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Curating information about MOOCs to inform CILT and UCT's approach to Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)
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elearn Magazine: Open Educational Resources in the Post MOOC Era

elearn Magazine: Open Educational Resources in the Post MOOC Era | MOOCsWatch | Scoop.it
It's clear that the landscape of the open education movement is changing every day. The history of MOOCs has been a fascinating tale of supply and demand.
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UCI evaluating its online class experiment

UCI evaluating its online class experiment | MOOCsWatch | Scoop.it
A year ago, UC Irvine plunged into an experimental online teaching model that allowed hundreds of thousands of students around the world to take university courses for free.
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How Hacking Education Has Taken Over Higher Education

How Hacking Education Has Taken Over Higher Education | MOOCsWatch | Scoop.it
The rapid growth of collegiate hackathons over just the last few years and the popularity of personal websites has converted the student resume from cardstock to LED. Any student now has the capability to complete and share their ideas with people al...
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The failure of MOOCs | Learning with New Media

The failure of MOOCs | Learning with New Media | MOOCsWatch | Scoop.it
Have MOOCs failed us? This depends on their purpose: broadening access to higher education, or real higher education opportunity for all. One does not necessarily imply the other. In higher education, access without support is not opportunity.
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Universities experiment with their own MOOCs | University Affairs

Universities experiment with their own MOOCs | University Affairs | MOOCsWatch | Scoop.it
Early findings suggest that the work and resources that schools invest in MOOCs are benefiting students on their campuses, too.
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Disruption Ahead: What MOOCs Will Mean for MBA Programs - Knowledge@Wharton

Disruption Ahead: What MOOCs Will Mean for MBA Programs - Knowledge@Wharton | MOOCsWatch | Scoop.it
New Wharton research examines the impact that massive open online courses (MOOCs) will have on business schools and MBA programs.
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edX Study: Online Course Comparable to On-Campus Counterpart | News | The Harvard Crimson

edX Study: Online Course Comparable to On-Campus Counterpart | News | The Harvard Crimson | MOOCsWatch | Scoop.it
RT @ednaks: edX Study: Online Course Comparable to On-Campus Counterpart (@thecrimson) http://t.co/e0bnifkZwK #edtech #edchat
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E-Learning Startup Udacity Raises $35M to Launch ‘Nanodegrees’

E-Learning Startup Udacity Raises $35M to Launch ‘Nanodegrees’ | MOOCsWatch | Scoop.it
Udacity Inc. has secured $35 million, the latest e-learning startup to raise funding in a growing cluster that has raised hundreds of millions from venture investors in a bid to redefine the way people learn.
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How to join the MOOC education revolution: a new free way to learn/create together with other RSA Fellows

How to join the MOOC education revolution: a new free way to learn/create together with other RSA Fellows | MOOCsWatch | Scoop.it
  “The collaborative learning process took our Fellows to places where they delighted in connecting with people of diverse experience and expertise, sparked new ways of thinking about topics and gained the sorts of insights that led to genuine...
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NSW start up OpenLearning takes Malaysian unis online

NSW start up OpenLearning takes Malaysian unis online | MOOCsWatch | Scoop.it
An e-learning platform created by Sydney start up company OpenLearning has been selected by the Malaysian government for an ambitious expansion of online learning.
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15% of publicly available university courses will be available as MOOCs.

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Creating a Learning Environment With MOOCs - Huffington Post

Creating a Learning Environment With MOOCs - Huffington Post | MOOCsWatch | Scoop.it
Creating a Learning Environment With MOOCs
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Championed by some as the democratization of higher education and deplored by others as nothing more than high-tech bad teaching, MOOCs are as controversial as they are plentiful.
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University of California Irvine Extends Chemistry Education Through MOOCs - Higher Ed Tech Decisions

University of California Irvine Extends Chemistry Education Through MOOCs - Higher Ed Tech Decisions | MOOCsWatch | Scoop.it
University of California, Irvine is setting the standard for MOOCs via its OpenChem project.
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Ask Not What Your Country Can Do For You but What Coursera Can Do For Your Country, Part 1

Ask Not What Your Country Can Do For You but What Coursera Can Do For Your Country, Part 1 | MOOCsWatch | Scoop.it
In my little corner of the world where I study credentialism, labor markets, technology and inequality today's announcement from Coursera is pretty huge: The First Lady, Michelle Obama took to the ...
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7 Tips on How Not To Fail with MOOC Courses

7 Tips on How Not To Fail with MOOC Courses | MOOCsWatch | Scoop.it
Find out best tips on how to choose the right MOOC courses and don't become disappointed.
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Why MOOCs are Failing the People They're Supposed to Help

Why MOOCs are Failing the People They're Supposed to Help | MOOCsWatch | Scoop.it
MOOCs and online education are a technology with potentially revolutionary implications—but without a precise plan for realizing that potential.
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To MOOC or not to MOOC remains the question

To MOOC or not to MOOC remains the question | MOOCsWatch | Scoop.it
Professors Gugu Moche and André Thomashausen debate the possibilities and pitfalls of massive online open courses.
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MIT Study: Online Courses Really Work (If You Finish Them) - NBCNews.com

MIT Study: Online Courses Really Work (If You Finish Them) - NBCNews.com | MOOCsWatch | Scoop.it
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MIT Study: Online Courses Really Work (If You Finish Them)
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Students learn as well online as they do in the classroom, according to a study from MIT researchers.
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MOOCs: Learning about online learning, a click at a time - University World News

MOOCs: Learning about online learning, a click at a time - University World News | MOOCsWatch | Scoop.it
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Coursera Solicits University Partners for Career-Focused Courses @insidehighered

Coursera Solicits University Partners for Career-Focused Courses @insidehighered | MOOCsWatch | Scoop.it
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Professor Flips On-campus Course After Teaching MOOC | Teaching Commons

Professor Flips On-campus Course After Teaching MOOC | Teaching Commons | MOOCsWatch | Scoop.it

Via Robert Schuwer, Robert Farrow
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MOOC on MOOCs? A novel yet pragmatic approach - University World News - India's approach to #MOOCs

MOOC on MOOCs? A novel yet pragmatic approach - University World News - India's approach to #MOOCs | MOOCsWatch | Scoop.it
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