News and insights on Open and Online Education and innovations in Online Learning. There is a tsunami coming. I can't tell you exactly how its going to break, but my goal is to try to surf it, not to just stand there. [John Hennessy, President of Stanford University]
A brash tech entrepreneur thinks he can reinvent higher education by stripping it down to its essence, eliminating lectures and tenure along with football games, ivy-covered buildings, and research libraries. What if he's right?
Guest blogger: Nicole Christen Introduction I don’t usually do guest blogs, and when I do it’s always because I know they will be of the highest quality – and I NEVER accept unrequested guest blogs from people I don’t know.
June 24, 2014 blog, education, MOOC, Open Learning No comments ... I continue to see articles reporting on MOOCs as if the only real players are Coursera and EdX, the providers that boast of thousands or tens of thousands in a single class.
George Siemens wrapped up the edX Consortium #FutureEDU conference with a rousing keynote address.
If you are looking for a keynoter for your next conference, meeting, confab, gathering, assembly, conclave, powwow, or rave I highly recommend George.
Most everything that George talked about in his address Where are MOOCs Leading Higher Education? made good sense to me. (...) - Blog "Technology and Learning" @insidehighered, by Joshua Kim, June 9, 2014
The report gives a thorough and balanced analysis of the international development of MOOCs and acknowledges that MOOCs are only part of a wider development of open education and online learning. The background is well ...
"A major national investment of up to €16-47 million annually in the coordinated development of online education in the country. This includes the formation of at least one national MOOC platform, research-based competence and knowledge development, cooperation between higher education and industry in using MOOCs for work-related training and research into learning analytics."
Unizin Unveiled Inside Higher Ed On a website that went live just after midnight Wednesday morning, organizers described Unizin as a sort of one-stop shop for digital education, supporting “flipped classroom[s], online courses/degrees, badged...
While college presidents are skeptical about massive open online courses (MOOCs), they see plenty of potential "positive impact" with hybrid courses that blend face-to-face and online learning as well as adaptive learning that uses technology to modify lessons based on the progress shown by students.
Goldman Sachs Conference Delivers Promises of Accessible, Quality Education EdSurge And this global, timeless problem drew 600 education leaders from around the world to the 140-year-old Memorial Hall at Harvard University, one of the most...