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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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Udacity CEO Sebastian Thurn is rolling out online education nanodegrees for MOOCs

Udacity CEO Sebastian Thurn is rolling out online education nanodegrees for MOOCs | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it
Can credentialing for professional training make MOOCs a more viable business proposition?
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Online education company Udacity last month unveiled “nanodegrees,” online classes that train people for jobs in the technology field — gigs like front-end developer or data analyst.

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Business School, Disrupted

Business School, Disrupted | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it
In moving into online education, Harvard Business School discovered that it isn’t so easy to practice what it teaches.
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Mobile Moocs: a new way of learning - Telegraph

Mobile Moocs: a new way of learning - Telegraph | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it
An app isn't going to provide large scale learning programmes, but mobile Moocs will start to build a new way of thinking about professional qualifications, says Michael Curry
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What Moocs mean for executive education - FT.com

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In February the FT business education team launched the Business School Challenge, a quiz in which teams of MBA students pit their wits against each other in aid of the FT’s annual charity – this year it was World Child Cancer. I was impressed by
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MOOCs and copyright law

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"Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are still pretty new but more and more universities, platform providers and publishers are beginning to create MOOCs to raise their profile and showcase high-quality materials. But there is a risk that reputations can take a serious hit if materials and data are being used incorrectly, or without permission."


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Excellent analysis of the copyright issues that educators need to consider as they  utilise the open online course revolution. There are such opportunities for learning and teaching but TIME needs to be given to ensuring that resources used are attributed appropriately, are legitimate and permissions sought where necessary. Many MOOC platforms are commercial in nature and profit focused (in the long term) so Statutory licences and Educational exceptions are  not applicable.

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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

Moocs and motivation - FT.com | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it
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

Harvard U. Will Offer Exclusive MOOCs to Alumni | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it

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

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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

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So far, MOOCs appeal mostly to privileged students. What happened to the education revolution?
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Professional accountancy bodies begin to accept Moocs - FT.com

Professional accountancy bodies begin to accept Moocs - FT.com | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it
Distance learning is familiar to many of those pursuing professional financial qualifications. Both the renowned Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) programme and the ACCA qualification, offered by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants,
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Moocs pose no threat to business schools say Penn researchers - FT.com

Moocs pose no threat to business schools say Penn researchers - FT.com | MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses | Scoop.it
Massive open online courses provided by business schools do not appear to threaten their existing markets, according to research published today by the University of Pennsylvania. Penn researchers surveyed 875,000 students who enrolled in nine Moocs
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Enhancing a MOOC With Adaptive Learning -- Campus Technology

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A new adaptive learning engine -- dubbed "MOOCulus" -- developed at Ohio State University is giving students in a calculus MOOC coursework tuned to their individual skill levels
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Designing a Dual Layer cMOOC/xMOOC

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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

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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?

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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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