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Why 259,969 people in the same class might be the future of education

Why 259,969 people in the same class might be the future of education | Open and online learning | Scoop.it

... Daphne Koller is reminiscing. The cofounder of Coursera, one of the biggest for-profit MOOC ventures, spoke at TEDGlobal in 2012. A mere year and a half later and her fledgling organization has turned into a higher education behemoth. The company raised some $85 million to fuel its online mission, and as of January 17, 2014, Coursera boasted more than 21.5 million enrolments...

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​Inside the Incubators: The Anatomy of a University Innovation Team - EdSurge News

More than ever universities today are carving out fresh ways to bypass bureaucracy and drive innovation in higher education—and it’s working.College
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New data analytics study reveals how to boost educational outcomes

New data analytics study reveals how to boost educational outcomes | Open and online learning | Scoop.it
Through advanced analytics and machine learning, a group of experts studied
the results of the PISA 2015 test and found which variables were most
strongly associated with good test performance.
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Artificial Intelligence In Education: Don't Ignore It, Harness It | Getting Smart

Artificial Intelligence In Education: Don't Ignore It, Harness It | Getting Smart | Open and online learning | Scoop.it
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11 books on the future of humanity that everyone should read

11 books on the future of humanity that everyone should read | Open and online learning | Scoop.it
Lynn Lobash, manager of the New York Public Library's Reader Services department, recommends the books about the future that everyone should read.

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Impressie Blockchain in Education 2017 #bcined2017

Impressie Blockchain in Education 2017 #bcined2017 | Open and online learning | Scoop.it

Blockchain heeft veel meer issues dan je vaak denkt. Het is meer gecentraliseerd (concentratie van macht vooral in China). De software is eigenlijk ook zeer gecentraliseerd doordat enkele ontwikkelaars de ontwikkeling ervan bepalen. In de laatste sessie werd deze technologie “fundamentally incompatible with democratic society” genoemd. Blockchain is ook niet goed schaalbaar. Bitcoin faciliteert slechts 7 transacties per seconde (bij creditcards zijn het 100o maal zo veel transacties per seconde), terwijl Blockchain heel snel groeit. Bovendien kennen veel toepassingen geen beloningen waardoor gebruikers niet gestimuleerd worden de blockchain te ‘voeden’. Blockchain is niet inherent privacyvriendelijk en ook onveilig. Als eenderde van de deelnemers niet te goeder trouw is, kan het systeem worden platgelegd. En je hebt nog steeds een middle man nodig. Als de volgorde van transacties ertoe doet, en als er geen centrale autoriteit is, dan zou je moeten overwegen om blockchain technologie te gebruiken. Bij Bitcoin is dat het geval, maar verder… Je zou beter attribute based credentials moeten gebruiken.

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7 Things You Should Know About Research on Active Learning Classrooms

Research into active learning classrooms (ALCs)—spaces explicitly designed to support and promote this kind of learning and pedagogy—is expanding. Thi
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Future of Work: Learning To Manage Uncertainty

Future of Work: Learning To Manage Uncertainty | Open and online learning | Scoop.it
For generations, new technologies – from the steam engine to the Internet and beyond – have fundamentally changed the nature of work and the economy. But it is happening faster now while we are living longer. Where our parents and grandparents might have experienced only one, or even no, significant change in their lifetimes, you have likely already experienced a dramatic technology-driven shift in your career, and your children will likely absorb a major shift every ten to fifteen years across theirs.

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For generations, new technologies – from the steam engine to the Internet and beyond – have fundamentally changed the nature of work and the economy. But it is happening faster now while we are living longer. Where our parents and grandparents might have experienced only one, or even no, significant change in their lifetimes, you have likely already experienced a dramatic technology-driven shift in your career, and your children will likely absorb a major shift every ten to fifteen years across theirs.
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Enhancing Motivation Using Struggle Stories

Enhancing Motivation Using Struggle Stories | Open and online learning | Scoop.it
Motivation is important for academic success because motivated students are more likely to work hard, persevere through challenging moments, and focus on completing tasks at hand.
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Lumen5 - Video Content - turn text into a video

Lumen5 - Video Content - turn text into a video | Open and online learning | Scoop.it

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Introducing the VR and AR: Stepping Into the New Frontier of Learning Series

Introducing the VR and AR: Stepping Into the New Frontier of Learning Series | Open and online learning | Scoop.it
With virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR), we are on the cusp of the next wave of the Digital Revolution. As we reimagine education in the digita
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What a Reinvented College Looks Like: 4 Alternative Higher-Ed Models - EdSurge News

It has become increasingly popular to say that higher education needs to go back to the drawing board—that the best way to improve college is t
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Articulating Scholarly Research with Audio-Visual Writing

Articulating Scholarly Research with Audio-Visual Writing | Open and online learning | Scoop.it
Audio-visual writing articulates scholarly research using video, photos, graphics, sound, and text. Creation of these multimedia projects also reinfor
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The Learning Scientists Blog

The Learning Scientists Blog | Open and online learning | Scoop.it
About a month ago, Tim van der Zee wrote a guest post on “Guidelines for
designing educational videos” for our blog. Massive Open Online Courses
(MOOCs) are in vogue, although genuinely good MOOCs are often hard to find.
I (Carolina) have recently started several MOOCs to explore the variety of
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These are the skills you should learn that will pay off forever

These are the skills you should learn that will pay off forever | Open and online learning | Scoop.it
Dr. Travis Bradberry shares the skills you should learn that will pay dividends forever.

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Teaching in the machine age: How innovation can make bad teachers good and good teachers better - Christensen Institute

Teaching in the machine age: How innovation can make bad teachers good and good teachers better - Christensen Institute | Open and online learning | Scoop.it
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'When IBM’s Deep Blue supercomputer beat chess champion Garry Kasparov, it seemed the world’s fascination with the game might come to an end. But Deep Blue’s triumph actually marked the beginning of a new era of chess competition. Following Kasparov’s defeat, competitive chess players started a new form of chess, called Freestyle Chess, wherein teams composed of any number of humans and computers play against each other. The outcomes of Freestyle Chess tournaments have been startling: teams of amateur human players and less-advanced machines routinely defeat the world’s most advanced chess-playing computers. It turns out that the world’s best chess competitors today are not machines, but humans whose expertise in chess is augmented by machines'
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Every Single Cognitive Bias in One Infographic

Every Single Cognitive Bias in One Infographic | Open and online learning | Scoop.it
Here's all 188 cognitive biases in existence, grouped by how they impact our thoughts and actions. We also give some specific cognitive bias examples.

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Online courses ‘more time-consuming’ to prepare for, study says

Online courses ‘more time-consuming’ to prepare for, study says | Open and online learning | Scoop.it
Tasmanian researchers find it takes 10 hours to plan an hour’s lecture for online students, compared to eight hours for on-campus delivery
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How Facebook Is Changing Your Internet

How Facebook Is Changing Your Internet | Open and online learning | Scoop.it
Behind the scenes, Facebook is involved in high-stakes diplomatic battles across the globe that have begun fragmenting the internet itself.
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The 9 Steps That Will Help You Learn Anything

The 9 Steps That Will Help You Learn Anything | Open and online learning | Scoop.it
Learning new things while maintaining your role as a leader, visionary, and committed worker is challenging, but not impossible.

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Managing audiovisual research data – five things you need to know

Managing audiovisual research data – five things you need to know | Open and online learning | Scoop.it
Recently, a number of colleges and universities have asked for advice on how to manage the digital elements (pictures, recordings, etc) of their research data projects. 

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Dronestagram | Share your best aerial pictures viewed from a drone

Dronestagram | Share your best aerial pictures viewed from a drone | Open and online learning | Scoop.it
Share your best aerial pictures viewed from a drone
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Edulearn17: Guidelines for Miracles

Edulearn17: Guidelines for Miracles | Open and online learning | Scoop.it
Edulearn17, the annual international conference on education and new learning technologies, took place in Barcelona from July 3rd until July 5th. It boasted 850 participants from 80 countries. Th
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Not many women build robots or run Silicon Valley startups—Melonee Wise does both

Not many women build robots or run Silicon Valley startups—Melonee Wise does both | Open and online learning | Scoop.it
A Job Plan for Robots and Humans
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Today's Comprehensive Record: An Evolutionary Case Study

Today's Comprehensive Record: An Evolutionary Case Study | Open and online learning | Scoop.it
Registrars possess a unique perspective of the intersection between curricular and co-curricular learning. They are well-positioned to help expedite t
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Liberal Arts Majors Are the Future of the Tech Industry

Liberal Arts Majors Are the Future of the Tech Industry | Open and online learning | Scoop.it
Why the hard sciences need the humanities
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