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8 higher ed thought leaders share words of wisdom at SXSWedu

8 higher ed thought leaders share words of wisdom at SXSWedu | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it
News, voices and jobs for education professionals. Optimized for your mobile phone.
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New initiatives accelerate learning research and its applications

New initiatives accelerate learning research and its applications | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it
MIT is expanding its programs in learning research and online and digital education, including the creation of the MIT Integrated Learning Initiative (MITili) and improvements in addressing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning for pK-12 students.
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"In keeping with the high priority of these new efforts and of the entire field of digital learning, Professor Sanjay Sarma, now dean of digital learning, will oversee them in the newly created position of vice president for open learning"

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International Education News l The PIE News l HE alliance to pilot MOOC credit transfer system

International Education News l The PIE News l HE alliance to pilot MOOC credit transfer system | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it
News and business analysis for Professionals in International Education
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Hybrid learning course on energy friendly renovation

Hybrid learning course on energy friendly renovation | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it
The course on energy friendly renovation processes by the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment (BK) brings students and professionals together in the same virtual classroom.
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Very exciting & successful course by our world renowned department for Architecture that mixes real cases from Working Professionals following a fully online ProfEd course with teams of Master students following a blended on campus course on the same topic.

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The Algorithmic Future of Education

The Algorithmic Future of Education | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it
The History of the Future of Education Technology
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A great read from my favourite Ed-Tech critic!

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Arie den Boon's curator insight, January 16, 5:31 AM

Its the economy stupid... It is the austerity that drives IT in education. Wrong reason, wrong results.

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A New Pedagogy is Emerging... and Online Learning is a Key Contributing Factor | teachonline.ca

A New Pedagogy is Emerging... and Online Learning is a Key Contributing Factor | teachonline.ca | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it
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323 learners eligible for credit from MOOCs at Arizona State U. | Inside Higher Ed

323 learners eligible for credit from MOOCs at Arizona State U. | Inside Higher Ed | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it
Only 323 of 34,086 learners are eligible to take advantage of Arizona State's MOOCs-for-credit initiative with edX. The university calls it a "positive first step."

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MOOC et étudiants : de la classe inversée au recrutement à l’international | La révolution MOOC

MOOC et étudiants : de la classe inversée au recrutement à l’international | La révolution MOOC | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it
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US-based University of the People may tie up with Indian govt for online education

US-based University of the People may tie up with Indian govt for online education | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it

California-based University of the People, the world's first non-profit tuition-free varsity, is looking at India as a major destination for students and plans to explore the possibility of collaborating with the Indian government for providing quality higher education online.


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MOOC Trends in 2015: Rise of Self Paced Courses - MOOC Report

MOOC Trends in 2015: Rise of Self Paced Courses - MOOC Report | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it
Find out how the format of MOOCs has changed and grown over the past year, what "self paced" means for MOOCs, and how it compares to the "session based" format.

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Flipped Classrooms May Benefit Female, Lower-GPA Students

Flipped Classrooms May Benefit Female, Lower-GPA Students | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it
Flipping the college classroom benefited all students, but helped women and students with lower GPAs the most, a new study shows.

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moocs4all Bigger and Better “Making MOOCs on a Budget

moocs4all Bigger and Better “Making MOOCs on a Budget | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it

This topic explores the pedagogical options available to developers for free large scale courses.


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Critics see mismatch between Coursera's mission, business model

Critics see mismatch between Coursera's mission, business model | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it

Coursera's decision to charge learners in some massive open online courses up front -- viewed by some as inevitable -- has critics asking if the MOOC provider is diverging from its mission of universal access.


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Malaysia to give credit recognition for MOOCs

Malaysia to give credit recognition for MOOCs | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it
PUTRAJAYA: In paving the way to flexible education, Malaysia is enroute to becoming the first country to create a platform to award credit recognition and transfer for Massive Open Online Courses (…

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Malaysia to give credit recognition for MOOCs

Malaysia to give credit recognition for MOOCs | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it
PUTRAJAYA: In paving the way to flexible education, Malaysia is enroute to becoming the first country to create a platform to award credit recognition and transfer for Massive Open Online Courses (…

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Learning Analytics Startups & Companies For Educators to Keep An Eye On

Learning Analytics Startups & Companies For Educators to Keep An Eye On | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it
List of learning analytics startups and companies which make it easy for you to improve student learning outcomes through student data analysis.

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Moocs: international credit transfer system edges closer

Moocs: international credit transfer system edges closer | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it
Six universities in talks on global credit transfer system for online courses

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Future trends in learning

Tomorrow’s learners could be using the mind and the body to aid their study, the OU’s Innovating Pedagogy Report reveals, in its annual look towards emerging trends in education. Professor Mike Sharples, Chair in Educational Technology at the OU’s Institute of Educational Technology and lead author of this year’s report, highlights three emerging trends.An interesting one is embodied learning, the way people are starting to learn through their minds and body.


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MOOCs in 2015: Breaking Down the Numbers

MOOCs in 2015: Breaking Down the Numbers | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it

"Have massive open online courses emerged from the Trough of Disillusionment to the Slopes of Enlightenment? Wherever MOOCs belong on the Gartner Hype Cycle, one thing is clear: there are more courses and students now than ever before."


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Donna Farren's curator insight, December 29, 2015 2:20 PM
Great information on numbers and how MOOC's have progressed over the years.
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Highlights from "Blended Learning on MIT's Campus" Nov 16 xTalk | Office of Digital Learning

Highlights from "Blended Learning on MIT's Campus" Nov 16 xTalk | Office of Digital Learning | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it
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Better Residential Learning Is The True Innovation of MOOCs | Technology and Learning | Inside Higher Ed

Better Residential Learning Is The True Innovation of MOOCs | Technology and Learning | Inside Higher Ed | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it
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Mooc : à 24 mois, FUN marche seul

Mooc : à 24 mois, FUN marche seul | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it

Pour son deuxième anniversaire, la plateforme française de Mooc FUN (France université numérique) prend son autonomie et se dote d'une nouvelle structure juridique pilotée par les établissements eux-mêmes. Catherine Mongenet, directrice du groupement d'intérêt public, détaille les enjeux de cette nouvelle gouvernance.

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