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Managing the MOOC Momentum

Managing the MOOC Momentum | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
Four strategic considerations for college and university leaders in 2014 In the fall of 2011 when then-Stanford professor Sebastian Thrun unveiled the first Massively Open Online Course (MOOC) by o...
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University of Glasgow :: Colleges :: College of Social Sciences :: Information for staff :: Learning and Teaching :: MOOC

University of Glasgow :: Colleges :: College of Social Sciences :: Information for staff :: Learning and Teaching :: MOOC | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
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More quality apprenticeships needed to address STEM skills gap

More quality apprenticeships needed to address STEM skills gap | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
The business, enterprise and energy minister said it should be "the norm" for school leavers to progress either to university or on to an apprenticeship
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How do MOOCs compare?

How do MOOCs compare? | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
From E-Learning VI Fig.1 Unexpanded mindmap using 'SimpleMinds' on 'How do MOOCs compare'. There are tens of thousands of Massive Open Online Courses available. Their proliferation increasingly req...

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Editorial Policy: Notes on recent reviews of CBE learning platforms -

Editorial Policy: Notes on recent reviews of CBE learning platforms - | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
By Phil HillMore Posts (290) Oh let the sun beat down upon my face, stars to fill my dream I am a traveler of both time and space, to be where I have been To sit with elders of the … Continue reading →
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'World's Largest University' Is Scamming Students, Investigation Reveals

'World's Largest University' Is Scamming Students, Investigation Reveals | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
A global network of fraudulent online universities is using high-pressure sales tactics and phony scholarships to extract money from students who end up with worthless degrees.
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Growth in online courses shows need for universities to incorporate new technology in their teaching models, says expert

Growth in online courses shows need for universities to incorporate new technology in their teaching models, says expert | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
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What does the term "blended learning" mean"? The results

What does the term "blended learning" mean"? The results | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
Back in December, I ran a poll asking you what you understood by the term blended learning, as I was hearing the term being used in many different ways. I provided three possible definitions plus a...
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25 Ways to Develop a Growth Mindset - InformED

25 Ways to Develop a Growth Mindset - InformED | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
"In one world, effort is a bad thing. It, like failure, means you're not smart or talented. If you were, you wouldn't need effort. In the other world, ef
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6 reasons you should ditch your edtech

Technology makes lots of opportunities possible in the classroom. But it isn't the silver bullet in education. Here are six reasons to ditch your tech.
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Combining online and in-person education improves learning

Combining online and in-person education improves learning– Anant Agarwal - A distinguished computer architecture scientist and professor of electrical engineering at MIT, Anant Agarwal, heads edX, a non-profit, collaborative open-source platform offering massive open online courses (MOOCs). edX boasts of 30 lakh online learners, of which 4 lakh are from India. Edited excerpts of an e-mail interview with Prof Agarwal by Jiby J Kattakayam.
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6 challenges impeding technology adoption in higher education in 2014

6 challenges impeding technology adoption in higher education in 2014 | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
In our second look at the NMC Horizon Report: 2014 Higher Education Edition, we cover the six “significant challenges” it identifies as impeding the adoption of technology in higher education
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Blended and Online Assessment Taxonomy Design

Blended and Online Assessment Taxonomy Design | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
Are you planning and communicating your feedback criteria? Here is our Blended and Online Assessment Taxonomy Design, an infographic to help you plan better assessments.
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Introduction to Dutch — University of Groningen — FutureLearn

Introduction to Dutch — University of Groningen — FutureLearn | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
Learn to speak, write and understand basic Dutch, with this free, three-week, introductory foreign language course.
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What are the transformative developments in online learning to watch for in 2015?

What are the transformative developments in online learning to watch for in 2015? | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
Check the surprising prediction of a select group of world experts and thought leaders in online learning


It will be the dawn of the post-LMS era


The next new development is the dawning
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FutureLearn, Microdegrees, 'Open Internet'

FutureLearn, Microdegrees, 'Open Internet' | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
UK's FutureLearn, a part of Open University, "now hosts over 220 [MOOCs] from 44 partners." Noteworthy is their completion and participation figures: "Of those that begin a FutureLearn course, 23% ...
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Teachers are conducting MOOCs on WizIQ.

Teachers are conducting MOOCs on WizIQ. | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
Teachers are conducting MOOCs on WizIQ. The MOOCs are organized by full professors, associate professors, and instructors from higher education in North America. The webinars are given by researchers from around the globe. The topics include English Language Teaching, Moodle, Second Life, Healthy Living and Sustainability, and now Parapsychology and Anomalistic Psychology: Research and Education.
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'Engineers Need to Think Beyond Jobs'

'Engineers Need to Think Beyond Jobs' | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
Last year, there were only about two lakh job opportunities available for engineering students in the country, says Shekhar Sanyal of the Institution of Enginee...
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Study Reveals Fascinating Possibilities for Video Gaming and Brain Development and Repair

Study Reveals Fascinating Possibilities for Video Gaming and Brain Development and Repair | Engineering education and Online learning | Scoop.it
Early Brain Development and Gaming: A New Study on Neurogenesis and Brain Connectivity Could a recent study by neuroscientist Simone Kühn reveal new ways of
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Two design models for online collaborative learning: same or different? | Tony Bates

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