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Trends and developments in all aspects of open education: OER, MOOC, Open University
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Open Education at Tufts University, the United States | OpenCourseWare Consortium

Open Education at Tufts University, the United States | OpenCourseWare Consortium | Opening up education | Scoop.it
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How Open Licensing Can Improve Teacher Professional Development And Textbook Quality | FunnyMonkey

How Open Licensing Can Improve Teacher Professional Development And Textbook Quality | FunnyMonkey | Opening up education | Scoop.it
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The MOOC syllabus blues

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MOOCs and the Flipped Classroom - Degree of Freedom

MOOCs and the Flipped Classroom - Degree of Freedom | Opening up education | Scoop.it
So what role will MOOCs play for educators experimenting with flipped classroom methods of teaching?
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology names edX key component in educational strategy | Inside Higher Ed

Massachusetts Institute of Technology names edX key component in educational strategy | Inside Higher Ed | Opening up education | Scoop.it
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Framework for the Development of OER-based Learning Materials in ODL Environment | Ean Teng | Open Praxis

Framework for the Development of OER-based Learning Materials in ODL Environment
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Moocs herald the disruption to come - FT.com

Moocs herald the disruption to come - FT.com | Opening up education | Scoop.it
Moocs, or massive open online courses, have a good chance of qualifying for the business school buzzword of the year.
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Udacity Blog: Udacity: Innovation is in our DNA

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Launch of the Open Access Button - Creative Commons

Launch of the Open Access Button - Creative Commons | Opening up education | Scoop.it
Creative Commons licenses provide a flexible range of protections and freedoms for authors, artists, and educators.
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A Comparison of Online MOOC Versus On Campus Course Delivery

A Comparison of Online MOOC Versus On Campus Course Delivery | Opening up education | Scoop.it
I report on the demographics and experiences of two cohorts of  students who completed an 8 week course. The cohorts include: 29,000 students who took the course via MOOC, and 100 students who took...
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Interesting data on the differences between MOOC and on campus education. An advanced course. Most interesting: completion ratio among learners who invested $40 to follow a signature track was 99%. Another interesting fact (also viewed in other reported surveys on MOOC's): highest education level attaioned was 55% MS Degree or higher against only 30% for the on campus variant. 

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OER and Devices | Inside Higher Ed

OER and Devices | Inside Higher Ed | Opening up education | Scoop.it
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MOOCs as Non-Disruptors: So, Where Do we go From Here?

MOOCs as Non-Disruptors: So, Where Do we go From Here? | Opening up education | Scoop.it
“I like to call this the year of disruption,” says Anant Agarwal, president of edX, “and the year is not over yet.” New York Times (November 2, 2012) Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are not dis...
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The Coming MOOC Copyright Problem And Its Impact on Students and Universities - moocnewsandreviews.com

The Coming MOOC Copyright Problem And Its Impact on Students and Universities - moocnewsandreviews.com | Opening up education | Scoop.it
Educators and institutions have a choice about who controls MOOC copyright, their ability to earn revenue and their MOOC user data.
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Cracking the MOOC 'assessment nut' - eCampus News

Cracking the MOOC 'assessment nut' - eCampus News | Opening up education | Scoop.it
MOOCs might not offer actionable lessons to professors and campus administrators until the experimental classes have a reliable assessment apparatus.
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SPOCS are just another name for..

SPOCS are just another name for.. | Opening up education | Scoop.it
Have you heard the news?  The latest news when it comes to online courses brought forth from some of the biggest universities around? Nope, it isn't MOOCs, because you know that was so many people ...
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The alternative idea sketched in this post already exists: OERu (http://oeruniversity.org/)

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Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2013: MOOCs and Anti-MOOCs

Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2013: MOOCs and Anti-MOOCs | Opening up education | Scoop.it
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The MOOC Marketplace Takes Off - Forbes - Linkis.com

The MOOC Marketplace Takes Off - Forbes - Linkis.com | Opening up education | Scoop.it
The MOOC market (Massive Open Online Courses) has exploded. This month Coursera landed another $20M in funding, bringing their total investment to $63M (even more than edX's original $60M funding by MIT and Harvard).
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What's in store for MOOCs in 2014?

What's in store for MOOCs in 2014? | Opening up education | Scoop.it
Money questions, as well as how to measure success, loom large on the horizon. 
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verstelle's curator insight, December 1, 2013 1:22 AM

Interesting summary of most important questions for 2014.

In 7 points:

1. MOOCs need to make money ... 

2. ... unless maybe MOOCs can just be nonprofit.

3. MOOCs need a definition for success

4. The audience MOOCs attract may determine what they become

5. MOOCs need to put data to good use

6. The tension between faculty members and MOOCs must be examined

7. MOOCs may need to look overseas for growth

 

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Study on online learning finds it helps, not hurts, credential attainment | Inside Higher Ed

Study on online learning finds it helps, not hurts, credential attainment | Inside Higher Ed | Opening up education | Scoop.it
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Study finds some groups fare worse than others in online courses | Inside Higher Ed

Study finds some groups fare worse than others in online courses | Inside Higher Ed | Opening up education | Scoop.it
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On course to become a credit worthy qualification - FT.com

On course to become a credit worthy qualification - FT.com | Opening up education | Scoop.it
If the first chapter in the evolution of massive open online courses (Moocs) was written in the US, it may well be in Europe that they make their next significant advance.
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More, Different and Better » Community Learning – are we ready for Open Educational Practices to get best deal for adult learners?

More, Different and Better » Community Learning – are we ready for Open Educational Practices to get best deal for adult learners? | Opening up education | Scoop.it
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Online Education, the Death of the Lecture, and the Promise of Video

Online Education, the Death of the Lecture, and the Promise of Video | Opening up education | Scoop.it
A paradigm shift, according to Thomas Kuhn , is a change in the basic assumptions or ruling paradigms within a scientific discourse. At first, anomalies begin to appear and accumulate until a crisis...
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How two-thirds of my students never showed up, but half of them passed

How two-thirds of my students never showed up, but half of them passed | Opening up education | Scoop.it
My first massively open online course ended recently, and I just can’t stop asking multiple-choice questions. Here's one: Which of the following statements might be true?
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Mapping Coursera's Global Footprint | Inside Higher Ed

Mapping Coursera's Global Footprint | Inside Higher Ed | Opening up education | Scoop.it
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