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Making Moocs social is the next challenge

Making Moocs social is the next challenge | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it

Finding ways to engage thousands of people in discussion online is set to change the higher education landscape.  Massive open social learning and “nanodegrees” are among the trends in teaching and learning set to shake up higher education, according to a report. 

 

[Full report: http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.aspx?storyCode=2016898]


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Elizabeth Dalton's curator insight, November 16, 2014 7:54 PM

Exciting to see the changes that are coming in online learning.  Much room for improvement in MOOCs.  This report opens our eyes to some of them.

Boy Brullemans's curator insight, November 28, 2014 9:31 AM

How universities shoudl improve the social experience of their online education programs! 

diane gusa's curator insight, January 7, 2015 7:35 AM

a focused discussion is what I find less in the moocs I participated in.

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10 challenges librarians are facing | Exchanges

10 challenges librarians are facing | Exchanges | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it

At the recent meeting of our North American Customer Advisory Board we asked librarians what are some of the challenges they face that they would like help with, and this is what we learned.  You can vote for what you think is the number one challenge out of these here.


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Librarians in developing countries struggle with adopting new information delivery platforms, acquisitions, licensing models for eBooks and ejournals, copyright issues, Digital Rights Management etc.

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