The democratisation of higher education requires widening access to studies that lead to useful qualifications, and giving people more opportunities to select study programmes themselves and easily design their own courses from the rich pool of material freely available, Sir John Daniel told the “Worldviews 2013” conference last week. The question is whether massive open online course, or MOOCs, will help or hinder that process.
High school students have a terrific free option for career exploration with massive open online courses. Numerous MOOCs provide introductions or overviews into areas of study, jobs and paths to a career.
Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are huge news currently, with MIT, Stanford and several private providers providing free, open online courses. This webinar will examine the phenomenon and demonstrate ...
Times Higher Education Inside Higher Ed: Mooc-sceptical provosts Times Higher Education About a sixth of Mooc provider Coursera's courses are created by faculty at CIC member institutions, including the University of Michigan, which is a member of...
Why the campus is still king in the age of the MOOC The Conversation With higher education increasingly going online and the recent arrival of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), many have predicted the death of the university campus.
U.S. News University Where's the Real Learning? Inside Higher Ed I admit it – from kindergarten on, I was teacher's pet. I got an assignment. I labored over it, made it perfect, turned it in early, got the A.
2011 she was co-facilitator of the first German MOOC on “The Future of Learning”, 2012 she ran her second one. At present she publishes about MOOCs and carries out research on MOOCs, learner activities and e-learning, ...
With the announcement of the New Librarianship Master Class we've received a number of questions. The FAQ below is a set of answers to these questions (this document should be linked off the course site very soon).
NPR Coursera Announces 10 Public Universities Plan MOOC Adoption Huffington Post But overall, the announcement is the latest ramping up of higher education's MOOC experiment, which launched in earnest barely a year ago as a way to sample elite...
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