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MOOC Instructors Share Lessons Learned | College of Computing

MOOC Instructors Share Lessons Learned | College of Computing | MOOC | Scoop.it
These are just a few of the stories that Karen Head, assistant professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication, shared about her experience teaching a massive open online course (MOOC) during last Thursday's MOOC-focused town hall.
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Udacity's Sebastian Thrun, Godfather Of Free Online Education, Changes Course - Fast Company

Udacity's Sebastian Thrun, Godfather Of Free Online Education, Changes Course - Fast Company | MOOC | Scoop.it
Fast Company Udacity's Sebastian Thrun, Godfather Of Free Online Education, Changes Course Fast Company The wonky term for the Professor's work, massive open online course, goes into such wide use that a New York Times headline declares 2012 the...
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Are MOOCs Really the Worst Threat to the Future of Universities ...

Are MOOCs Really the Worst Threat to the Future of Universities ... | MOOC | Scoop.it
Pundits and media analysts are having a hyperbolic field day over MOOCs. Nervous ... Faculty are freaking out because suddenly MOOCs are the only thing anyone seems to be talking about. ...
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Money Models for MOOCs - Communications of the ACM

Money Models for MOOCs - Communications of the ACM | MOOC | Scoop.it
Money Models for MOOCs, illustration. Despite the massive media ink spilled over massive open online courses, the ink spilled by MOOCs themselves remains red. MOOCs lose money.
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President of edX Appears on The Colbert Report, Explains MOOCs

MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) may seem an unusual topic for The Colbert Report, a comedy show about politics, but the White House recently commended an upcoming MITx course called 3.086x Innovation and ...
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EdX Builds Community of Developers for its Online and Blended Learning Platform | edX

EdX Builds Community of Developers for its Online and Blended Learning Platform | edX | MOOC | Scoop.it
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Stanford joins EDX platform efforts

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June Computing MOOCs and Open Courses - iProgrammer

June Computing MOOCs and Open Courses - iProgrammer | MOOC | Scoop.it
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Conference Navigator:  Moocshop - Session 4

Conference Navigator:  Moocshop - Session 4 | MOOC | Scoop.it
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Fourth Mookshop session:

 

Invited Talk 4:00-4:25    - Self-Driven Mastery in Massive Open Online Courses - 25m        Chuong (Tom) DoFourth session 4:25-6:00pm - Engagement    - Analysis of video use in edX courses - 13m        Daniel T. Seaton, Albert J. Rodenius, Cody A. Coleman, David E. Pritchard and Isaac Chuang    - Exploring Possible Reasons behind Low Student Retention Rates of Massive Online Open Courses: A Comparative Case Study from a Social Cognitive Perspective - 13m        Yuan Wang    - Using EEG to Improve Massive Open Online Courses Feedback Interaction - 20m        Haohan Wang, Yiwei Li, Xiaobo Hu, Yucong Yang, Zhu Meng and Kai-Min Chang    - Collaborative Learning in Geographically Distributed and In-person Groups - 20m        Rene Kizilcec    - Session discussion period - 10m
    - moocshop wrap-up - 15m        Emily & Zach
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Campus Technology Launches New Massive Open Online Courses ( MOOCs ... - Watch List News (press release)

Campus Technology Launches New Massive Open Online Courses ( MOOCs ...
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Free online education holds promise for the future of higher education - Harvard Crimson

Free online education holds promise for the future of higher education - Harvard Crimson | MOOC | Scoop.it
Free online education holds promise for the future of higher education Harvard Crimson The announcement was of the creation of edX, a series of massive open online courses—commonly called MOOCs—offered in conjunction with Harvard's Kendall Square...
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Student Data is the New Oil: MOOCs, Metaphor, and Money

Student Data is the New Oil: MOOCs, Metaphor, and Money | MOOC | Scoop.it
The talk was part of the university's Conversations About Online Learning series, and my trip was sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning. A big thanks in particular to .....
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Pres. Obama at UB: President proposes reform to help "bread and butter ... - News 10NBC

Pres. Obama at UB: President proposes reform to help "bread and butter ... - News 10NBC | MOOC | Scoop.it
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So, MOOC now is an example of cutting costs...

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Ignoring Education Research & History | All MOOCs, All The Time

Ignoring Education Research & History | All MOOCs, All The Time | MOOC | Scoop.it
The attitude behind celebrating an ignorance of educational research purports a belief (and, in the media, a narrative) that not only is education broken due to the status quo of (bureaucracy, unions, outdated institutional governance, etc.) ...
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Brainstorm in Progress: Four Steps to Getting MOOCs Right

Brainstorm in Progress: Four Steps to Getting MOOCs Right | MOOC | Scoop.it
Brainstorm in Progress. Geoff Cain explores education, elearning, open education resources, open textbooks, massive open online courses (MOOCs) and social networks. Join the conversation! .....
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Truths about MOOCs, Rees v Chait, and a bunch of other MOOC ...

It sure seems like there's been a swing in both the education media and the main stream media against MOOCs as of late– that is, from what once seemed to me to be a blind faith of MOOCs being the next best thing, it seems like we've swung lately...
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Emory and Coursera: Benefits beyond the numbers - Emory University News and Events

Emory and Coursera: Benefits beyond the numbers - Emory University News and Events | MOOC | Scoop.it
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Emory and Coursera: Benefits beyond the numbers
Emory University News and Events
... for more information and guidance on preparing an Emory Coursera course.
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What's it take to make a MOOC? Hundreds of hours, no pay - Minnesota Daily

What's it take to make a MOOC? Hundreds of hours, no pay - Minnesota Daily | MOOC | Scoop.it
What's it take to make a MOOC? Hundreds of hours, no pay Minnesota Daily University of Minnesota chemistry professor Chrisopher Cramer demonstrates example slides from his Statistical Molecular Thermodynamics MOOC course Thursday, May 23, 2013, in...
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Massive open online courses - threat or opportunity? - BBC News

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Massive open online courses - threat or opportunity?
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This is about trying to use a connected environment of the web to try to re-invent learning in some way." Moocs allow education to begin harnessing the power of big data.
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Could be better for BBC

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State Systems Go MOOC - Inside Higher Ed

NPR State Systems Go MOOC Inside Higher Ed And yet other universities may experiment with Coursera in an effort to lower costs, offer credit to students who take MOOCs, offer certificate programs using Coursera courses or increase the number of...
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