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Moocs to earn degree credits for first time in UK at two universities

Moocs to earn degree credits for first time in UK at two universities | MOOCs | Scoop.it

Two major UK universities are to offer massive open online courses – or Moocs – which for the first time will earn credits that count towards a final degree, it has been announced.

In what is being billed as an important step towards widening access to higher education, students will be able to take part of a degree through an online course and gain formal accreditation towards their final qualification...

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Has this new online college program solved the MOOC problem? - The Hechinger Report

Has this new online college program solved the MOOC problem? - The Hechinger Report | MOOCs | Scoop.it
ATLANTA – Dary Merckens was in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, several weeks before moving to Las Vegas. He was also entering his second month in a master’s degree program at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. Merckens, who is 30, can take his education with him. That’s because he’s enrolled in Georgia …
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Internet Trends 2014

Internet Trends 2014 | MOOCs | Scoop.it
Here is Mary Meeker's comprehensive annual report of Internet Trends. For those in Education, take a look at slides 24-28. A PDF of the report is also available KPCB Internet trends 2014 from Klein...
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A Framework For Learning In Digital Networks

A Framework For Learning In Digital Networks | MOOCs | Scoop.it
A Framework For Learning In Digital Networks
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En god måde at inddele læring i netværk

 

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Learning and Connectivism in MOOCs


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Arne Krokan's curator insight, September 16, 2014 1:11 AM

Interessante perspektiver på læring og connectivistisk tenkning i MOOCs.

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It’s not about tools. It’s about change

Excellent article on the problem of new tools and not changing anything in teaching and learning!


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Types of MOOCs

Types of MOOCs | MOOCs | Scoop.it
Many people think of Sebastian Thrun's 2011 MOOC on artificial intelligence as the first MOOC, but in reality the first MOOC was likely offered in 2008 at the University of Manitoba. An entry from...
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What Do We Know About MOOC Students So Far?: A Look At Recent User Data - moocnewsandreviews.com

What Do We Know About MOOC Students So Far?: A Look At Recent User Data - moocnewsandreviews.com | MOOCs | Scoop.it
It will be exciting to see how quickly we reach an understanding of the typical MOOC students and how organizations respond to their needs.
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What does it mean to cooperate and or collaborate in #Change11 MOOC?

What does it mean to cooperate and or collaborate in #Change11 MOOC? | MOOCs | Scoop.it
Thanks Frances for bringing this to the table through her post on Orienting to MOOC. Glad also to learn about Jeffrey, Jenny, Matthias, Markuos and Heli's views.  Stephen mentions in comments here:...
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MOOCs gain in popularity, but are they effective? - Medill Reports: Chicago

MOOCs gain in popularity, but are they effective? - Medill Reports: Chicago | MOOCs | Scoop.it

MOOCs, or massive open online courses offered exclusively on a digital platform, are relatively new to higher education but they are quickly gaining traction, and the appeal is easy to see.  


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Which Technologies are Changing the Way People Learn?

Which Technologies are Changing the Way People Learn? | MOOCs | Scoop.it
When I reflect on my career, it amazes me how much technology has evolved, and how it has completely changed the way I look at the work we do. I first took on the role of "Training Director" for an...
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Making a great online course, and why high drop-out rates aren't a bad thing

Making a great online course, and why high drop-out rates aren't a bad thing | MOOCs | Scoop.it
The numbers that really matter are the reviews and ratings.
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Student Blogging a Year and a Half Later

Student Blogging a Year and a Half Later | MOOCs | Scoop.it
Last year we introduced blogging in an attempt to better engage students in their learning. In early September, every grade 4, 5 and 6 student was set up with an account and away we went. Blogging,...
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Gode erfaringer med blogs fra 4-6 grade

 

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MOOC Tracker - Never miss a course - MOOC Report

MOOC Tracker - Never miss a course - MOOC Report | MOOCs | Scoop.it
400 Universities/Institutions, 2500 Instructors, 1800 courses  In October 2011, three courses were offered online for free by Stanford professors. More than 100,000 students signed up … Continued
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Oversigt over stigning i antallet af kurser

 

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Daphne Koller: “MOOCs can be a Significant Factor in Opening Doors to Opportunity” (EdSurge News)

Daphne Koller: “MOOCs can be a Significant Factor in Opening Doors to Opportunity” (EdSurge News) | MOOCs | Scoop.it
2013 has been a year of incredible growth for MOOCs, and Coursera has evolved more rapidly than we could ever have expected. We hit (and surpassed) a triple milestone of 100 partner institutions, 500 courses, and 5 million students.

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Connectivism, Online Learning, and the MOOC ~ Stephen's Web

Connectivism, Online Learning, and the MOOC ~ Stephen's Web | MOOCs | Scoop.it
Stephen's Web, the home page of Stephen Downes, with news and information on e-learning, new media, instructional technology, educational design, and related subjects
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Udacity's Sebastian Thrun, Godfather Of Free Online Education, Changes Course

Udacity's Sebastian Thrun, Godfather Of Free Online Education, Changes Course | MOOCs | Scoop.it
He captivated the world with visions of self-driving cars and Google Glass and has signed up 1.6 million students for online classes. So why is he...
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The attack of the MOOCs

The attack of the MOOCs | MOOCs | Scoop.it
DOTCOM mania was slow in coming to higher education, but now it has the venerable industry firmly in its grip. Since the launch early last year of Udacity and...
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MOOC Students Look To Job Market For Value Of Credentials

MOOC Students Look To Job Market For Value Of Credentials | MOOCs | Scoop.it
MOOCs are growing in popularity, but how do employers react to seeing MOOC training on a candidate's resume?

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