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PEER - Dare to be wise - Digital peer learning for adults 50+

PEER - Dare to be wise - Digital peer learning for adults 50+ | Social Media | Scoop.it
50plus social network platforms, social network platforms for older people: We define social network sites as web-based services that allow individuals to (1) construct a public or semi-public profile within a bounded system, (2) articulate a list...

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Data Mining MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses)...

Data Mining MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses)... | Social Media | Scoop.it
Not only does student participation decline dramatically throughout the new generation of Web-based courses, but the involvement of teachers in online discussions makes it worse.

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Data Mining Exposes Embarrassing Problems for Massive Open ...

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Today, Christopher Brinton at Princeton University and a few pals offer their view. These guys have studied the behaviour in online discussion forums of over 100,000 students taking massive open online courses (or MOOCs).
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Go Easy on MOOCs - Inside Higher Ed

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AFT - A Union of Professionals (press release)
Go Easy on MOOCs
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President Obama's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology has a message for the federal government and regional accreditors: Go easy on the MOOCs.
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Are MOOCs already over? - Washington Post (blog)

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Medill Reports: Chicago
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What MOOCs Can't Teach - The Atlantic

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The Atlantic What MOOCs Can't Teach The Atlantic With this metaphor, Coursera co-founder Andrew Ng summed up the purpose of MOOCs, or massive open online courses, at The Atlantic's Silicon Valley Summit on Monday: They're designed to help people...
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Scratching the Surface and High Drop-out rates from MOOCs - RadoRado's place

Scratching the Surface and High Drop-out rates from MOOCs - RadoRado's place | Social Media | Scoop.it
Yesterday, I was reading some articles (Here and Here) about MOOCs drop-out rates and was thinking – Why the hell … (It's not about high drop-out rates, it's about finding the right topic and it comes after you taste a lot
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[Infographic] The Minds Behind The MOOCs - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

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Few important things regarding the infographic “The Minds behind the MOOCs”.

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, January 1, 2014 11:13 PM

Excellent series of infographics about MOOCs. 

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Welcome to the Brave New World of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses)

More top colleges are offering free massive open online courses, but companies and universities still need to figure out a way to monetize them. Related arti...
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Coursera releases iPhone app for MOOCs — Tech News and Analysis

Coursera releases iPhone app for MOOCs — Tech News and Analysis | Social Media | Scoop.it
Coursera has finally released an app for iPhone, bringing MOOCs to mobile.
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MOOCs in 2013: Breaking Down the Numbers - EdSurge

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In November 2011 I was taking one of the first MOOCs from Stanford.
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Educational Musings: Thinking about MOOCs - John Faig's Blog

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A discussion from this class pointed me in the direction of a New York Times article about MOOCs. Like most articles in the mainstream media, I more thoroughly enjoy the comments. Below are some of my favorites with some ...
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Daphne Koller: “MOOCs can be a Significant Fact...

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Coursera co-founder asks whether MOOCs lived up to expectations in 2013...
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