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Massive Online Open Courses  - resources relating the the design, pedagogy, and blended learning aspects of MOOCs in particular.  
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A Tale of Two MOOCs @ Coursera: Divided by Pedagogy

A Tale of Two MOOCs @ Coursera: Divided by Pedagogy | MOOCs | Scoop.it
The Web as a classroom is transforming how people learn, is driving the need for new pedagogy; two recently launched courses at Cousera highlight what happens when pedagogical methods fail to adapt...
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U.K. MOOCs Alliance, Futurelearn, Adds British Council To Its Free Higher Education Roster | TechCrunch

U.K. MOOCs Alliance, Futurelearn, Adds British Council To Its Free Higher Education Roster | TechCrunch | MOOCs | Scoop.it
The U.K. MOOCs alliance, Futurelearn, which was announced last December and will be offering its first free courses "from mid-2013" with the aim of creating a globally accessible British higher education brand, has added another member to its...
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White Paper: MOOCs - Massive Open Online Courses

White Paper: MOOCs - Massive Open Online Courses | MOOCs | Scoop.it
MOOCs are on the Move: A Snapshot of the Rapid Growth of MOOCsA White Paper by Dr Lindsay Ryan - January 2013What are MOOCsMOOCs are Massive Open Online Courses and they are rapidly changing the game for higher education, executive education and employee...
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Through the Open Door: Open Courses as Research, Learning, and Engagement (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE.edu

Through the Open Door: Open Courses as Research, Learning, and Engagement (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE.edu | MOOCs | Scoop.it
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How NOT to Design a MOOC: The Disaster at Coursera and How to Fix it

How NOT to Design a MOOC: The Disaster at Coursera and How to Fix it | MOOCs | Scoop.it
I don’t usually like to title a post with negative connotations, but there is no way to put a positive spin on my experience with the MOOC I’m enrolled in through Coursera, Fundamentals of Online E...
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I've Scooped this NOT to embarass the poor woman who ran the course, but to learn from it.  She was very brave to jump into to this and we should applaud her for her efforts.  It could have been any of us (I've never had a class of 41,000) 

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Why MOOCs won’t kill universities

Why MOOCs won’t kill universities | MOOCs | Scoop.it
Forget the dire predictions – universities aren’t finished. The MOOC evangelists have predicted that the disruption they will wreak will mean that universities are dead in the water. Christiansen f...
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Measuring the Motivation of MOOC-Takers | Socrato Learning Analytics Blog

Measuring the Motivation of MOOC-Takers | Socrato Learning Analytics Blog | MOOCs | Scoop.it
Explores the issues around low completion rates for MOOCs
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MOOCs for credit?

MOOCs for credit? | MOOCs | Scoop.it
Just how disruptive MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) will turn out to be is the subject of ongoing debate. But we can be quite sure that it will depend on the extent to which they are recognised...
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MOOCs : A pivotal development in higher education – or a complete miss?

MOOCs : A pivotal development in higher education – or a complete miss? | MOOCs | Scoop.it
MOOCs are said to be a pivotal aspect of the future of global education, however, critics still doubt its effectiveness. What are the pros and cons?
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MOOC buzz in the Twittersphere

MOOC buzz in the Twittersphere | MOOCs | Scoop.it

In the last couple of weeks, in conversations about MOOCs, I've found myself making the point that a year ago we didn't really use the word MOOC, and while the MOOC platforms were getting organised (...) So, I thought it might be interesting to take a look at some of the Twitter data to see roughly the shape of the body of tweets mentioning MOOCs in the past 365 days...

http://www.scoop.it/t/easy-mooc


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Gary Hamel: Reinventing the Technology of Human Accomplishment

Watch Gary Hamel, celebrated management thinker and author and co-founder of the Management Innovation eXchange (MIX), make the case for reinventing manageme...

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Universities Abroad Join MOOC Course Projects

Universities Abroad Join MOOC Course Projects | MOOCs | Scoop.it
The two largest ventures providing the online courses known as MOOCs are announcing partnerships with universities in the Americas, Europe and Asia.
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Student impact noted here - article talks of increase in numbers of students participating EDx predict over a billion in the next decade.  

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MOOCs and the spread of knowledge

Free online courses will help the University fulfill its mission as a public resource of knowledge.
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Competing MOOC Providers Expand Into New Territory—and Each Other's - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Competing MOOC Providers Expand Into New Territory—and Each Other's - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | MOOCs | Scoop.it

Two major providers of massive open online courses have announced new expansions of their stables of university partners, which now overlap for the first time.

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