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Major Players in the MOOC Universe - The Digital Campus 2013 - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Major Players in the MOOC Universe - The Digital Campus 2013 - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Learning and Teaching in an Online Environment | Scoop.it
Explore connections among the major players.

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Learning and Teaching in an Online Environment

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Welcome! While eLearning has been around for some time now, we are always looking for new ideas and good practice tips in an effort to make our online learning activities more effective.

 

This topic is curated by staff in Learning Environments at the University of Melbourne, along with invited colleagues.
 
Note: These articles are posted around a common interest in MOOCs, to provide information and promote discussion. They do not represent the views or positions of the University of Melbourne.

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INSIGHT: Next generation education in NZ

INSIGHT: Next generation education in NZ | Learning and Teaching in an Online Environment | Scoop.it
Frances Valintine, Chair of the Board, The Mind Lab discusses the next generation of education in New Zealand.
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Why Students Need More Control Over Their Online Education - eLearning Industry

Why Students Need More Control Over Their Online Education - eLearning Industry | Learning and Teaching in an Online Environment | Scoop.it
Wondering how to enhance the Online Education experience for students? Check why you need to give students more control over their Online Education.
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Material matters for learning in virtual networks: A case study of a professional learning programme hosted in a Google+ online community. | Ackland | Research in Learning Technology

Material matters for learning in virtual networks: A case study of a professional learning programme hosted in a Google+ online community. | Ackland | Research in Learning Technology | Learning and Teaching in an Online Environment | Scoop.it
Material matters for learning in virtual networks: A case study of a professional learning programme hosted in a Google+ online community.

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Blackboard Learn: For Instructors - YouTube

Blackboard Learn: For Instructors - YouTube | Learning and Teaching in an Online Environment | Scoop.it
This set of videos for instructors covers course design, communication, collaboration, and assessment.
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No room for sloppiness in online classroom

No room for sloppiness in online classroom | Learning and Teaching in an Online Environment | Scoop.it
When your classroom is a global one, filled with well-informed online learners, they don’t cut you much slack. Hundreds of people pore over every element of your course, making well-informed and sometime…
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Which universities are the most innovative?

Which universities are the most innovative? | Learning and Teaching in an Online Environment | Scoop.it
Ellie Bothwell introduces our four ‘innovation indicators’ and reveals the strongest performers as we visualise a new ranking based on university-industry collaboration
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Are we blaming high school when college needs a reality check? - The Hechinger Report

Are we blaming high school when college needs a reality check? - The Hechinger Report | Learning and Teaching in an Online Environment | Scoop.it
While our nation has been caught up in the rhetoric of college-readiness and whether graduating high school students are truly “college-ready,” a counter-narrative seems to have been lost — or worse — never raised in the first place: Are our colleges student-ready? We can point to any number of examples of the college-readiness narrative in …
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Putting the ‘Person’ Back in Personalized Learning (EdSurge News)

Putting the ‘Person’ Back in Personalized Learning (EdSurge News) | Learning and Teaching in an Online Environment | Scoop.it
Editor’s note: This post was first published on Wiley’s blog and has been edited.


For almost three years Lumen Learning has been helping faculty, departments, and entire degree programs adopt open educational resources (OER) in place of expensive commercial textbooks. In 2014 we a grant from
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20 years in e-learning | Mark Smithers

20 years in e-learning | Mark Smithers | Learning and Teaching in an Online Environment | Scoop.it

In June of this year it was twenty years since I set up my first web server for delivering e-learning courses. I’m using this anniversary to reflect on my experiences in educational technology over the last 20 years. I’ll have a look at some of the things we got right and some of the things we got wrong and why, after all these years, I’m still an optimist.

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A little time travel to the 12th century? Why not - it's virtually here

A little time travel to the 12th century? Why not - it's virtually here | Learning and Teaching in an Online Environment | Scoop.it
Is Oculus Rift genuinely educational or just novelty? Timna Jacks reports.
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How States Are Moving Toward ‘School Choice on Steroids’

How States Are Moving Toward ‘School Choice on Steroids’ | Learning and Teaching in an Online Environment | Scoop.it
New state programs allow students to opt out of their local schools part time and instead take online classes—many of them run by for-profit providers.  
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Conversations about Change

Conversations about Change | Learning and Teaching in an Online Environment | Scoop.it
Change can be exhilarating and energizing, or it can be a vexing challenge—especially in the universe of higher education, known more for its timeless virtues than for its turning radius.
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More work needed in blending online and onsite learning - University World News

Despite the MOOCs – massive open online courses – revolution three years ago opening up new vistas in the fields of digital teaching and learning, Europe is still lagging slightly in the digital revolution.

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Minecraft - University of Hull demonstrates pedagogical potential of world-building game | InsideHigherEd

Minecraft - University of Hull demonstrates pedagogical potential of world-building game | InsideHigherEd | Learning and Teaching in an Online Environment | Scoop.it

Minecraft - University of Hull demonstrates pedagogical potential of world-building game | InsideHigherEd

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Why Colleges Must Adjust Priorities in an Online-Centric Future

Why Colleges Must Adjust Priorities in an Online-Centric Future | Learning and Teaching in an Online Environment | Scoop.it
It's time for higher ed to begin preparing for the future, before it's too late.

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Australian University Eyes Use of Badging for Credit -- Campus Technology

Australian University Eyes Use of Badging for Credit -- Campus Technology | Learning and Teaching in an Online Environment | Scoop.it
An Australian university with an international online student body expects to begin accepting digital badging in 2016 that could reduce the amount of time required for people to obtain their master's degrees in IT.
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Blackboard Learn: For Students - YouTube

Blackboard Learn: For Students - YouTube | Learning and Teaching in an Online Environment | Scoop.it
Students, learn how to use the tools in your Blackboard courses. These short on demand video tutorials are targeted just for you, explaining how to be succes...
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Harvard Business School really has created the classroom of the future

Harvard Business School really has created the classroom of the future | Learning and Teaching in an Online Environment | Scoop.it
Whether they're in Beijing, Warsaw, or San Francisco, every student in Harvard's HBX Live! virtual classroom now sits front and center.
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How The World's Biggest Education Company Will Spend The Next $2 Billion

How The World's Biggest Education Company Will Spend The Next $2 Billion | Learning and Teaching in an Online Environment | Scoop.it
Pearson has sold off two major media companies as it doubles down on education. But is all this money and attention good news for learners?
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Shared leadership a ‘necessity’ for universities

Shared leadership a ‘necessity’ for universities | Learning and Teaching in an Online Environment | Scoop.it
Move away from command and control model to increase staff engagement, advises Leadership Foundation paper
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The ‘flipped classroom’ is professional suicide

The ‘flipped classroom’ is professional suicide | Learning and Teaching in an Online Environment | Scoop.it

“Why should you lecture, when you can get some hotshot from Harvard to do your job for you?” the thinking went, implying that professors are akin to “content providers,” and learning a species of “content distribution.” After all, the argument went, isn’t a college seminar basically a podcast? 

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Developing A Shared Vision And Goals For Digital Learning Nationally - YouTube

Developing a shared vision and goals for digital learning nationally - is this a realistic aspiration/how might it be approached? Response by Prof Mark Brown...
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Google Classroom Review: Pros And Cons Of Using Google Classroom In eLearning

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Assessment Strategies for Flipped Instruction

Assessment Strategies for Flipped Instruction | Learning and Teaching in an Online Environment | Scoop.it
One of the keys to success is to have assessments that provide reliable information about student learning in the various phases of flipped learning.

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This article recommends having solid outcomes, scaffolding (small, frequent, and informative assessments), doing pre-formative assessments (term coined by the author, Dr. Robert Talbert), and using all the results to shape the course. http://bit.ly/1DFpolU

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Data, Technology, and the Great Unbundling of Higher Education

Data, Technology, and the Great Unbundling of Higher Education | Learning and Teaching in an Online Environment | Scoop.it
Colleges and universities must address several critical issues in the years ahead in order to prepare for the next seismic change: the unbundling of higher education.
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