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Education Leaders See MOOCs, Distance Learning as the Future of Higher Ed -- Campus Technology

Education Leaders See MOOCs, Distance Learning as the Future of Higher Ed -- Campus Technology | Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it
If you were to gather together a thousand academics, researchers, university IT and instructional technology leaders, institutional librarians, technology and media company executives, authors, journalists, futurists, association presidents, and...
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American Public University System to Offer Academic Credit for 10 Massive Open Online Courses as part of UPCEA Consortium Pilot

APUS today announced that it will offer academic credit for 10 massive open online courses (MOOCs).
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Europe's MOOC experiment accelerates in Berlin - VentureVillage

Europe's MOOC experiment accelerates in Berlin - VentureVillage | Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it
Europe's interest in massive online open courses (MOOCs) is taking off as homegrown platforms set up shop to rival incumbents Coursera, Udacity and EdX in the US.
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Three educational search engines for online courses

Three educational search engines for online courses | Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it

The path of learning is long and “costly”. Perhaps, that’s why we believe this too much and give up as soon as regular paychecks start hitting our accounts. But in today’s age, staying skilled and flexible is the mantra. You never know when the new kid in the next cubicle makes you redundant. It could be some new technology too. Scary thought isn’t it. The good thing about it is that it doesn’t have to like this. You can learn new skills, thanks to the same technological age that’s casting a shadow on your prowess.


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How are Open Access publishing and Massive Open Online Courses disrupting the academic community?

How are Open Access publishing and Massive Open Online Courses disrupting the academic community? | Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it
Supporters of open academic content have long touted its ability to widen the impact and productivity of scholarship while relieving cost pressures in academia.
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