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MOOCs Directory

"Regardless of your personal opinion on the value of these Massive Open Online Courses, the current reality for many low income, and underserved student populations in the US, and globally is that these free open courses from some of the world's leading experts is a  partial win of the "Educational Access Lottery". Partial because winning the full lottery would require adding free broadband access, and credit options for their MOOCs courses. "


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Extensive listing of available MOOCs.

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Educational Software Patents: A Call to Vendors -

Educational Software Patents: A Call to Vendors - | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1082) A number of people responding to the Chronicle’s article on the Elsevier patent asked me to write something about it. For those of you who haven’t been following ed tech for at least a decade or … Continue reading →
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What Does Innovation Mean in Higher Education? 

What Does Innovation Mean in Higher Education?  | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it

You can’t walk around any college campus, school district or company without hearing the word “innovation.” Organizations of all sorts display front and center the innovative ideas and innovative ways they build and sell products to change teaching and learning, from Netflix-like adaptive algorit
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Get a Front Row Seat in Harvard's Largest Class with the Magic of Virtual Reality

Get a Front Row Seat in Harvard's Largest Class with the Magic of Virtual Reality | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
With the magic of internet and virtual reality, you can pretend to be a student in Harvard's largest on-campus class.
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Filling the skills gap

Filling the skills gap | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
Education, qualifications and skills. It seems these are subjects that will always be relevant; indeed, it seems they will always be controversial.
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Learning with ICTs and the Technologies Curriculum

This video discusses the contributions and pedagogical advantages ICTs make to learning, explains how learning is supported through the Technologie
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Professors should reclaim the buzzwords around their own teaching innovations

Rather than shun technologies hyped by companies with grand promises, faculty members should force vendors to explain how the tools will help professors teach and students learn, Michael Feldstein argues.
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You Could Be Building Self-Driving Cars By This Time Next Year

You Could Be Building Self-Driving Cars By This Time Next Year | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
Udacity announces more details of its self-driving car engineer Nanodegree — signups open today, and job offers await those who graduate from the 36 week course.
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Q&A with author of book on how technology is changing education

Q&A with author of book on how technology is changing education | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
New book examines how technology is changing education -- and whether that change is for the better.
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Virtual Integrated Learning Environments

Web and Smart Mobile Devices Friendly SCORM attested Animated Virtual Integrated Learning Environments
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Exclusive: Worldwide LMS market size expected to triple in 5 years . . . or get cut in half -

By Phil HillMore Posts (428) Well these two reports will help us narrow down our estimates of the future LMS market size [emphasis added]. According to a new market research report, “Learning Management System Market by Application, Delivery Mode (Distance … Continue reading →
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology experiments with instructor grading in massive open online course

MIT experiments with instructor grading in massive open online courses as a way to expand teaching and learning opportunities for students and instructors.
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How Technology in Education Can Improve Faculty Research

How Technology in Education Can Improve Faculty Research | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
Higher Education institutions have done well to incorporate technology into the classroom, but might be overlooking the flip side of the coin – providing staff with technology that makes them work better.
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Universities must equip students for new challenges

  Dr Catherine Hobbs, Head of Department for Engineering Design and Mathematics at the University of West England (UWE Bristol), looks at the challenges of the UK engineering skills gap.  A new wave of students has been graduating over...
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How Colleges Should Adapt in a Networked Age

How Colleges Should Adapt in a Networked Age | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
In a Re:Learning podcast, The Chronicle talks with Joshua Cooper Ramo, who points to a shift in attitudes toward college and authority figures in general.
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By 2025, Students will take charge of their own Learning Needs, Survey Says

By 2025, Students will take charge of their own Learning Needs, Survey Says | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
Advances in education technology, public policy, and student expectations are among the many drivers changing the way students that students are learning now and in the future. The Polycom Education …
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5 Years after the first Stanford MOOC, did they change education?

5 Years after the first Stanford MOOC, did they change education? | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
It was five years ago last month that Stanford set up the first MOOC. MOOCs were supposed to change the world: Udacity, Coursera and EdX were going to utterly transform education, putting many universities out of business. Time to see how that’s going.
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9 Essential Digital Skills for the 21st Century Teacher

In a digitally focused world, education is getting more and more digitized pushing us, teachers and educators, to re-conceptualize what i
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The Future of Online Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Teaching and learning currently happen on a multi-dimensional level that involves each personal instruction and last on-line technologies. This paradigm shift …

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The MOOC Identity: Designing Learning Environments ~ Stephen Downes

Online learning, new media, connectivism, MOOCs, personal learning environments, new literacy, and more from Stephen Downes
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Virtual College nominated in three Learning Technologies Awards categories

Virtual College nominated in three Learning Technologies Awards categories | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
Following its success in last year’s Learning Technologies Awards, Virtual College has been nominated in three categories for the 2016 Awards: • Learning technologies supplier of the year • Excellence in the design of learning content - public and non-profit sector.
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| HarvardXPLUS

| HarvardXPLUS | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
HarvardXPLUS online courses feature premium Harvard content, small cohort-based learning, higher touch with Harvard faculty and peers, and a valuable HarvardXPLUS credential. The first HarvardXPLUS courses are set to launch on September 12.
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What Do Forbes, NYT, And Sotheby's Have In Common? They Make Onine Courses

What Do Forbes, NYT, And Sotheby's Have In Common? They Make Onine Courses | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
There are now a number of non-education-focused organizations and individuals offering online courses on the major platforms.
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Coursera: The pivot to corporate learning becomes clear -

Coursera: The pivot to corporate learning becomes clear - | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
By Phil HillMore Posts (426) Last week I had a post in the Chronicle titled “MOOCs Are Dead. Long Live Online Higher Education.” triggered by the departure of Daphne Koller from her day-to-day role at Coursera. Mr. Ng left Coursera in … Continue reading →
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