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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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Crowd Sourced Accreditation to shake up the staid world of traditional education

Crowd Sourced Accreditation to shake up the staid world of traditional education | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
IRISHMAN Mike Feerick likes to stir things up, writes Andrew Trounson in The Australian. He was running the world’s first massive open online courses before the MOOC acronym was born. And, unlike m...
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Onlinelehre: "Moocs sind ein pädagogisches Erlebnis"

Onlinelehre: "Moocs sind ein pädagogisches Erlebnis" | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
Die Dozentin Gitta Domik vergibt Credit Points für Onlinekurse – als eine der ersten in Deutschland. Im Interview sagt sie, warum Moocs so manche Vorlesung übertreffen.

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The 2014 Best and Worst in Higher Education

The 2014 Best and Worst in Higher Education | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
It was an up and down year for higher education, as each of these matters took a turn atop the 24-hour news cycle. While I am not particularly nostalgic, I'd like to review some of the highlights -- and lowlights -- of 2014......
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Weary Professors Abandon Technology?

Weary Professors Abandon Technology? | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
By Harry Keller Editor, Science Education According to US News & World Report, “[P]rofessors say they don’t have enough help to use this technology effectively, haven’t seen results from it, an...
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Reimagine College

Reimagine College | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
Stuart Butler predicts that 2015 will bring a full-blown invasion and transformation of higher education. This disruption will have profound and beneficial consequences for the education and finances of millions of young Americans and their parents.
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The Top 25 Most Innovative Companies within Digital Education

The Top 25 Most Innovative Companies within Digital Education | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
Technology is creating a revolution in education, dramatically changing the way children learn. The future of education lies with the idea of accessibility, meaning that educators will be able to teach anywhere and at any…
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e-Literate Top 20 Posts For 2014 -

e-Literate Top 20 Posts For 2014 - | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
I typically don’t write year-end reviews or top 10 (or 20) lists, but I need to work on our consulting company finances. At this point, any distraction seems more enjoyable than working in QuickBooks. We’ve had a fun year at … Continue reading →
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Five-Minute Film Festival: The Best Education Parodies of 2014

Five-Minute Film Festival: The Best Education Parodies of 2014 | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
January is quickly approaching, and you know what that means: year-end lists and retrospectives galore! We'd be shirking our responsibilities as bloggers if we didn't join in, so in keeping with our December tradition, take a look at this list of the best education parodies of 2014! We've scoured the web to find videos by teachers, about teachers, parodies breaking down historical inaccuracies, humorous tunes by parents, and so much more. For even more viral video fun, YouTube's Rewind team has
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3 Reasons Why It’s Not Your People Skills That Are Lacking

3 Reasons Why It’s Not Your People Skills That Are Lacking | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
We’re not lacking in people skills. We’re lacking in the understanding of what really makes individuals tick. The knowledge of our human minds is increasing everyday, by leaps and bounds. We can use this knowledge to adapt our own leadership be [...]
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Over 50 Academic Search Engines and Databases for Educators and Researchers

Over 50 Academic Search Engines and Databases for Educators and Researchers | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
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25 Institutions Join Through ACE for Online Credit

25 Institutions Join Through ACE for Online Credit | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
In an effort to help non-traditional students take advantage of online education, 25 institutions will work through the ACE to serve more students.
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How to Build and Moderate a thriving Social Learning Community: Part 1 - Forming

How to Build and Moderate a thriving Social Learning Community: Part 1 - Forming | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
Social Learning happens within and alongside our communities: semi formal spaces where 'sense making' activities take place. Agile organisations create the right permissions and environments for th...
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Analytics and Student Success Innovations in Higher Education

Diverse higher education institutions—from community colleges to private four-year colleges to large universities—are beginning to use advanced analytics to ...
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Instructional Design and E-learning Today

Instructional Design and E-learning Today | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
Instructional Design and E-learning Today, by Scott Burt: updated automatically with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos.
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What Students Do (And Don't Do) In Khan Academy

What Students Do (And Don't Do) In Khan Academy | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
tl;dr -- Khan Academy claims alignment with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) but an analysis of their eighth-grade year indicates that alignment is loose. 40% of Khan Academy exercises assess...
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Running a-MOC with false MOOC pollution - a reply to Stephen Downes

Running a-MOC with false MOOC pollution - a reply to Stephen Downes | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
Just when I thought I could take a break for Christmas, Stephen Downes threw me a curved ball, saying that he doesn’t think the Storyboarding OOC that Brenda Padilla and I are planning to run in th...
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Top 10 Instructional Design Websites Worth Learning From

Top 10 Instructional Design Websites Worth Learning From | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
Transformative pedagogy remains a constant in educating the young minds of today, but how do we guide that progress? The ultimate goal of every academic institution is to cultivate a strong sense of 'continual learning'…
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MOOC student data privacy debatable

MOOC student data privacy debatable | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
Because most people who take massive open online courses are technically not students in the eyes of the U.S. Department of Education, the privacy of their data is not legally protected.
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What We’ve Learned from Three Years of MOOCs | MIT Technology Review

What We’ve Learned from Three Years of MOOCs | MIT Technology Review | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
Online education offers one effective way to close the skills gap.
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The conundrum of creating an open course in a closed site - Storyboard OOC update

The conundrum of creating an open course in a closed site - Storyboard OOC update | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
This is an update on the preparations for the Storyboarding for Learning Design OOC (open online course) that I will be running with Brenda Padilla from 12 Jan to 20 Feb 2015. Following on from my ...
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