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Did you love watching lectures from your professors? - The Hechinger Report

Did you love watching lectures from your professors? - The Hechinger Report | MOOCs | Scoop.it
Earlier this fall, Molly Worthen, a history professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, wrote a persuasive defense of the lecture as an instructional form. Particularly in the humanities, Worthen argued, students need to absorb long, complex arguments. It’s admittedly not easy, but worthwhile for students to learn to concentrate, and synthesize, organize and react …
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What Do We Actually Learn From Videos?

What Do We Actually Learn From Videos? | MOOCs | Scoop.it
TED talkers are nothing if not fluent. Could it be that the effective presentation of the speakers in TED-style videos fools us into thinking we're learning more than we are? Here, five ways that well-made videos (including MOOCs and other kinds of digital instruction) can help us learn.
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MOOCs by the numbers: Where are we now? | TED Blog

MOOCs by the numbers: Where are we now? | TED Blog | MOOCs | Scoop.it
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have come a long way in the last two years. To help put them into some perspective, a handy infographic.
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Completion Rates Aren’t the Best Way to Judge MOOCs, Researchers Say – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Completion Rates Aren’t the Best Way to Judge MOOCs, Researchers Say – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | MOOCs | Scoop.it
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Has the ‘MOOC Revolution’ Drifted Off Course?

Has the ‘MOOC Revolution’ Drifted Off Course? | MOOCs | Scoop.it
In 2012, "massive open online courses" were lauded as the most important trend in higher education. But this year, educators and even students rebelled against the rapid expansion of online learning.
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EMEA Reporter: Know It All: A Portal for MOOCs by Nic Laycock : Learning Solutions Magazine

EMEA Reporter: Know It All: A Portal for MOOCs by Nic  Laycock : Learning Solutions Magazine | MOOCs | Scoop.it
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If Even the Genius Godfather of MOOCs Can’t Make Them Work, Can Anyone?

If Even the Genius Godfather of MOOCs Can’t Make Them Work, Can Anyone? | MOOCs | Scoop.it
Sebastian Thrun, godfather of the massive open online course, has quietly spread a plastic tarp on the floor, nudged his most famous educational invention into the center, and is about to pull the trigger.
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Saving Universities in the Era of MOOCs: How Service-Oriented Schools can Add Value in the Online Learning Boom

Saving Universities in the Era of MOOCs: How Service-Oriented Schools can Add Value in the Online Learning Boom | MOOCs | Scoop.it
This past year has brought a massive amount of attention to Massive Open Online Courses, and much speculation about what they mean for traditional institutions of learning. The education and techno...
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Connecting Learners Through Hashtags, Focal Points | DMLcentral

Connecting Learners Through Hashtags, Focal Points | DMLcentral | MOOCs | Scoop.it
Like others who have become important co-learners in my personal learning network, I met Dr. Maha Bali, associate professor of practice of the Center for Learning and Teaching at American University in Cairo, through a hashtag.
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Online Learning is Just as Effective as Traditional Education, According to a New MIT Study

Online Learning is Just as Effective as Traditional Education, According to a New MIT Study | MOOCs | Scoop.it
More than 7.1 million students are currently taking at least one online course. Despite the apparent popularity, however, educators have given the trend low marks.
But a new study from MIT...
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Can MOOCs Help Professors Teach Traditional Courses More Efficiently? – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Can MOOCs Help Professors Teach Traditional Courses More Efficiently? – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | MOOCs | Scoop.it
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Chasing The Elusive 'Quality' In Online Education

Chasing The Elusive 'Quality' In Online Education | MOOCs | Scoop.it
One in 3 college students takes an online class, but how do we know what they are getting out of it?
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8 Things You Should Know About MOOCs - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

8 Things You Should Know About MOOCs - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education | MOOCs | Scoop.it
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4 Lessons We Can Learn from the "Failure" of MOOCs

4 Lessons We Can Learn from the "Failure" of MOOCs | MOOCs | Scoop.it
Recently NPR did a story that had the general title The Online Education Revolution Drifts Off Course. And yet the article was focused solely on MOOCs (massive open online courses). Let's be clear th
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What’s next for MOOCs? | TED Blog

What’s next for MOOCs? | TED Blog | MOOCs | Scoop.it
A primer to catch you up if you've somehow managed to miss catching MOOC madness assaulting higher education.
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Moving Beyond MOOCs: Experiments in Non-traditional Product Education by Julia Wilkowski : Learning Solutions Magazine

Moving Beyond MOOCs: Experiments in Non-traditional Product Education by Julia  Wilkowski : Learning Solutions Magazine | MOOCs | Scoop.it
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The Direction of MOOC Research

The Direction of MOOC Research | MOOCs | Scoop.it
After 2 years of MOOC mania, the time has come for increasing the output of MOOC research. But what direction is that research taking – what direction should it take? At the beginning of the month ...
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MOOCs Are Reaching Only Privileged Learners, Survey Finds

MOOCs Are Reaching Only Privileged Learners, Survey Finds | MOOCs | Scoop.it
Most people who take massive open online courses already hold a degree from a traditional institu...
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