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Top universities join free online teaching platform

Top universities join free online teaching platform | Open Educational Resources in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Coursera set to shake up higher education model after adding 12 US and European institutions including Edinburgh University...
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The Current State Of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) | Edudemic

The Current State Of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) | Edudemic | Open Educational Resources in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Technology is paving a new way for more students to connect with some of the best teachers on the planet. From Stanford to MIT to Harvard and beyond, there are massive open online courses sprouting up everywhere. It’s never been easier to take a course (or even get a whole darn degree) online.

 

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What's the Matter With MOOCs? - Innovations - The Chronicle of Higher Education

What's the Matter With MOOCs? - Innovations - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Open Educational Resources in Higher Education | Scoop.it
One of the most interesting and maddening issues to emerge from the debacle at the University of Virginia over the past month has been the obsession that people far removed from the actual work of teaching college and university students have for MOOCs.
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Can Free Online Courses Transform the Higher Education Industry?

Can Free Online Courses Transform the Higher Education Industry? | Open Educational Resources in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Can Free Online Courses Transform the Higher Education Industry? by Knowledge@Wharton, the online business journal of the Wharton School.

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The Single Most Important Experiment in Higher Education

The Single Most Important Experiment in Higher Education | Open Educational Resources in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Online education platform Coursera wants to drag elite education into the 21st century. And yesterday, the academy jumped on board.
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MOOC's Aren't a Panacea, but That Doesn't Blunt Their Promise - Next - The Chronicle of Higher Education

MOOC's Aren't a Panacea, but That Doesn't Blunt Their Promise - Next - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Open Educational Resources in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The battle for the future of higher ed has landed—at least for the time being—on a concept few in academe had even heard of a year ago: the Massive Open Online Course, or MOOC. The idea of offering free courses online to tens of thousands of students has suddenly become the latest, greatest way to “fix” higher ed, promoted by education-technology entrepreneurs and bemoaned by traditional academics
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Digital dawn: open online learning is just beginning

Digital dawn: open online learning is just beginning | Open Educational Resources in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Universities are traditionally seen as exclusive institutions for the few, not the many. But that is changing as a new wave of online courses throws open the doors of academia to all.

Led by world renowned American institutions like MIT and Harvard, this push to democratise learning is being taken up in Australia too.


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