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How online instruction is changing the 'course' of a college education through free and reduced or flat tuition for degrees.
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Nathan Heller: Is College Moving Online?

Nathan Heller: Is College Moving Online? | MOOC and Education Online | Scoop.it
Many people think that massive open online courses, or MOOCs, are the future of higher education in America.
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Sophia Pathways for College Credit

Sophia Pathways for College Credit | MOOC and Education Online | Scoop.it
Sophia Pathways for College Credit offers convenient online learning for a fraction of the cost of other college courses. Each concept is available in many ways of instruction, from multiple teachers.
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What MOOCs Will, Won't, and Might Do - Edudemic

What MOOCs Will, Won't, and Might Do - Edudemic | MOOC and Education Online | Scoop.it
Ivy League school officials suggest that one of the biggest impacts of massive online open courses – MOOCs – could be a renewed focus on teaching over research at elite American universities.
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How Online Learning is Saving and Improving Rural High Schools - Getting Smart by Tom Vander Ark -

How Online Learning is Saving and Improving Rural High Schools - Getting Smart by Tom Vander Ark - | MOOC and Education Online | Scoop.it
Nearly 150,000 schools were closed in the U.S. in the last century in waves of consolidations owing to budgets, busing, algebra and football. Conventional wisdom was that bigger was better and cheaper.
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Stanford University Funds Next Round Of Innovative MOOC Courses | WiredAcademic

Stanford University Funds Next Round Of Innovative MOOC Courses | WiredAcademic | MOOC and Education Online | Scoop.it
Fourteen faculty members or groups at Stanford University have received seed funding from the office of the Vice Provost for Online Learning (VPOL) to develop innovative courses for Stanford students or reach beyond campus to teach massive open...
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Open University Launches British MOOC Platform to Rival U.S. Providers

Open University Launches British MOOC Platform to Rival U.S. Providers | MOOC and Education Online | Scoop.it
A U.K.-based platform for massive open online courses (MOOCs) to rival established providers in the U.S. has been launched by the Open University. Futurelearn will carry courses from 12 U.K.
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Could a MOOCI Contribute to the Education of the World’s Most Impoverished Children?

Could a MOOCI Contribute to the Education of the World’s Most Impoverished Children? | MOOC and Education Online | Scoop.it
In a piece in the Independent in 2011, Gor­don Brown wrote: “The inter­na­tional aid sys­tem for edu­ca­tion is fail­ing the world’s children.” He was intro­duc­ing his UNESCO report, Edu­ca­tion for All: Beat­ing Poverty, Unlo ...
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Why So Many Schools Remain Penitentiaries of Boredom

Why So Many Schools Remain Penitentiaries of Boredom | MOOC and Education Online | Scoop.it
Educational leaders have to have the courage to reinvent our schools for real this time. And our teachers must be teachers of children as well as teachers of their subject area.
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#ETMOOC | A MOOC about educational technology & media – Coming January 2013

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The $10,000 Degree

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Katrina Trinko writes on NRO: As college costs rise rapidly in most places, Texas and Florida are trying to implement something that has become a radical notion: a degree that costs only $10,000.Texas governor Rick Perry announced this goal for his...
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Issues in Online Education

Issues in Online and Distance Education Professor Mike Keppell Executive DirectorAustralian Digital Futures Institute

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With thanks to John Mak (@suifaijohnmak) for having shared this with me. 

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, March 8, 2013 7:19 PM

These questions need to be asked at all levels of education. I liked the one about student skills and discipline to handle online learning.

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Online Education Is Replacing Physical Colleges At A Crazy Fast Pace | TechCrunch

Online Education Is Replacing Physical Colleges At A Crazy Fast Pace | TechCrunch | MOOC and Education Online | Scoop.it
Educators knew the online revolution would eventually envelop the physical classroom, but a torrent of near-revolutionary developments in the past month are proving that change is coming quicker than anyone imagined.
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Helping to Take the Disruptive out of MOOCs (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE.edu

Helping to Take the Disruptive out of MOOCs (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE.edu | MOOC and Education Online | Scoop.it
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A Bill of Rights and Principles for Learning in the Digital Age

A Bill of Rights and Principles for Learning in the Digital Age | MOOC and Education Online | Scoop.it
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on this Bill of Rights & Principles began in Palo Alto, California,
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Tom Vander Ark: Canvas.net Shifts The MOOC Model Paradigms | WiredAcademic

Tom Vander Ark: Canvas.net Shifts The MOOC Model Paradigms | WiredAcademic | MOOC and Education Online | Scoop.it
Next week classes kick off on Canvas.net, a hosting site for massively open online courses (MOOC) from universities including Ball State, Brown, Central Florida, and Utah.
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What You Need to Know About MOOCs

What You Need to Know About MOOCs | MOOC and Education Online | Scoop.it
Watch How Free Online Courses Are Changing Traditional Education on PBS. See more from PBS NewsHour. For those still trying to piece together all the differe
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Apple - iTunes U - Learn anything, anywhere, anytime.

Apple - iTunes U - Learn anything, anywhere, anytime. | MOOC and Education Online | Scoop.it
iTunes U gives educators an easy way to design complete courses with audio, video, and other content and distribute them through the iTunes U app.
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What You Need to Know About MOOC's - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

What You Need to Know About MOOC's - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education | MOOC and Education Online | Scoop.it
2012 is shaping up as the year of the mega-class. Wondering what all the fuss is about? Here's a guide to our coverage of massive open online courses.
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The MOOC movement is not an indicator of educational evolution - O'Reilly Radar

The MOOC movement is not an indicator of educational evolution - O'Reilly Radar | MOOC and Education Online | Scoop.it
Somehow, recently, a lot of people have taken an interest in the broadcast of canned educational materials, and this practice — under a term that proponents and detractors have...
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