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Special Series: Blended Learning

Special Series: Blended Learning | OTC | Scoop.it
I remember the exact moment I got sold on blended learning. My multimedia boot camp course met Monday mornings, most weeks with tech-based assignments due.
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The MOOC Completion Conundrum: Can 'Born Digital' Fix Online Education? | Innovation Insights | Wired.com

The MOOC Completion Conundrum: Can 'Born Digital' Fix Online Education? | Innovation Insights | Wired.com | OTC | Scoop.it
Image: courosa/Flickr One of the great ironies of online learning is that a tool created to foster personalized learning is actually quite impersonal, in p
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QUODL - Quality of Online & Distance Education: The Rules of e-Learning: Build with the Community of Learners in mind.

QUODL - Quality of Online & Distance Education: The Rules of e-Learning: Build with the Community of Learners in mind. | OTC | Scoop.it
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Quality Matters Spins Off

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Quality Matters, which conducts quality assurance in online courses, spun off from the MarylandOnline consortium and has operated independently since July 1, the nonprofit announced on Wednesday. The program was founded by the consortium in 2003.
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When MOOCs Are Better Than College Classes

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Blog: Higher Ed BetaMissing in the fiery debate over whether Massive Open Online Courses are as good or far worse than traditional residential classes is a heretical discovery I made last year: that in some cases MOOCs can actually be better than...
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Online Learning and Digital Books

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Blog: Technology and LearningBefore I make the claim that online learning to higher ed is like digital books to publishing, I need to set some things straight.

I’m Higher Ed Old School:  Give me every class in a seminar room, lab or studio.
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Survey: One-Third of Educational Time Spent Online - Campus Technology

Survey: One-Third of Educational Time Spent Online - Campus Technology | OTC | Scoop.it
Survey: One-Third of Educational Time Spent Online Campus Technology "Teachers, too, are embracing mobile personal technologies in order to improve their teaching methods, including offering online audio or video recordings of lectures,...
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Are Courses Outdated? MIT Considers Offering ‘Modules’ Instead

Are Courses Outdated? MIT Considers Offering ‘Modules’ Instead | OTC | Scoop.it
Jeffrey R. Young,
The Chronicle: Wired Campus Blog,
Aug 10, 2014
More on the move to shorter courses. "That question is a major theme of a 213-page report released on Monday by a committee...
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Learning to Teach Online - Campus Technology

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Learning to Teach Online
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While many colleges and universities do a good job offering faculty development programs for online teaching, they can't possibly keep up with that kind of growth.
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Meaningful Learning: Teacher Presence & Learner Engagement ...

Meaningful Learning: Teacher Presence & Learner Engagement ... | OTC | Scoop.it
It is not uncommon for K-12 teachers and higher education faculty who are new to online learning to voice the concerns about what they perceive as the depersonalized nature of the online environment and lack of physical presence.
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Online Mentoring

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Blog: Confessions of a Community College DeanLately I’m enamored of an idea, and I’m wondering if someone has already done it and either shown how to do it, or how not to.
Does anyone have experience with a peer mentoring system for online students?
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Can MOOCs Motivate Personal Change?

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Blog: Higher Ed BetaIt is fair to say that MOOCs have captured the world’s imagination as to what might be possible for education, both now and in the future.
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Counterpoint: MOOCs have limited value to higher education - Minneapolis Star Tribune

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Counterpoint: MOOCs have limited value to higher education Minneapolis Star Tribune Both articles advocated a “creative destruction” of the “old model” of college — “Aristotle [and] young students … gather[ing] to listen to the wisdom of scholars”...
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Which online courses are women taking? - eCampus News

Which online courses are women taking? - eCampus News | OTC | Scoop.it
Women have long been the minority in massive open online courses, but a closer look shows that many classes have a majority of women students.
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Special edition on research on MOOCs in the journal ‘Distance Education’

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Essay on creating an alternative, nationally offered core degree experience - Inside Higher Ed

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Essay on creating an alternative, nationally offered core degree experience
Inside Higher Ed
The competencies would have to have the endorsement of major employers or their associations.
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8 Myths About MOOCs

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Blog: Technology and LearningThis week I’m in Cambridge for a Hewlett Foundation sponsored invited participant workshop on Learning With MOOCs.
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Online education push continues at CSUs - The Sacramento Bee

Online education push continues at CSUs - The Sacramento Bee | OTC | Scoop.it
Despite disappointing results from a 2013 massive online course pilot program, administrators and state officials say innovation in online education remains a priority for the country's largest university system.
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Campus Tech 2014: Reinventing Higher Education

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EdX CEO says there’s much to be learned — and copied — from the MOOC platform.
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MOOCs’ Offer Grows Exponentially – The Top 5 MOOC Finders | IBL Studios - Learning Management Systems: Open edX, Canvas LMS, Sakai

MOOCs’ Offer Grows Exponentially – The Top 5 MOOC Finders | IBL Studios - Learning Management Systems: Open edX, Canvas LMS, Sakai | OTC | Scoop.it
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Essay calls for an end to apologies about MOOC dropouts

Essay calls for an end to apologies about MOOC dropouts | OTC | Scoop.it
Much to the consternation of my wife, I'm not a big fan of apologies. I'm not interested in hearing public figures apologize. And I don't generally want people to apologize to me: if you've done me wrong, well, just don't do it again.
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Humanizing Online Learning at CSUCI! - Teaching Without Walls

Humanizing Online Learning at CSUCI! - Teaching Without Walls | OTC | Scoop.it
Last March, I was hired by CSU Channel Islands to support faculty with the exciting journey into online and blended teaching and learning. Between March and June, I worked furiously to develop a series of online courses for ...
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Twitter Chat: How to Develop Good Online Learning Habits - US News

Twitter Chat: How to Develop Good Online Learning Habits - US News | OTC | Scoop.it
During a U.S. News Twitter chat, experts discussed ways students can engage with online courses.
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Bill Gates Talks Performance Funding and MOOCs in Conference Keynote

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Don Troop,
Chronicle of Higher Education,
Jul 23, 2014
Bill Gates talks about education and everyone listens (one of these days I'd like to go to Redmond to talk to MS face-to-face about these topics).
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Who uses MOOCs and how? - ICEF Monitor - Market intelligence for international student recruitment

Who uses MOOCs and how? - ICEF Monitor - Market intelligence for international student recruitment | OTC | Scoop.it
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