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‘Spooky Mooc’ students shun Edge Hill academic credit

‘Spooky Mooc’ students shun Edge Hill academic credit | MOOCs | Scoop.it
University’s Vampire Fictions course ends with no participants opting to pay for official recognition of their achievement
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Academic Enhancement at Staffordshire University – a blog by Mike Hamlyn » Blog Archive » The future of MOOCs

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Harvard and MIT release working papers on open online learning

Harvard and MIT release working papers on open online learning | MOOCs | Scoop.it
Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology today released a series of working papers based on 17 online courses offered on the edX platform.
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Grainne Conole

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Professor of e-learning at the Open University, UK

Interested in learning design, open educational resources, social media, elearning, learning theories, methodology, strategy and policy
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MOOCs Are Reaching Only Privileged Learners, Survey Finds - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

MOOCs Are Reaching Only Privileged Learners, Survey Finds - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | MOOCs | Scoop.it
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In Times Higher Education, on MOOCs

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The London Times interviews me and the cMOOC founders about the state of MOOCs. There are some important points in the article.  George Siemens criticizes not only xMOOCs' lack of experimentation, ...
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Mooc rival OERu puts accreditation on menu

Mooc rival OERu puts accreditation on menu | MOOCs | Scoop.it
Coursework to be assessed for academic credit by member institutions
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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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Mooc creators criticise courses’ lack of creativity

Mooc creators criticise courses’ lack of creativity | MOOCs | Scoop.it
Original vision lost in scramble for profit and repackaging of old ideas, say pair

Via Terese Bird
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Uclan to offer credit for Moocs

Uclan to offer credit for Moocs | MOOCs | Scoop.it
The University of Central Lancashire is to begin offering academic credit for courses that students complete for free online.
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George Siemens' interview on MOOCs and Open Education

Dr George Siemens talks about MOOCs and their benefits for the teacher and the learner in the context of open education and OER. Dr Siemens also gives advice...
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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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Udacity founder: MOOCs can help the economy, even if they can't replace college

Udacity founder: MOOCs can help the economy, even if they can't replace college | MOOCs | Scoop.it
Udacity Founder and CEO — and famed inventor of self-driving cars and wearable technologies at Google — came on the Structure Show podcast this week to talk about the promise, limitations and future of online education.
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Survey suggests MOOCs are failing to educate the poor - SciDev.Net

Survey suggests MOOCs are failing to educate the poor - SciDev.Net | MOOCs | Scoop.it
In developing nations, massive open online courses mostly end up educating the well-off, research reveals.
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Coursera founder phones it in at open education conference | Digital

Coursera founder phones it in at open education conference | Digital | MOOCs | Scoop.it
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Open Educational Resource university is launched - University World News

Open Educational Resource university is launched - University World News | MOOCs | Scoop.it
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Open Education and MOOCs – Getting Started

Open Education and MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) have been getting a lot of media interest over the last year or so, with some commentators stating that this represents the end of Higher Educ...
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FutureLearn MOOCs; the future of learning? | Ben Betts is...

FutureLearn MOOCs; the future of learning? | Ben Betts is... | MOOCs | Scoop.it
This week see’s the launch of FutureLearn’s first course, The Power of Brands. FutureLearn is the UK’s answer to Coursera, EdX and the like. I was keen to see what it was all about...
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