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A Sneak Peek At The Comic Book MOOC Get a Grasp - moocnewsandreviews.com

A Sneak Peek At The Comic Book MOOC Get a Grasp - moocnewsandreviews.com | Latest MOOC News and Reviews | Scoop.it
A preview of the Comic Book MOOC, Get a Grasp! A Primer Course for Getting Your Comic Started, which starts March 23. Interview with Patrick Yurick, CEO of Making Comics (dotcom) and one of the instructors of Get a Grasp.
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Learning Design for Online Ed: An Interview With Gilly Salmon About Her Carpe Diem MOOC - moocnewsandreviews.com

Learning Design for Online Ed: An Interview With Gilly Salmon About Her Carpe Diem MOOC - moocnewsandreviews.com | Latest MOOC News and Reviews | Scoop.it
Gily Salmon's first MOOC that she is leading, Carpe Diem - Learning Design, starts March 10, and we took the opportunity to discuss some of the differences between course design for "traditional" online learning and for MOOCs
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Coursera Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy - moocnewsandreviews

Coursera Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy - moocnewsandreviews | Latest MOOC News and Reviews | Scoop.it
Far from being "dry and boring," Coursera's Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy proved to be one of my most intriguing MOOCs.
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Course Review - Udacity's Introduction to Psychology MOOC - moocnewsandreviews.com

Course Review - Udacity's Introduction to Psychology MOOC - moocnewsandreviews.com | Latest MOOC News and Reviews | Scoop.it
Udacity's Introduction to Psychology MOOC provides a useful antidote for the psychobabble you are likely to read when you next pick up the paper.
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Two Reviews - Ancient Greek History and Ancient Greek Religion MOOCs - moocnewsandreviews.com

Two Reviews - Ancient Greek History and Ancient Greek Religion MOOCs - moocnewsandreviews.com | Latest MOOC News and Reviews | Scoop.it
A comparison of Open Yale's Ancient Greek History and Udemy's Ancient Greek Religion MOOCs.
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Kristine Rapisura's curator insight, February 14, 2014 10:36 PM

This article has great historical insights from a Professor in Yale. He described greek history as mainly a triumphant religious warfare throughout the years. 

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Course Review - NovoEd's Technology Entrepreneurship I MOOC - moocnewsandreviews.com

Course Review - NovoEd's Technology Entrepreneurship I MOOC - moocnewsandreviews.com | Latest MOOC News and Reviews | Scoop.it
There were issues with Stanford's Technology Entrepreneurship I MOOC that should be noted for anyone interested in participating in similar courses on offer from Stanford via NovoEd.
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The Coming MOOC Copyright Problem And Its Impact on Students and Universities - moocnewsandreviews.com

The Coming MOOC Copyright Problem And Its Impact on Students and Universities - moocnewsandreviews.com | Latest MOOC News and Reviews | Scoop.it
Educators and institutions have a choice about who controls MOOC copyright, their ability to earn revenue and their MOOC user data.
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Can UX Design Improve MOOC Completion Rates? - moocnewsandreviews.com

Can UX Design Improve MOOC Completion Rates? - moocnewsandreviews.com | Latest MOOC News and Reviews | Scoop.it
Online courses with poor user design (UX), usability issues and information architecture is affecting MOOC completion rates.
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Shakespeare After All - Harvard Extension - moocnewsandreviews.org

Shakespeare After All - Harvard Extension - moocnewsandreviews.org | Latest MOOC News and Reviews | Scoop.it
Marjorie Garber's Shakespeare After All: The Late Plays provides insight and enlightenment, even to veteran Shakespeare readers and viewers.
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MOOC Around The World, Part 6 – "MOOCish" Online Ed Resources - moocnewsandreviews.com

MOOC Around The World, Part 6 – "MOOCish" Online Ed Resources - moocnewsandreviews.com | Latest MOOC News and Reviews | Scoop.it
The 6th part to the series is about the relatives of MOOCs - MOOClatives. These are online ed resources that have a lot in common with MOOCs but do not quite fit because they are either not massive, not entirely free or not really a complete course.
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Applying MOOC Lessons to Traditional Classrooms: Tips for Teachers - moocnewsandreviews.com

Applying MOOC Lessons to Traditional Classrooms: Tips for Teachers - moocnewsandreviews.com | Latest MOOC News and Reviews | Scoop.it
Thanks to the openness on online classes, teachers of traditional classes can apply MOOC lessons such as flipping the class, building online hubs and creating videos.
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Less Than Fantastic: A Review of the Science Fiction MOOC from Coursera - moocnewsandreviews.com

Less Than Fantastic: A Review of the Science Fiction MOOC from Coursera - moocnewsandreviews.com | Latest MOOC News and Reviews | Scoop.it
I got a lot out of the Fantasy and Science Fiction MOOC, but but it needed more staff involvement in the discussion forums and peer review.
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Weekly Roundup: MOOCish Online Classes. Will "Free" Go The Way of "Open"? - moocnewsandreviews.com

Weekly Roundup: MOOCish Online Classes. Will "Free" Go The Way of "Open"? - moocnewsandreviews.com | Latest MOOC News and Reviews | Scoop.it
In the news this week are two new examples of the MOOCish platforms, with some free online classes but mostly charging a fee. NovoEd and Eduson join Udemy in this model.
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From Anecdotes to Evidence: A Preview Of A New Data Journalism MOOC - moocnewsandreviews.com

From Anecdotes to Evidence: A Preview Of A New Data Journalism MOOC - moocnewsandreviews.com | Latest MOOC News and Reviews | Scoop.it
The upcoming data journalism MOOC is sponsored by the European Journalism Centre, and consists of five modules taught by different data journalism, instructors. Along with the module mentioned before, the topics will cover concepts, analysis and graphical presentations, and will be taught through a combination of video presentations and assignments.
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Mediaecuador's curator insight, April 26, 2014 1:32 PM

Se viene Mooc sobre big data para journalist. Atentos!!!

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Building Your Own Online Class? - How To Choose the MOOC Platform - moocnewsandreviews.com

Building Your Own Online Class? - How To Choose the MOOC Platform - moocnewsandreviews.com | Latest MOOC News and Reviews | Scoop.it
If you’ve ever considered building your own open online class, the first step is determining which MOOC platform will best suit your needs. Luckily, several free MOOC platforms exist. The following is a review of their strengths and weaknesses and of the type of user each might be most appropriate for.
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Course Review - ChinaX - moocnewsandreviews.com

Course Review - ChinaX - moocnewsandreviews.com | Latest MOOC News and Reviews | Scoop.it
If experimentation is at the heart of the MOOC project, then ChinaX should be seen as a prototype for what MOOCs can evolve towards.
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Course Profile: General Semantics MOOC - moocnewsandreviews.com

Course Profile: General Semantics MOOC - moocnewsandreviews.com | Latest MOOC News and Reviews | Scoop.it
Instructor Steve Stockdale at New Mexico State University discusses the upcoming Introduction to General Semantics MOOC, hosted on Canvas.net, which starts January 13.
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MOOC News and Reviews - Robert McGuire Interview - Degree of Freedom

MOOC News and Reviews - Robert McGuire Interview - Degree of Freedom | Latest MOOC News and Reviews | Scoop.it
On today's Degree of Freedom podcast we are joined by Robert McGuire, the man behind the online journal MOOC News and Reviews.
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What Do We Know About MOOC Students So Far?: A Look At Recent User Data - moocnewsandreviews.com

What Do We Know About MOOC Students So Far?: A Look At Recent User Data - moocnewsandreviews.com | Latest MOOC News and Reviews | Scoop.it
It will be exciting to see how quickly we reach an understanding of the typical MOOC students and how organizations respond to their needs.
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Entering Existentialism: A Review of Saylor.org's Online Philosophy Class - moocnewsandreviews.com

Entering Existentialism: A Review of Saylor.org's Online Philosophy Class - moocnewsandreviews.com | Latest MOOC News and Reviews | Scoop.it
Existentialism, like all of Saylor.org's courses, is curated rather than produced which is the sources of both its strengths and weaknesses.
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Your Brain Online: A Review Of The Neuroscience MOOC from Coursera - moocnewsandreviews.com

Your Brain Online: A Review Of The Neuroscience MOOC from Coursera - moocnewsandreviews.com | Latest MOOC News and Reviews | Scoop.it
In Professor Idan Segev’s outstanding neuroscience MOOC , Synapses, Neurons and Brains on Coursera, students learn how electrical activity in a single nerve cell link to more sophisticated brain functions.
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A Review of Coursera's English Common Law MOOC - moocnewsandreviews.com

A Review of Coursera's English Common Law MOOC - moocnewsandreviews.com | Latest MOOC News and Reviews | Scoop.it
Coursera's English Common Law MOOC provides a valuable overview of the complex traditions that fuse together to create the UK's legal tradition.
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Using "Traditional" Online Education to Launch MOOCs: A Q&A With Colorado State's Distance Ed Team - moocnewsandreviews.com

Using "Traditional" Online Education to Launch MOOCs: A Q&A With Colorado State's Distance Ed Team - moocnewsandreviews.com | Latest MOOC News and Reviews | Scoop.it
The leadership team of Colorado State University OnlinePlus discuss how they're using experience with online education to build MOOCs.
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A Review of rgMOOC, Rhetoric and Composition: The Persuasive Power of Video Games as Paratexts - moocnewsandreviews.com

A Review of rgMOOC, Rhetoric and Composition: The Persuasive Power of Video Games as Paratexts - moocnewsandreviews.com | Latest MOOC News and Reviews | Scoop.it
rgMOOC from Arapahoe Community College on the Canvas Network made it clear that games are truly useful as well as entertaining while teaching a lot about advanced rhetoric and composition.
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Heroic Effort: Comparing Two Classical Studies MOOCs - moocnewsandreviews.com

Heroic Effort: Comparing Two Classical Studies MOOCs - moocnewsandreviews.com | Latest MOOC News and Reviews | Scoop.it
I hope my experience comparing two classical studies MOOCs, Greek and Roman Mythology from Coursera and The Ancient Greek Hero from edX, will help you decide which is right for you.
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