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Mooc's and the Rest of Online

ORLANDO -- The men and women who attend the Sloan Consortium's annual meeting have been toiling in the fields of online learning for many years, so they could be forgiven for having a wee bit of skepticism (if not resentment) about "MOOC mania," the hubbub of hyper-attention that has been paid in recent months to the massive open online courses developed by Harvard, MIT, Stanford and other elite universities.


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Time for Change: MOOCs and Learning Technology - Chief Learning Officer, Solutions for Enterprise Productivity

Time for Change: MOOCs and Learning Technology - Chief Learning Officer, Solutions for Enterprise Productivity | Learning Designer | Scoop.it
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U.S. News & World Report: 2013 Best Online Education Programs - Chief Learning Officer, Solutions for Enterprise Productivity

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5 Ways That edX Could Change Education - Online Learning - The Chronicle of Higher Education

5 Ways That edX Could Change Education - Online Learning - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Learning Designer | Scoop.it
The new venture will engage the entire world in an expensive and ambitious experiment.

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Mooc's and the Rest of Online

ORLANDO -- The men and women who attend the Sloan Consortium's annual meeting have been toiling in the fields of online learning for many years, so they could be forgiven for having a wee bit of skepticism (if not resentment) about "MOOC mania," the hubbub of hyper-attention that has been paid in recent months to the massive open online courses developed by Harvard, MIT, Stanford and other elite universities.


Read more: http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/10/12/online-learning-group-hears-mooc-pioneer#ixzz29ErxXQrX
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Student Persistence in Online Courses: Understanding the Key Factors | Faculty Focus

Student Persistence in Online Courses: Understanding the Key Factors | Faculty Focus | Learning Designer | Scoop.it
Who should be taking online courses? Are online courses equally appropriate for all students? Can any content be taught in an online format or do some kinds of material lend themselves to mastery in an electronic environment?
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Good strategies to keep in mind in the online environment. A sense of belong to a learning community and the feeling of camaraderie do matter.

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A '21st Century' Education Is SO Last Century

A '21st Century' Education Is SO Last Century | Learning Designer | Scoop.it
It's empty phraseology designed to sound like we are preparing for the future when we are already living in that future; and no one believes that what passes for a typical classroom today will be the classroom experience even 10 years from now, let...

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dephunked's comment, January 29, 2013 4:45 PM
and when I say this most people say 'but I like to learn', and they obviously missed the point... think pre-language humans / post-language humans, we will take for granted that everyone masters our language, id est the sum of all human knowledge.
dephunked's comment, January 29, 2013 4:47 PM
we´ll take the worlds knowledge for granted, just like our previous language, just like our tap-water, just like we´ve always assimilated our technology and made it a part of who we are, our cultural/social identity, it´s the human condition,
Chandan Gupta's curator insight, April 2, 2013 3:39 PM

Of course, it should be in system should be synced, but not as a whole. Partially, the system can be implemented. In my point of view it is must to adopt the advancement. Avoiding the thinking of classroom, the system must understand about the participation of the student.

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BBC - BBC World Service Programmes - The Forum, 21st Century Education

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What is education really for and how should we improve it? Presented by Martin Rees. (MT: What would you change about the #education you received? What were the benefits?

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Radical rethink: how to design university courses in the online age

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FUTURE OF HIGHER EDUCATION: The rise of online and blended learning and the development of free online courses is set to transform the higher education sector.
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