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Online and open-access learning in higher education: MOOCs, new pedagogies and business models - Programmes & Events

Online and open-access learning in higher education: MOOCs, new pedagogies and business models - Programmes & Events | MOOCING | Scoop.it
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Our MOOCs conference coming up....

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the face of education is changing and changing how people live this life!

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MOOCs: A College Education Online? - Forbes

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MOOCs: A College Education Online?
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Although it has given rise to jokes about cows and an outfielder for the 1986 New York Mets, MOOC is actually an acronym for Massive Open Online Courses.
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Education Policies towards the Global Age Japans Case in Higher Education

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Internationalizing higher education has been recognized by domestic policy agendas across the globe as important. In addition to the inherent educational and scientific benefit there is a gaining understanding of its impact on the socio-economic scene. Nevertheless, the national scene is important when it comes to internationalizing. In Japan, the industrial and economic progress of neighboring countries serves as a key influence on Japanese policy direction and the internationalization process as a whole. This paper will mainly focus on both the opportunities and issues of the internationalization of higher education in recent Japan.


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How Can Cognitive Science Improve Online Learning?

Google Tech Talk November 19, 2012 (click on "show more") Presented by Joseph Jay Williams ABSTRACT Recent research in Cognitive Science provides insights into how learning can be improved that are complementary to those gained from practical...
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"Irrational Exuberance": The Case of the MOOCs

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Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan said in 1996 that the high-flying stock market was an instance of "irrational exuberance." Nearly two decades later, were he so inclined  to inspect th...
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