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MOOC: For Those Interested In Learning About Reason And ...

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A fairly recent development in the online world is the creation of MOOCs — Massively Open Online Courses. These are university level courses provided by university professors and staff for free to the public over the internet.
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MindMup: Working with Google Drive

MindMup: Working with Google Drive | Preparing to be a self-directed learner | Scoop.it

Via Baiba Svenca
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Great for storing those travel maps in one place.

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Gerald Carey's curator insight, May 11, 2013 8:28 PM

Includes instructions on how to save MindMups into Google Drive

Ronald BELLEZ's curator insight, May 12, 2013 4:15 PM

Un #outil d'#organisation simple et gratuit qui permet de stocker ses cartes mentales (#mindmaps) dans google #drive.

Mueller, Chad's curator insight, May 15, 2013 10:12 AM

What a great tool!

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Self-Directed Learning: The Core of Successful MOOC Participation - Faculty eCommons

Self-Directed Learning: The Core of Successful MOOC Participation - Faculty eCommons | Preparing to be a self-directed learner | Scoop.it
"Self-Directed Learning: The Core of Successful #MOOC Participation - Faculty eCommons" http://t.co/1cWpQmvnlH
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A Great Poster on How to Use Blogs as A Teacher ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Great Poster on How to Use Blogs as A Teacher ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Preparing to be a self-directed learner | Scoop.it
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This is a great infographic - so many great ideas embedded here.

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6 Great Apps to Turn your iPad into Collaborative Whiteboard ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

6 Great Apps to Turn your iPad into Collaborative Whiteboard ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Preparing to be a self-directed learner | Scoop.it
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NMC Horizon Report > 2013 Higher Education Edition | The New Media Consortium

NMC Horizon Report > 2013 Higher Education Edition | The New Media Consortium | Preparing to be a self-directed learner | Scoop.it
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elearnspace › Negating the learner in the learning process

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How NOT to Design a MOOC: The Disaster at Coursera and How to Fix it | Open Education News

How NOT to Design a MOOC: The Disaster at Coursera and How to Fix it | Open Education News | Preparing to be a self-directed learner | Scoop.it
I don’t usually like to title a post with negative connotations, but there is no way to put a positive spin on my experience with the MOOC I’m enrolled in through Coursera, Fundamentals of Online E...
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The Truth About MOOCs: Only 10% Of Students Actually Finish Them « Annie Murphy Paul

RT @anniemurphypaul:@ShariRisoff says one reason MOOC students drop out is that course content is not as advertised: http://t.co/j8Geny3e
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Brian Caffo's Free Online Class Tops the Charts

Brian Caffo's Free Online Class Tops the Charts | Preparing to be a self-directed learner | Scoop.it
Brian Caffo's #biostats course on @coursera is really, really popular: http://t.co/QaNSgo6r
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A MOOC is not a Thing: Emergence, Disruption, and Higher Education | Easy MOOC

A MOOC is not a Thing: Emergence, Disruption, and Higher Education | Easy MOOC | Preparing to be a self-directed learner | Scoop.it
On December 14, 2012, Sebastian Thrun, Cathy Davidson, Jesse Stommel, Sean Michael Morris, Petra Dierkes-Thrun, and a small group of educational thought leaders will gather in Palo Alto to discuss the future of MOOCs in online education.
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A People’s History of MOOCs | Voices in the Feminine

A People’s History of MOOCs | Voices in the Feminine | Preparing to be a self-directed learner | Scoop.it
Click here to edit the content...(RT @AnaCristinaPrts: A People’s History of MOOCs http://t.co/uFzqGZgy #MOOC...)...
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Pick of the Month: November 2012

Pick of the Month: November 2012 | Preparing to be a self-directed learner | Scoop.it
My pick of the month for November 2012 is here ...
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Coursera To Offer New MOOC Options for Teachers | Sci-Tech Today

Coursera To Offer New MOOC Options for Teachers | Sci-Tech Today | Preparing to be a self-directed learner | Scoop.it
A leading platform for the popular (Free MOOCS for teachers...http://t.co/2w5uk9T2zO)
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Interesting to see that Coursera was originally set up to service 'elite universities'

 

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Cambridge-Online-Learning-Community: Developing SOOCs for Online Learning Communities! Part 1!

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An insider's guide: what it's really like to study a MOOC

Anyone who has been paying attention to higher education this year will have heard of the MOOC – courses from prestigious universities offered for free online.There’s been great interest in them from… (An insiders guide to MOOCs by @_jamesfarrell ...
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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Why Blog?

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Why Blog? | Preparing to be a self-directed learner | Scoop.it

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Thanks Ness, I will use this for a project where we are encouraging the use of blogging for reflections.

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Blogs are an excellent way of sharing ideas and reflecting on personal learning. I use a blog to also record my professional learning. By posting responses to or sharing articles I find I am trying to build a professional profile through my blog.

Vasi Doncheva's curator insight, March 30, 2013 5:18 PM

Love the interactive wordle timeline 

lynnegibb's curator insight, March 31, 2013 8:46 PM

Fantastic resource!

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Designing eLearning For ipads

Find about emerging need of eLearning on iPads, learn how to get started with it as a first step towards ‘mobile learning’.

Via Ana Cristina Pratas, Rob Furman, David W. Deeds, Kim Flintoff, catspyjamasnz
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Mobility is imperative - e-learning needs to be device independent

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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, February 25, 2013 2:21 AM

Let's get started with iPads. Teachers need to learn how to use materials and also how to create them

Fernando Yanes's curator insight, February 26, 2013 4:13 AM

Interesante ... como para ir preparando las transformaciones. "La escuela nunca fue ni será el monopolio del conocimiento"

Peter Shanks's curator insight, March 9, 2013 4:57 PM

like them or not, the ipad has become an educational tool that content and application developers can't ignore

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Printing a Giant Wrench with a 3D Printer

As seen on the Objet Blog: http://ow.ly/bQeam 3D printers can be used to create virtually any object directly from a computer aided design. This video shows ...
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Is MOOC an Opportunistic Education? | Educational Technology in Higher Education

Is MOOC an Opportunistic Education? | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Preparing to be a self-directed learner | Scoop.it
Is MOOC becoming an opportunistic education? Is the learning experience opening windows of opportunities for conversation, sharing and discourse for global educators, researchers, and learners in ...
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MOOC Lessons for Designers from the Coursera fiasco

MOOC Lessons for Designers from the Coursera fiasco | Preparing to be a self-directed learner | Scoop.it
Dr.
Fatimah Wirth did not have a good week, and many instructional designers
rushing into developing a MOOC should take heed.
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Cornell University MOOC Helps Students Earn Professional Certificate - U.S. News University

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Cornell University MOOC Helps Students Earn Professional Certificate
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A new MOOC Platform: Class2Go, Stanford’s New Open-Source Platform

A new MOOC Platform: Class2Go, Stanford’s New Open-Source Platform | Preparing to be a self-directed learner | Scoop.it
MOOCs are still quite new, so it’s not surprising that more platforms are coming out.  It’s a little surprising that this is the third one to come out of Stanford.  Why is Stanford grou...
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Resources from the Portfolio CoP Meeting: November 2012

Resources from the Portfolio CoP Meeting: November 2012 | Preparing to be a self-directed learner | Scoop.it
On November 29th, the Portfolio CoP had the opportunity to hear Dr. Bernie Garrett Present on the evaluation of the PEP Portfolio in nursing.
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Coursera vs. the classroom

Coursera vs. the classroom | Preparing to be a self-directed learner | Scoop.it
There are far more education-educated minds than mine contemplating this question, and doing so scientifically.
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