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"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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Don't Blame the Internet: We Can Still Think and Read Critically, We Just Don't Want to | RealClearEducation

Don't Blame the Internet: We Can Still Think and Read Critically, We Just Don't Want to | RealClearEducation | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
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Moving a Face-to-Face Course Online without Losing Student Engagement

Moving a Face-to-Face Course Online without Losing Student Engagement | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
The rapid growth and popularity of online learning is necessitating the creation of online courses that actively engage learners. Research has shown that effective integration of multimedia that is content relevant and pedagogically sound can be a valuable teaching tool for facilitating student learning (Mandernach, 2009).
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Assessing the Future of Higher Education

Assessing the Future of Higher Education | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it

The Carnegie Corporation of New York and Time magazine co-host an annual summit on higher education, most recently focusing on the American university as a “driver of research and education for the nation, as well as threats to the university’s continued excellence, and ideas for innovation and reinvention to meet the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century.”


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Time to retire from online learning?

Time to retire from online learning? | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
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A veteran who was right most of the time, is gonna leave us, but will stay 'online'. Thank you for all the good work! 

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iversity — Open Courses — Education. Online. Free.

iversity — Open Courses — Education. Online. Free. | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
The spring semester has begun on iversity! Enrol now and learn for free with peers from all over the globe.
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An Unique Approach to a xMOOC -- Learner-Centric Course Design

An Unique Approach to a xMOOC -- Learner-Centric Course Design | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
Not all MOOCs are created equal. I know of one, Applied Sustainability, delivered by a community college in Ontario, Canada that defies what many have come to expect from a Massive Open Online Cour...
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EMMA project launch | Emma Project

EMMA project launch | Emma Project | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
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BlendKit2014 - Becoming a Blended Learning Designer | Canvas Network

BlendKit2014 - Becoming a Blended Learning Designer | Canvas Network | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
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A MOOC that helps you design blended learning.

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Schools Shift from STEM to STEAM

Schools Shift from STEM to STEAM | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
3D printers, sophisticated software and other technologies are helping many schools incorporate the arts into their STEM curricula.
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Growing Up Digital, Wired for Distraction

Growing Up Digital, Wired for Distraction | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
The constant stream of stimuli offered by new technology poses a profound new challenge to focusing and learning.
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‘I like the people I work with. Maybe I’ll get to meet them in person one day’: teaching and learning practice development with transnational teaching teams

‘I like the people I work with. Maybe I’ll get to meet them in person one day’: teaching and learning practice development with transnational teaching teams | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
(2014). ‘I like the people I work with. Maybe I’ll get to meet them in person one day’: teaching and learning practice development with transnational teaching teams. Journal of Education for Teaching. ???aop.label???. doi: 10.1080/02607476.2014.903024
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Should Colleges Judge Social Media Presence for Admissions?

Should Colleges Judge Social Media Presence for Admissions? | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
Should Colleges Judge Social Media Presence for Admissions?
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Students: bring your own technology to uni

Students: bring your own technology to uni | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
Asking students to use their own tech in lectures could save money, but will it damage attention spans?
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The MOOC Moment | Booklets | Inside Higher Ed

The MOOC Moment | Booklets | Inside Higher Ed | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
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Out in Front, and Optimistic, About Online Education

Out in Front, and Optimistic, About Online Education | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
Richard C. Levin, the former president of Yale who now heads Coursera, the online education company, says it will be financially viable within five years.
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The Power of Open Educational Resources

Keynote address delivered to the Maryland Distance Learning Association (MDLA), March 2014.
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The Confidence Gap

The Confidence Gap | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
Evidence shows that women are less self-assured than men—and that to succeed, confidence matters as much as competence. Here's why, and what to do about it.
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Startup Europe - MOOCs for Web Talent Network

Startup Europe - MOOCs for Web Talent Network | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
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A ‘MOOC Tsunami’ Won’t Hurt Wharton

A ‘MOOC Tsunami’ Won’t Hurt Wharton | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
New dean attracted by Wharton's use of tech

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Donald Clark Plan B: MOOCs: Research (Duke) shows employers love ‘em

Donald Clark Plan B: MOOCs: Research (Duke) shows employers love ‘em | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
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It seems like MOOCateers, the teachers and the students, are already gaining an advantage over the higher education crowd. 

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Princeton University - 'MOOC World': Experts clash over differing visions of education technology

Princeton University - 'MOOC World': Experts clash over differing visions of education technology | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
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MOOCs 4 Development

In my presentation I outline the (real) history of MOOCs, outline design parameters, and sketch future technologies. This is presented in the context of the ...
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In conversation with: Sebastian Thrun, CEO, Udacity - Fortune Tech

In conversation with: Sebastian Thrun, CEO, Udacity - Fortune Tech | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
On why higher education is expensive, the importance of the English language, and his designs to go global.
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Blended Learning Model Definitions | Christensen Institute

Blended Learning Model Definitions | Christensen Institute | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
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Can MOOCs Meet the Top Needs of Adult Learners? - MOOCs - Think Massively

Can MOOCs Meet the Top Needs of Adult Learners? - MOOCs - Think Massively | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
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