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The Real Winners of the Coming Revolution in Higher Education - Forbes

The Real Winners of the Coming Revolution in Higher Education - Forbes | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it
This article is by Bruce Guile, president and co-founder of Course Gateway, an online education consultancy, and David Teece, executive director of the Institute of Business Innovation at the University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of...
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2014: The Year the Media Stopped Caring About MOOCs?

2014: The Year the Media Stopped Caring About MOOCs? | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it

The news media’s appetite for MOOC stories has been insatiable. So when the University of Pennsylvania sent an email inviting several hundred education reporters to a seminar on massive open online courses, it anticipated a healthy turnout.

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Moocs: Learning becomes a joy again - FT.com

Moocs: Learning becomes a joy again - FT.com | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it

Some people finish work and go to the gym, or hit the sofa and watch TV, or compose symphonies, paint portraits, create apps, write poetry. Me, I Mooc. 

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Are we already entering a post-MOOC era?

Are we already entering a post-MOOC era? | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it

The introduction of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) a couple of years ago prompted a heady mixture of excitement, panic, and scepticism.

 

Since then, a lot has happened. ICEF Monitor looks at the current stage of MOOCs as well as the new offshoots they have spawned: SPOCs (Small Private Online Courses) and SOOCs (Selective Open Online Courses).

 

According to some experts, these smaller, more selective programme models may be more than an alternative to MOOCs; they may be the more sustainable and engaging forms of online learning in a "post-MOOC" era.

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What I Learned By Flipping The MOOC

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VideoTwo of the hot topics in education in the last few years have been Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and the flipped classroom. I’ve been experimenting with both of them. What I’ve learned (besides being able to use the word “pedagogy” in a sentence) is 1) assigning students lectures as homework doesn’t guarantee [...]
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Online ‘Mooc’ courses are too big to work, says Stanford head - FT.com

Online ‘Mooc’ courses are too big to work, says Stanford head - FT.com | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it

Massive open online courses, or Moocs, may be higher education’s current fad but they fail on two counts – mass and openness – according to the president of Stanford University, which has helped pioneer teaching via the internet.

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Stanford Economist: Elite Colleges Should Not Give Credit for MOOCs

Stanford Economist: Elite Colleges Should Not Give Credit for MOOCs | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it

If highly selective colleges begin awarding credit to students who pass massive open online courses created by their faculty members, the institutions could undermine their ability to invest in promising students, according to an analysis by a well-known Stanford University economist.

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After two years of MOOC mania, enthusiasm for online education dips

After two years of MOOC mania, enthusiasm for online education dips | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it

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"A small but remarkable step back": That’s the main takeaway from "Grade Change: Tracking Online Education in the United States," an annual survey of more than 4,700 colleges and universities performed by the Babson Survey Research Group.

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Completion data for MOOCs - The Ed Techie

Completion data for MOOCs - The Ed Techie | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it
As I mentioned in the previous post, I am doing some Gates funded research on MOOCs. My part was learning design analysis, while Katy Jordan has been looking at factors influencing completion rates. All this work is Katy's, I take...
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What Do We Know About MOOC Students So Far?: A Look At Recent User Data

What Do We Know About MOOC Students So Far?: A Look At Recent User Data | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it
It will be exciting to see how quickly we reach an understanding of the typical MOOC students and how organizations respond to their needs.
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Faculty Coalition: It's Time to Examine MOOC and Online Ed Profit Motives

Faculty Coalition: It's Time to Examine MOOC and Online Ed Profit Motives | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it
A coalition of faculty groups has declared war against online learning, particularly massive open online courses (MOOCs), because it said it believes that the fast expansion of this form of education is being promulgated by corporations —...
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I’m a MOOC

I’m a MOOC | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it
mook [mook]
noun Slang.
a contemptible, incompetent person.

Early in 2013 I made a somewhat unconscious (yet potentiall…
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Credit for MOOCs Is One Step in a Long Journey Toward Relevance

Credit for MOOCs Is One Step in a Long Journey Toward Relevance | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it
Colleges plan to give credit for MOOCs, but how will that affect higher education as a whole?
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How to Convert a Classroom Course Into a MOOC -- Campus Technology

How to Convert a Classroom Course Into a MOOC -- Campus Technology | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it
The sheer size and diversity of the student body in a MOOC force faculty to use strategies for planning, teaching, and assessment that differ radically from those used in traditional classes.
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A review of Northwestern University’s Content Strategy MOOC | Content Strategy Forum

A review of Northwestern University’s Content Strategy MOOC: its strengths, weaknesses, and how it could have been better.
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Still Questioning the Model: Elite universities face lower stakes but familiar concerns in MOOC space

Still Questioning the Model: Elite universities face lower stakes but familiar concerns in MOOC space | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it

Three elite universities’ debates about whether they should join -- or stay with -- Coursera and edX have brought familiar concerns over revenue and intellectual property rights to the surface.

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Moocs and motivation - FT.com

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From Mr Matt Wingfield. Sir, John Hennessy, the president of Stanford University, is mistaken in his assertion that massive open online courses (Moocs) are “too large to engage and motivate most students successfully” (“Problems identified with Mooc
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Harvard U. Will Offer Exclusive MOOCs to Alumni

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You don’t need to be a Harvard University student to take a massive open online course from Harvard—throwing open the gates to all comers is the idea, after all. But being a Harvard graduate still has its perks, even within the democratized landscape of MOOCs.

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European MOOCs Scoreboard

European MOOCs Scoreboard | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it

The aim of this scoreboard is to highlight the huge potential that European institutions have in the world of MOOCs and to help visualize this potential by compiling the existing European-provided MOOCs and open courses available on different open websites.

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Five myths about Moocs

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Diana Laurillard explains why a model based on unsupervised learning is not the answer


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Massive Open Online Research: The MOOC Evolves into the MOOR

Massive Open Online Research: The MOOC Evolves into the MOOR | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it

By Adding a Strong Research Element, MOOCs can Deliver Greater Learning Value to the Students who Participate in Them.

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80 Percent of MOOC Students Already Have a College Degree

80 Percent of MOOC Students Already Have a College Degree | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it
So far, MOOCs appeal mostly to privileged students. What happened to the education revolution?
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Pedagogy of MOOCs

Webinar given for University of Cape Town 17-Oct-2013 exploring the pedagogical differences between cMOOCs and xMOOCs. Pedagogical recommendations given along w
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Sonia HENNO's curator insight, November 5, 2013 6:20 AM

Une vision globale du marché de la pédagogie open et online et surtout quelques recommandations qui peuvent aider à construire une stratégie pédagogique à distance.

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Moocs: from mania to mundanity

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After the hype is over, e-learning will be the norm, predicts Stephen Haggard
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Google Expands Role In Digital Education, Teams Up With edX To Build A YouTube For Free Online Courses | TechCrunch

Google Expands Role In Digital Education, Teams Up With edX To Build A YouTube For Free Online Courses | TechCrunch | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it

It's turning into a busy week for Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) providers, and the tech companies that love them -- particularly Google.

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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's sociology course for 40,000 made "The New York Times." But, fearing that legislators will use MOOCs like it to gut public colleges, he put it on hold.
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