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What We’ve Learned from Three Years of MOOCs | MIT Technology Review

What We’ve Learned from Three Years of MOOCs | MIT Technology Review | ilene_scoops | Scoop.it
Online education offers one effective way to close the skills gap.
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MOOCs on a Plane- Coursera and JetBlue - Degree of Freedom

MOOCs on a Plane- Coursera and JetBlue - Degree of Freedom | ilene_scoops | Scoop.it
Some practical questions regarding the new partnership between JetBlue and Coursera that will theoretically allow you to take your MOOCs on a plane.
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Promoting policy for OER and MOOCs chapter

Promoting policy uptake for OER and MOOCs Gráinne Conole, Giles Pepler, Paul Bacsich, Brenda Padilla and Terese Bird Abstract This chapter provides a review…
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Internet history MOOC now offered in self-paced format | University of Michigan School of Information

Internet history MOOC now offered in self-paced format | University of Michigan School of Information | ilene_scoops | Scoop.it
Students can now enroll in and complete at their own pace a massive open online course on Internet history taught by Clinical Associate Professor Charles Severance.
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How (Not) to Design a MOOC: Course Design Scenarios From Four xMOOCs

How (Not) to Design a MOOC: Course Design Scenarios From Four xMOOCs | ilene_scoops | Scoop.it
This post examines four MOOCs completed as a student then de-briefed from a course design perspective—I share insights into what worked and what didn’t for the purpose of helping educators create b...
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Rethinking Low Completion Rates in MOOCs – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Rethinking Low Completion Rates in MOOCs – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | ilene_scoops | Scoop.it
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Are MOOC-Takers 'Students'? Not When It Comes to the Feds Protecting Their Data

Are MOOC-Takers 'Students'? Not When It Comes to the Feds Protecting Their Data | ilene_scoops | Scoop.it
Few people who take free, online courses take the time to read the privacy policies, say MOOC experts.
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Wits partners with major international MOOC provider

Wits partners with major international MOOC provider | ilene_scoops | Scoop.it
The University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) has announced its partnership with edX, a non-profit online learning platform founded by Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to offer massive open online courses (MOOCs), marking the first collaboration between a major international MOOC provider and an African university.
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How 6 higher ed institutions are continuing to approach MOOCs

How 6 higher ed institutions are continuing to approach MOOCs | ilene_scoops | Scoop.it
Cornell, Northwestern, UW-Madison, and others have launched their own MOOCs in the past year, but how is the format faring for them?
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MOOC Evolution and One Poetry MOOC’s Hybrid Approach (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE.edu

MOOC Evolution and One Poetry MOOC’s Hybrid Approach (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE.edu | ilene_scoops | Scoop.it
EDUCAUSE Review Online
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George Siemens: ‘Students need to take ownership of their learning’

George Siemens: ‘Students need to take ownership of their learning’ | ilene_scoops | Scoop.it
George Siemens

George Siemens is an internationally renowned and highly respected professor and researcher of technology, networks, analytics, and openness
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Understanding learners’ experience in MOOCs : a review of literature

Understanding learners’ experience in MOOCs : a review of literature | ilene_scoops | Scoop.it
University of Texas at Austin Digital Repository
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Course Design and Narrative Discovery

Course Design and Narrative Discovery | ilene_scoops | Scoop.it
Now at the mid-point of my third pass at our open online Philosophy 12 course, I am finding different ways to bring about the salient outcomes which have arisen in the last few years. This is both ...
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REVENUE VS. COSTS OF MOOC PLATFORMS. DISCUSSION OF BUSINESS MODELS FOR XMOOC PROVIDERS, BASED ON EMPIRICAL FINDINGS AND EXPERIENCES DURING IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PROJECT IMOOX - IATED Digital Library

REVENUE VS. COSTS OF MOOC PLATFORMS. DISCUSSION OF BUSINESS MODELS FOR XMOOC PROVIDERS, BASED ON EMPIRICAL FINDINGS AND EXPERIENCES DURING IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PROJECT IMOOX - IATED Digital Library | ilene_scoops | Scoop.it
Information about the paper titled "REVENUE VS. COSTS OF MOOC PLATFORMS. DISCUSSION OF BUSINESS MODELS FOR XMOOC PROVIDERS, BASED ON EMPIRICAL FINDINGS AND EXPERIENCES DURING IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PROJECT IMOOX" at IATED Digital Library
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MOOC Grading - Degree of Freedom

When it comes to MOOC grading, what kind of behavior should assessment and other active learning components be trying to motivate?
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7 Online Learning Myths that University Administrators Believe

7 Online Learning Myths that University Administrators Believe | ilene_scoops | Scoop.it

What many administrators believe online learning can do isn't always true." Myth 1: MOOCs are the same as online learning..."

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EdX Launching MOOCs with Free Certificates for Teacher Training and AP Prep -- Campus Technology

EdX Launching MOOCs with Free Certificates for Teacher Training and AP Prep -- Campus Technology | ilene_scoops | Scoop.it
MOOC nonprofit edX has signed on for ConnectED, the White House's program to connect "99 percent" of America's students to broadband and high-speed wireless in schools and libraries and improve the skills of teachers through the use of technology.
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Ebola tackled in new FutureLearn Moocs

Ebola tackled in new FutureLearn Moocs | ilene_scoops | Scoop.it
Two massive open online courses that aim to educate people about the rapid spread of Ebola have been launched by UK universities
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Holy proliferating MOOCs! A review of MOOCs and their assessment tools

Holy proliferating MOOCs! A review of MOOCs and their assessment tools | ilene_scoops | Scoop.it

Tony Bates: 

 

Chauhan, A. (2014) Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCS): Emerging Trends in Assessment and Accreditation Digital Education Review, No. 25 For the record, Amit Chauhan, from Florida State University, has reviewed the emerging trends in MOOC assessments and their application in supporting student learning and achievement. - See more at: http://www.tonybates.ca/2014/11/08/a-review-of-moocs-and-their-assessment-tools/#sthash.nAWTrGfI.dpuf


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Sue Walsh's curator insight, November 30, 4:23 PM

Holy cow :-)

Claire Brooks's curator insight, November 30, 5:14 PM

bad puns notwithstanding, lots of nuance explored here.

Anne-Marie Barrault-Méthy's curator insight, December 1, 11:14 AM

Many instructional models, many ways to validate online learning

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A Misapplication of MOOCs: Critical Pedagogy Writ Massive - Hybrid Pedagogy

A Misapplication of MOOCs: Critical Pedagogy Writ Massive - Hybrid Pedagogy | ilene_scoops | Scoop.it
The MOOC was an empty space -- a potential site of resistance -- upon which we might have writ different expectations, not a product, not a thing.
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