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Online study trend growing

Online study trend growing | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
THE online learning trend is growing steadily in Singapore, with more than 20,000 people having signed up for free courses offered by top foreign universities like Stanford and Harvard.
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MOOCs are a new educational learning paradigm. Explore how to use MOOCs effectively and keep up with the latest MOOC news! - The University of Melbourne offer a range of MOOCs, check out out courses --> https://www.coursera.org/unimelb
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Welcome! MOOCs are a new educational learning paradigm. Explore how to use MOOCs effectively and keep up with the latest MOOC news here!

 

Check out MOOCs offered by the University of Melbourne here: https://www.coursera.org/unimelb

 

Or our MOOCs at Melbourne page:

 

https://le.unimelb.edu.au/elearning-design-and-development/melbourne-moocs-catalogue/

 

This topic is curated by staff in Learning Environments at the University of Melbourne, along with invited colleagues.

 

If you use Flipboard, you may be interested in our MOOC related topic -

 

https://flipboard.com/section/moocs-bXPoIy

 

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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Corporate MOOCs - pipe dream or reality?

Corporate MOOCs - pipe dream or reality? | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
So, what is a corporate MOOC, besides being a great new buzzword to add to your jargon list.  MOOCs are Massive On-Line Open Courses and initially
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An alternative option for African students: Are online degrees valuable?

An alternative option for African students: Are online degrees valuable? | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Online degrees provide an alternative option for African students. But not all MOOC (Massive Open Online courses) available online bring the same value
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Why Are Coding Bootcamps Going Out of Business?

Within the past week, two well-known and well-established coding bootcamps have announced they’ll be closing their doors: Dev Bootcamp, owned by Kaplan Inc., and The Iron Yard, owned by th
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Could Mooc Platforms Disrupt Executive Education?

Could Mooc Platforms Disrupt Executive Education? | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Coursera joins forces with AXA in latest corporate training push
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Free online course on Swayam by Faculties and Universities from : NPTEL , UGC , CEC, NCERT , NIOS & IGNOU & IIMB

SWAYAM is a programme initiated by Government of India and designed to achieve the three cardinal principles of Education Policy viz., access, equity and quality. The objective of this effort is to take the best teaching learning resources to all, including the most disadvantaged. SWAYAM seeks to bridge the digital divide for students who have hitherto remained untouched by the digital revolution and have not been able to join the mainstream of the knowledge economy.
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An Adelaide couple’s platform takes education to new levels

An Adelaide couple’s platform takes education to new levels | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
ADELAIDE education start-up Opentute is here to teach you a lesson — on an adaptable social learning platform they have developed over the past two years.
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Education to go digital with 'Swayam' - Times of India

Education to go digital with 'Swayam' - Times of India | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
India will enter a new era in higher education on Sunday with the launch of hundreds of courses that will be delivered through DTH channels, tablets and mobiles.
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A Massive List of Free Online University Course Providers From Around The World

A Massive List of Free Online University Course Providers From Around The World | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
It’s been more than five years since online education got a massive boost when three free online courses, taught by Stanford professors, launched in October 2011. Each of these courses has had over…

Via Dr. Susan Bainbridge
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Daring to learn how to learn

Daring to learn how to learn | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
A University of Melbourne analysis of over 100,000 online learners finds that learning online is a skill of itself and one that can be taught and encouraged
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MOOCs Offer Learners Emotional Growth, Not Just Facts

MOOCs Offer Learners Emotional Growth, Not Just Facts | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
New research from Duke University has found that beyond new facts, MOOCs help students develop positive attitudes, keep motivated and value diversity.
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With a ‘students-first’ motto, can Udacity make ‘lifelong learning’ mainstream?

With a ‘students-first’ motto, can Udacity make ‘lifelong learning’ mainstream? | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Udacity believes ‘Nanodegrees’ prepare us for the jobs of tomorrow—here’s a nano report card.

The pursuit of ‘lifelong learning’ has gone into overdrive in recent times, given the threat of automation and AI. Jobs of the future will be different from what they are today. YourStory recently caught up with Ishan Gupta, MD, Udacity India, and spoke to him about topics ranging from the future of jobs to how platforms like Udacity and its partners are working together to help people survive and thrive with the times.
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For-credit MOOC proves popular among MIT students

For-credit MOOC proves popular among MIT students | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
MIT students reported that taking course online -- instead of same course on campus -- was less stressful than their in-person classes.
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Even though blended learning is still a better solution, these kind of findings can help us understand the way teaching and learning will be define in the near future.
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Study shows “weak” evidence of ROI for alternative credentials

Study shows “weak” evidence of ROI for alternative credentials | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it

Alternative pathways and credentials have proliferated over the past 15 years, however, a new study shows that evidence of their actual efficacy and return on investment to students is “weak”. 

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Learning to Learn: You, Too, Can Rewire Your Brain

Learning to Learn: You, Too, Can Rewire Your Brain | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
How an engineering professor who “flunked my way” through high school math and science went on to create the world’s most popular online course.
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What if MOOCs Revolutionize Education After All? - EdSurge News


If you’ve ever zoned out during a lecture, or if your students are prone to distraction as you click through your PowerPoint deck, that’s partl
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Are MOOCs, Bootcamps and Other Alternative Education Options Effective?

Are MOOCs, Bootcamps and Other Alternative Education Options Effective? | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
As Congress is poised to offer certain programs Federal support, a new study questions whether their quality.
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MOOCs, a new teaching alternative

MOOCs, a new teaching alternative | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it

MOOCs offer education in a flexible format, promote participation and collaboration, create awareness and responsibility in participants regarding their learning process, and foment Mobile Learning. 

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Still nice to see people talking about MOOCs like they are a new thing.
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Coursera's Tom Willerer talks personalization, access

Coursera's Tom Willerer talks personalization, access | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it

News, voices and jobs for education professionals. Optimized for your mobile phone.
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Govt launches edu channels to help medical, engg aspirants

Govt launches edu channels to help medical, engg aspirants | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Thousands of engineering and medical aspirants may now prepare for their entrance examinations from home as President Pranab Mukherjee launched four satellite television channels on Sunday to offer tutorials by subject experts in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology.
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MOOCs Find Their Audience: Professional Learners and Universities - EdSurge News


In Oct 2011, a few Stanford professors offered three online courses which were completely free. The strong public interest in these courses caugh
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Journal of Interactive Media in Education

Journal of Interactive Media in Education | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Article: Learning Designers in the ‘Third Space’: The Socio-Technical Construction of MOOCs and Their Relationship to Educator and Learning Designer Roles in HE
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Essay: Looking back at predictions about MOOCs

Cathy Sandeen looks back at her past predictions and claims about massive open online courses to see how they’ve held up.
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Massive List of MOOC Providers Around The World — Class Central

Massive List of MOOC Providers Around The World — Class Central | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Where to find MOOCs: The definitive guide to MOOC providers.
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Does Gamification in MOOC Discussion Forums Work?

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are a new form of learning environment aimed towards accessibility and openness using contemporary technologies. One of the MOOC's key features is the social interaction which usually takes place in discussion
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elearning at eCampus ULg's curator insight, June 18, 8:51 AM
Gamification aspect is not the easiest approach for Massive course but it does serve motivation and bring a nice touch of innovation in our teaching and learning.
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A Guide on How to Sign up for Coursera Courses for Free — Class Central

A Guide on How to Sign up for Coursera Courses for Free — Class Central | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
A primer on how to enroll in Coursera MOOCs for free.
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