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MOOCs: A systematic study of the published literature 2008-2012 | Liyanagunawardena | The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning

MOOCs: A systematic study of the published literature 2008-2012 | Liyanagunawardena | The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it
MOOCs: A systematic study of the published literature 2008-2012

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Finally! I was so looking forward to a master list...

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Just what I've been looking for: Mooc Research!

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UNE shuts down its loss-making MOOCs

UNE shuts down its loss-making MOOCs | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it
The University of New England (UNE) has shut down its pioneering experiment with massive open online courses (MOOCs) because it could not make it pay.

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Are Courses Outdated? MIT Considers Offering ‘Modules’ Instead – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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The Future of College?

The Future of College? | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it
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? 

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verstelle's curator insight, August 18, 12:13 AM

The truly revolutionary type of university Minerva now starts after two years of preparation. 

Wilko Dijkhuis's curator insight, August 20, 1:16 AM

Intro to the Minerva way of teaching
(a surprising mix of technology and pedagogy)

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MOOCs: Disruptor or Indicator of Something Deeper?

MOOCs: Disruptor or Indicator of Something Deeper? | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it
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.
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Debunking the MOOC myth - Research Information

Debunking the MOOC myth - Research Information | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it

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Tests show benefits of combining MOOCs with in-class teaching

Tests show benefits of combining MOOCs with in-class teaching | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it
Hybrid teaching may achieve the same results as traditional teaching, but with much less classroom time.

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Peer assessment for massive open online courses (MOOCs) | Suen | The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning

Peer assessment for massive open online courses (MOOCs) | Suen | The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it
Peer assessment for massive open online courses (MOOCs)

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Robert Schuwer's curator insight, July 10, 12:00 AM

A mixture of an overview of peer assessment methods and experiences with some of them. Good read!

Pierre's curator insight, July 10, 2:54 AM

Goed om te lezen als je er zelf mee aan de slag wilt!

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You Can't Judge A MOOC By Its Size | Etale - Life in the Digital World

You Can't Judge A MOOC By Its Size | Etale - Life in the Digital World | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it
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.
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MOOCs and the End of Courses? |

MOOCs and the End of Courses? | | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it

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


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ICDE » Ten useful reports on MOOCs and online education

ICDE » Ten useful reports on MOOCs and online education | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it

"This digest of reports and papers published over the past year is provided to support the ongoing debate on MOOCs, Open Educational Resources and online education"


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The corridor of uncertainty: Norwegian MOOC commission

The corridor of uncertainty: Norwegian MOOC commission | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it
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 ...
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Interesting policy!:

 

"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."

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Coursera chief doesn't expect profit for 'quite a while'

Coursera chief doesn't expect profit for 'quite a while' | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it
New Coursera CEO Richard Levin says some of the universities that work with the company are covering their costs with shared revenue.

 
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Unizin Unveiled - Inside Higher Ed

Unizin Unveiled - Inside Higher Ed | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it
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...
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Final report on Future of MIT Education

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When MOOCs Are Better Than College Classes | Higher Ed Beta @insidehighered

When MOOCs Are Better Than College Classes | Higher Ed Beta @insidehighered | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it

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Wilko Dijkhuis's curator insight, August 20, 1:33 AM

Finally someone asking the right question: not are MOOCs bad or good, but what can the do and what can't they do.

 

Nice suggestions of what they can do well

 

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Study: MOOC content in traditional courses is viable, if inflexible @insidehighered

Study: MOOC content in traditional courses is viable, if inflexible @insidehighered | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it
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College Presidents: Hybrid Will Have Bigger Impact than MOOCs -- Campus Technology

College Presidents: Hybrid Will Have Bigger Impact than MOOCs -- Campus Technology | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it
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.

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Fiona Harvey's curator insight, July 17, 3:41 PM

Report on responses from survey - MOOCs out of favour but hybrid (blended) learning in 

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The Amazon-ification of Higher Ed?

Colleges and universities are on the cusp of being squeezed by new models (competency based accreditation) and new technologies (adaptive learning platforms, open online education etc.).   


Via Alberto Acereda, Ph.D.
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Universities are still standing. The MOOC revolution that never happened.

Universities are still standing. The MOOC revolution that never happened. | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it

If universities do eventually experience a revolution, it will not be because of MOOCs.


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Carmenne K. Thapliyal's curator insight, July 14, 11:07 PM

Two years, is by no standards, sufficient time to evaluate the effects of MOOCs in education. Give it some time.

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Goldman Sachs Conference Delivers Promises of Accessible, Quality Education - EdSurge

Goldman Sachs Conference Delivers Promises of Accessible, Quality Education - EdSurge | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it
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...
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Reputations at risk as platforms fail to screen Moocs

Reputations at risk as platforms fail to screen Moocs | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it

Poor-quality courses on platforms such as Coursera, edX and Udacity could cause reputational damage to universities, says Oxford expert


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Fiona Harvey's curator insight, July 10, 9:24 AM
#whoknew quality processes should be at the heart if curriculum design including MOOCs, just like it is for on campus provision
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ScienceGuide: MOOC geeft energie

ScienceGuide: MOOC geeft energie | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it
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Over de ervaringen van 10 deelnemers aan de MOOC Solar Energy die zijn uitgenodigd om een week te mogen werken in het Solar Lab van Arno Smets.

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European universities must team up to survive

European universities must team up to survive | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it
Fragmentation in online course offerings leaves Europe lagging behind the US

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Unanswered Questions - Inside Higher Ed

Unanswered Questions - Inside Higher Ed | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it
Unanswered Questions
Inside Higher Ed
... could protect the rights of online learners.
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New Coursera chief stresses the ‘wow’ factor of huge audience for free online courses

New Coursera chief stresses the ‘wow’ factor of huge audience for free online courses | MOOC-SCOOP | Scoop.it

Richard C. Levin says massive open online courses, or MOOCs, will expand reach of universities.


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