MOOCs, SPOCs and next generation Open Access Learning
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MOOCs, SPOCs and next generation Open Access Learning
Examining the development of the Massive Open Online Course and its variants.
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New partnership between UK exam board OCR and adaptive learning platform Cogbooks to personalise first school Computing MOOC

Exam board OCR and adaptive learning experts Cogbooks confirmed today they are working together to add personalised adaptive learning to the pioneering Cambridge GCSE Computing MOOC. The partnership brings free of charge to UK secondary schools an exciting learning technology that is making headlines in US Higher Education.


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UK MOOC 'develops community spirit'

UK MOOC 'develops community spirit' | MOOCs, SPOCs and next generation Open Access Learning | Scoop.it
The massive open online course rolled out by the University of Edinburgh has had a positive response.

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British MOOC Provider Expands; Prime Minister Promotes It in India | Inside Higher Ed

British MOOC Provider Expands; Prime Minister Promotes It in India | Inside Higher Ed | MOOCs, SPOCs and next generation Open Access Learning | Scoop.it

David Cameron promoted the offerings during a trip to India. Cameron said that the expansion of Futurelearn (as the MOOC provider is called) "will mean that Indian students can access some of the best teaching and learning online from their home in Mumbai or Delhi." 

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Nandan Sengupta's curator insight, August 1, 2013 5:53 AM

Would MOOC be the favoured media in next five years? It would be interesting to watch how employers differentiate between MOOC and Taught Programme

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UK universities are wary of getting on board the mooc train

UK universities are wary of getting on board the mooc train | MOOCs, SPOCs and next generation Open Access Learning | Scoop.it
Moocs – massive online open courses – have taken off in America. Why are UK universities holding back?
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Open online courses – an avalanche that might just get stopped

Open online courses – an avalanche that might just get stopped | MOOCs, SPOCs and next generation Open Access Learning | Scoop.it
Could massive online open courses – moocs – lead to back-door privatisation in higher education? The UK should watch what is happening in California very closely, says James Vernon
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Milena Bobeva's curator insight, April 30, 2013 4:06 AM

The comments, as usual, add great value and help with developing a more balanced view.  

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How was it? The UK’s first Mooc assessed

How was it? The UK’s first Mooc assessed | MOOCs, SPOCs and next generation Open Access Learning | Scoop.it

Instructors and students discuss their experiences of the University of Edinburgh’s debut courses on Coursera

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Surviving The MOOC Frenzy | QS Intelligence Unit

Surviving The MOOC Frenzy | QS Intelligence Unit | MOOCs, SPOCs and next generation Open Access Learning | Scoop.it

In future, MOOCs are also likely to be used as a test-bed for teaching innovation, for example by building in games as a serious teaching tool and by incorporating automated cues for students to complete projects.

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UK universities are wary of getting on board the mooc train

UK universities are wary of getting on board the mooc train | MOOCs, SPOCs and next generation Open Access Learning | Scoop.it
Peter Mellow's insight:

Thanks to Raoul Mulder (Melbourne University) for this link.

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