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Beyond MOOCs: Sustainable Online Learning in Institutions « UK ...

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Personal Experiences of MOOCs Last year I completed the Hyperlinked Library MOOC. I had previously signed up for several MOOCs but this has been the only MOOC which I have completed. I found the experiences I ...
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Taylor & Francis Online Special Issue: MOOCs: E...

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Taylor & Francis Online Special Issue: MOOCs: Emerging Research on Opening up education curated by Robert Schuwer (Taylor & Francis Online Special Issue: MOOCs: Emerging Research | @scoopit http://t.co/umfULsfPcB)...
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ID and Other Reflections: MOOCs in Performance Support

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Students in Duke's Data Analysis and Statistical Inference MOOC - Center for Instructional Technology

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Instructional design and scenarios for MOOCs


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>148 participants = Dunbar's number = MOOC 

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ICDE » Ten useful reports on MOOCs and online education

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This digest of reports and papers published over the past year is provided to support the ongoing debate on MOOCs, Open Educational Resources and online educati ("Ten useful reports on #MOOCs and online education" #higherEd
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Social Network Formation and its impact on Learning in MOOCs


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You can now download the learning data of over 1 million students in MIT and Harvard MOOCs

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You can now dl the learning data of over 1 million students in MIT and Harvard MOOCs http://t.co/ahMHxKoJza
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Interaction in Massive Courses, J.UCS Special Issue

Traditional lectures, especially when given to large audiences, are characterized by a prevalent passivity of students as well as reduced interactions between the lecturer and the audience. For some years, research has been devoted to exploring how new media can be harnessed to support and promote collaborative activities in large learning groups. … investigation of the capabilities of Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) led to the development of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) capable of providing several ten thousands of learners with access to courses over the web. … The Special Issue aimed to gather research works in the field of massive courses with a special focus on enhancing interaction between lecturers-students or students-student in face-to-face situations or completely online by using different kind of technologies …


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Peter B. Sloep's curator insight, March 6, 4:49 AM
The introduction, from which the above words are a brief excerpt only, is followed by four papers (to one of which I contributed myself, I hasten to add; and while I am at it, I should also confess I was a member of the programme committee). They cover a variety of topics ranging from a conceptual framework for designing MOOCs, via awareness tools and a question-driven audience response system to an automated service for team formation for collaborative online learning. The collection is useful and interesting, it also belies that much that goes under the umbrella of MOOC research could just as easily have been labeled TEL research. But never mind, if this is the way to alert broader audiences to TEL research in general or technology-enhanced networked learning research more in particular, then so be it. @pbsloep
Bruno De Lièvre's curator insight, March 6, 8:40 AM

... à suivre...

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Thank you so much for sharing this @pbsloep.
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MOOCs: Expectations and Reality

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Five rules for participating in Moocs | CILIP

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RT @arjantupan: Just found this personal guide on how to behave in #MOOCs. What do you think of it? http://t.co/4TbyhKF6EL
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Tales in eLearning: Group work in a MOOC setting

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preset groups in #CDMOOC had me thinking about #coursedesign for engaging groupwork in MOOCs. http://t.co/J5kp27hnsp
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Who is Taking MOOCs? It May Not Be Who You Think

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Various higher learning institutions offer Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) at little to no cost to the students. Find out some interesting demographics of these modern students. (Who is Taking MOOCs?
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University gives updates on MOOC accreditation - FIUSM

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University gives updates on MOOC accreditation FIUSM The University's Massive Open Online Course program is finally adapting to the State's demands, requiring students to take a final exam to receive credits for any MOOC.
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Interaction Possibilities in #MOOCs – How Do They Actually Happen?

Publication at 3rd International Conference on Higher Education Development "Future Visions for Higher Education Development"

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And a non-western vision on the interactive possiblities of MOOCs

PaigeCuffe's curator insight, April 26, 2013 3:22 AM

This draft paper offers some evidence of the style of some interactions on some types of MOOCs.  Regrettably, it offers them as though representing all interactions and all types of MOOCs and does not recognise the differences in pedagogy/heutagogy of the widely varying courses now available.  Indeed, it does not describe the original cMOOCs though it does draw on a lot of the literature which has arisen from and around cMOOCs and applies this without qualification to xMOOCs. 

Within those constraints, however, is there something here to consider about the style of interaction of participants on these xMOOCs and also the potential role of xMOOCs in other societies?

KenzWun's curator insight, June 27, 2013 5:10 AM

From this draft paper, i can see some evidence of the style of some interactions on some types of MOOCs.  Regrettably, it offers them as though representing all interactions and all types of MOOCs and does not recognise the differences in pedagogy/heutagogy of the widely varying courses now available.  Indeed, it does not describe the original cMOOCs though it does draw on a lot of the literature which has arisen from and around MOOCs and applies this without qualification to MOOCs. Within those constraints, however, is there something here to consider about the style of interaction of participants on these MOOCs

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MOOC completion and course activities - Center for Instructional Technology

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European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning

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A Finished Dissertation - MOOC Pasts & Futures

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After nearly two years of intense study, scholarship and research, my dissertation The Evolution & Impact of the Massive Open Online Course has been published to ProQuest (though I am sharing i...
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Study of MOOCs Suggests Dropping the Label ‘Dropout’ – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Are #MOOC dropouts really "dropouts?" How about "bystanders?" http://t.co/9A9mjAPk1W
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Nearly 75% who take online classes are outside US (Boston Globe)

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Recently, MITx and HarvardX released de-identified learning data collected by edX. This article in the Boston Globe digs into the demographics of MOOC learners: Of the 842,000 students who register...
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Graded Discussion Forums on Coursera

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Coursera students often reject graded discussion forums. This blog post explores their reasons.
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JOLT - Journal of Online Learning and Teaching - MOOC


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MOOC Design Tips: Maximizing the Value of Video Lectures

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"Which kinds of videos lead to the best student learning outcomes in a MOOC?" How Video Production Affects Student Engagement: An Empirical Study of MOOC Videos (Guo, Kim & Rubin, 2014) An exce...

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It Doesn’t Matter if Students Drop Out of MOOCs

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This article is part of Future Tense, which is a partnership of Slate, the New America Foundation, and Arizona State University.
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Mooc students 'passive', study suggests - Times Higher Education

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Times Higher Education Mooc students 'passive', study suggests Times Higher Education Students taking massive open online courses (Moocs) end up learning in a “passive” way and fail to use their new knowledge in their jobs, a new study suggests.
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MOOCs are a fundamental misperception of how te...

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During break (e.g., multi-hour long car rides), I gave a lot of thought to MOOCs and the changes that are coming to higher education. I realized that people can only believe that MOOCs can replace ...
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