Do you have a webtool to add? Use this form and I will update the list Google Form Download this list: Web 2.0 tools and useful resourc...
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For MOOCs to Work, We Need to Talk

For MOOCs to Work, We Need to Talk | eLearning and Digital Cultures | Scoop.it
Online courses have proven they can attract thousands of students, but then almost all of them drop out before finishing the course. Well, guess what? Sitting at home alone and staring at a pre-rec...
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“The most important thing that helps students succeed in an online course is interpersonal interaction and support"

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George Siemens "Designing, development, and running (massive) open Online Courses

The First Unisa International ODL Conference 2012
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MOOC Students’ Demographics Infographic

MOOC Students’ Demographics Infographic | eLearning and Digital Cultures | Scoop.it
Previously, not much was known about the demographics of MOOC students, or the motivations of educators but this infographic can help you learn more about
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Massive Open Online Courses Trends 2013 Infographic

Massive Open Online Courses Trends 2013 Infographic | eLearning and Digital Cultures | Scoop.it
MOOCs in Higher Education Today 2013 74% of schools currently offer some type of online course. 16% plan to offer one within 3 years. 13% of schools

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Errol Wilson's curator insight, October 19, 2013 11:24 PM

WE are already using Infographic in the CSUSB MSN Program, nice to know we are in the majority.

Ante Lauc's curator insight, October 21, 2013 3:42 AM

I like that my dream is better and better realized. I am sad that my countrymen are far from it! 

Eliana Lobo's curator insight, October 21, 2013 5:58 PM

I'm taking a course on instructional design right now on Coursera!

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Pedagogy of MOOCs

Webinar given for University of Cape Town 17-Oct-2013 exploring the pedagogical differences between cMOOCs and xMOOCs. Pedagogical recommendations given along w
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Report: MOOCs Top Open Access for Disruptive Potential

Report: MOOCs Top Open Access for Disruptive Potential | eLearning and Digital Cultures | Scoop.it
A new report, Open Access, Megajournals, and MOOCs: On the Political Economy of Academic Unbundling, in Sage Open compares the disruptive potential of open access for academic articles and massive open online courses and finds that MOOCs are more...
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