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Massive Open Online Courses Prove Popular, if Not Lucrative Yet

Massive Open Online Courses Prove Popular, if Not Lucrative Yet | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it
New companies are partnering with universities to offer online courses, in an effort that could define the future of higher education — if anyone can figure out how to make money.

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Au delà de la notion de rentabilité des plateformes stricto sensus, d'autres notions rentrent en ligne de compte, comme l'image de marque des universités, la captation du marché de l'éducation...

MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses
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Less Experimentation, More Iteration: A Review of MOOC Stats and Trends in 2015

Less Experimentation, More Iteration: A Review of MOOC Stats and Trends in 2015 | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | 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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In Online Courses, Students Learn More by Doing Than by Watching

In Online Courses, Students Learn More by Doing Than by Watching | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it
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When students enroll in MOOCs, they almost always watch a series of video lectures. But just watching videos — without also engaging interactively — is an ineffective way to learn, according to a study by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University.

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Better Learning Analytics for E-Learning

Better Learning Analytics for E-Learning | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it

We need new quality guidelines for career-focused, competency, technology-forward online programs. Existing online program quality evaluation tools serve an important role in online program evaluation.

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Optimiser la stratégie d’un établissement au travers des MOOCs

Etablissements d’enseignement supérieur et MOOCs : présentation et analyse des différentes stratégies possibles. Project Collectif, Master Affaires Publiques d…
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Illinois College of Business and Coursera launch MBA Mooc - FT.com

Illinois College of Business and Coursera launch MBA Mooc - FT.com | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it
A groundbreaking MBA programme created entirely from massive open online courses (Moocs) is being jointly created by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Business and Coursera, the Silicon Valley education technology business.
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Laurie Pickard: creating an ‘MBA’ for free from Moocs - FT.com

Laurie Pickard: creating an ‘MBA’ for free from Moocs - FT.com | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it
Some people can justify an investment of two years and $100,000 to get an MBA. I could not. I was working in Nicaragua for the International Finance Corporation, the development institution, was newly married, and preparing to leave for a post in
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How Course Web Design Impacts Student Engagement -- Campus Technology

How Course Web Design Impacts Student Engagement -- Campus Technology | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it
When Instructure began analyzing the course designs for its higher ed customers, the LMS company discovered something about getting students to interact with the online elements of their courses.
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E-Learning in European HE Institutions: Results of a Mapping Survey

E-Learning in European HE Institutions: Results of a Mapping Survey | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it
E-Learning in European Higher Education Institutions: Results of a Mapping Survey conducted in Oct - Dec 2013 With the emergence of Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) it seemed that, beyond the bo...
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De l’impact des MOOCs sur l’Enseignement Supérieur

De l’impact des MOOCs sur l’Enseignement Supérieur | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it
Le texte qui suit est adapté de l’article Impacts of MOOCs on Higher Education, par Allison Dulin Salisbury.
J’ai choisi de poster cette adaptation car elle correspond à totalement à ma perception de...
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Online education platform EdCast puts universities in charge of their content

Online education platform EdCast puts universities in charge of their content | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it

The online education platform provider EdCast, Silicon Valley’s latest contribution to the ed-tech space, wants to be simultaneously massive and intimate, private and public -- and preferably to stay out of the spotlight.

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A MOOC Star Defects, at Least for Now

A MOOC Star Defects, at Least for Now | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it
Mitchell Duneier loved teaching sociology to 40,000 students online. But, fearing that legislators will use MOOCs like his to gut public colleges, he put it on hold.
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Who uses MOOCs and how?

Who uses MOOCs and how? | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it

Given that millions of people register for MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses), it is perhaps not surprising that much has been written to date about these still-evolving education platforms.

But what do we know about who is enrolled in MOOCs? Or how these platforms are (or aren’t) supporting learning? In today’s article we take a look at some fresh studies from the field to sketch out early observations about the usage and impacts of MOOCs. http://ow.ly/zrs0H

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Are Learning Analytics the New ‘Likes’? 87% of College Students Perform Better with Access to Personalized Data, New Research Finds

Are Learning Analytics the New ‘Likes’? 87% of College Students Perform Better with Access to Personalized Data, New Research Finds | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it
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MOOCs are no panacea, but they can help improve learning

MOOCs are no panacea, but they can help improve learning | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it

Back in 2012, massive open online courses entered public consciousness accompanied by grand promises of revolution. MOOC proponents, often backed by private venture capital, promised to make higher education more nimble and accessible than ever before. Three years in, at least, it hasn’t worked out that way. 

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Udacity founder takes on virtual study revolution - FT.com

Udacity founder takes on virtual study revolution - FT.com | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it
It is less than a quarter of an hour’s drive down Route 101 from the village-like campus of Stanford University to Mountain View, the Silicon Valley home of Udacity. This was the journey Sebastian Thrun, the online education company’s chief
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Emoocs2015 Does peer grading work?

 « Does peer grading work? How to implement and improve it? ». European MOOCs Stakeholders Summit 2015, May 2015, Research Track https://goo.gl/3QCXDG
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6 Tips for Creating a 'Mini' MOOC

6 Tips for Creating a 'Mini' MOOC | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it
There are ways to allow your institution to experiment with online courses, even if they're not intended to be "massive." An online program manager shares advice.
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How to calculate the real costs of developing and delivering MOOCs - eCampus News

How to calculate the real costs of developing and delivering MOOCs - eCampus News | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it
Researchers at Brown and Columbia attempt to determine the total costs of MOOCs, and if it’s all worth it.
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Wharton brings real business engagement to the world of Moocs - FT.com

Wharton brings real business engagement to the world of Moocs - FT.com | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it
Wharton, the business school known as a specialist in finance, is working with two internet start-up companies to bring real business experience to the world of online learning. Participants who complete Wharton’s four basic business online Moocs -
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MOOCs go to high school

MOOCs go to high school | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it

One of the people tasked with making the jump is Dr. Jeneen Graham at St. Margaret’s Episcopal School in California. She currently teaches psychology to 18 students; next year she’ll be teaching thousands. “I think it’s incredible,” says Graham, “and also a little bit scary.

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Learning in an introductory physics MOOC: All cohorts learn equally, including an on-campus class

Learning in an introductory physics MOOC: All cohorts learn equally, including an on-campus class | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it
Learning in an introductory physics MOOC: All cohorts learn equally, including an on-campus class
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Coursera Tinkering with Instant Enrollment Idea

Coursera Tinkering with Instant Enrollment Idea | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it
Coursera is trying out a new model that has classes start almost instantly for online consumers rather than making them wait for the academic calendar.
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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: Massive Open Online Courses | 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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