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The New Yorker published an article yesterday titled “A MOOC Mystery: Where Do Online Students Go?” which tried to explain low MOOC completion rates by comparing the situation to the General Educational Development (GED) exam. Right off the bat, the … Continue reading →
Daphne Koller, one of the two founders of Coursera, describes some of the key features of the Coursera MOOCs, and the lessons she has learned to date about teaching and learning from these courses. The video is well worth watching, just for this.
Last month my colleagues and I completed a pilot of what well may be the most interesting project of my life. It was the pilot of a new type of MOOC that pushes the MOOC design envelope by blending a globally transformative platform with an eco-system of deep personal, locally grounded learning communities.
So peeps.. how was your day? Have you workout yesterday? At least do some squat or push up.... Yesterday i went to the gym. For the record im doing flat chest press with the weight of 70kg. Can you imagine?
First order effect is a revitalized quality awareness among traditional university lecturers. Secondly, the need for institutes to revise their business model: How to attract the better students to oncampus courses and its face-to-face collaborative learning?
Finally: MOOCs may decrease the period of studying abroad and hence decrease the amount of cultural/ideological cross fertilization amongst youngsters. This may trouble East-West / North-South understanding finally.
• Only 2.6 percent of higher education institutions currently have a MOOC, another 9.4 percent report MOOCs are in the planning stages. • The majority of institutions (55.4%) report they are still undecided about MOOCs, while under one-third (32.7%) say they have no plans for a MOOC. • Academic leaders remain unconvinced that MOOCs represent a sustainable method for offering online courses, but do believe they provide an important means for institutions to learn about online pedagogy. • Academic leaders are not concerned about MOOC instruction being accepted in the workplace, but do have concerns that credentials for MOOC completion will cause confusion about higher education degrees.
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