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MOOC Evaluation & Disruptive Technologies

MOOC Evaluation & Disruptive Technologies | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
The OLDS MOOC (Open Learning Design Studio MOOC) evaluation report by Simon Cross has just been published and I thought it was worth a quick look.  OLDS MOOC, based at The Open University, was a le...
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Taking a look at MOOCs
A curation of information about MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses)
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University launches first MOOC to aid cancer battle | Media | Sheffield Hallam University

University launches first MOOC to aid cancer battle | Media | Sheffield Hallam University | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
Sheffield Hallam University has joined the fight against one of the UK's biggest cancer killers by launching its first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in Enhancing Prostate Cancer Care.In collaboration with Prostate Cancer UK the MOOC has been designed to give healthcare professionals, patients, carers as well as those with a keen interest in
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University of Glasgow :: Colleges :: College of Social Sciences :: Information for staff :: Learning and Teaching :: MOOC

University of Glasgow :: Colleges :: College of Social Sciences :: Information for staff :: Learning and Teaching :: MOOC | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
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Online university courses can't change the world alone - opinion - 10 March 2014 - New Scientist

Online university courses can't change the world alone - opinion - 10 March 2014 - New Scientist | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
They promise equality of access to higher learning, but online courses will only succeed with better general education in place first, say two
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DOCS not MOOCs | Technology and Learning @insidehighered

DOCS not MOOCs | Technology and Learning @insidehighered | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
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Open Courses: Digital or Online? Massive or at Scale? 

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Day two of cMOOC with internet havoc

Day two of cMOOC with internet havoc | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
Thoughts and reflections of Jörg Pareigis, father of two wonderful daugthers, blended learning project leader, service researcher and Australian football fanatic.
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Free Course Design Tools | Listly List

A list of free and or open source tools that allow collaborative course/learning design. VLE, LMS, Curatorial, Sharing and Remixing stuff | Build software better, together, Course in a Box, A New Brand for Open Teaching - Trinket Blog, Coursefork™ - better education through collaboration., Eliademy | Create your own online course, and Open edX
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MOOC Giant Coursera Announces Partnership with Hujiang

BEIJING, Jan. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) giant Coursera held an online...
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The Ultimate Student Guide to xMOOCs and cMOOCs - moocnewsandreviews.com

The Ultimate Student Guide to xMOOCs and cMOOCs - moocnewsandreviews.com | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
A history of xMOOCs and cMOOCs (or collectivist MOOCs) with a review of two of the xMOOC providers and advice on how to choose between them.
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Edinburgh 2015 peer interaction v2

Peer interaction can be of multiple types. Here we categorise them according to our schema
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MOOCs from Great Universities (Many With Certificates)

MOOCs from Great Universities (Many With Certificates) | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
Discover 800+ Fee MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) by great universities -- Harvard, Stanford. MIT, etc. Most offer
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MOOCs Aren’t Revolutionizing College, but They’re Not a Failure | MIT Technology Review

MOOCs Aren’t Revolutionizing College, but They’re Not a Failure | MIT Technology Review | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
Online courses may not be changing colleges as their boosters claimed they would, but they can prove valuable in surprising ways.
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@Ignatia Webs: Join the #eMOOCs2015 call for contributions and let's meet

@Ignatia Webs: Join the #eMOOCs2015 call for contributions and let's meet | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
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7 great MOOCs for techies -- all free, starting soon!

7 great MOOCs for techies -- all free, starting soon! | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
To keep up in the world of high tech, IT pros must be constantly refining their existing skills and picking up new ones along the way. These seven free online courses can help.
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Seven things we learned by doing a MOOC by Professor Robert Jones

Seven things we learned by doing a MOOC by Professor Robert Jones | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
Professor Robert Jones (@robertjones2) will be hosting a live webinar called Digging Deeper into Branding on Monday 2nd March at 12 noon GMT. Click here to watch live or view after the live streami...
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Open Education | Open Education Europa

Open Education | Open Education Europa | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
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The aim of this scoreboard is to highlight the huge potential that European institutions have in the world of OER and to help visualize this potential by compiling the existing European-provided MOOCs available on different open websites.

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Spain still leading in number of MOOCs provided.

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HEA research provides insights into learning on MOOCs | The Higher Education Academy

A study published by the HEA that looks at the learning taking place in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) shows that participants can and do experience engaged, high quality learning.
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MOOC MOOC: Critical Pedagogy

MOOC MOOC: Critical Pedagogy | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
On January 19, 2015, Hybrid Pedagogy will launch a fifth iteration of MOOC MOOC, its series of meta-MOOCs. We are calling this one MOOC MOOC: Critical Pedagogy, and as before we are aiming less at amassing registrants and more at building community.

Via Hybrid Pedagogy
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One Reason to Offer Free Online Courses: Alumni Engagement

One Reason to Offer Free Online Courses: Alumni Engagement | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
Colgate University finds that letting graduates participate online in classes that students are taking on the campus has benefits for both.
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The Hype is Dead, but MOOCs Are Marching On

The Hype is Dead, but MOOCs Are Marching On | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
Coursera co-founder Daphne Koller talks with Knowledge@Wharton about how MOOCs can maintain momentum even though the hype surrounding them has died down.
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Notre Dame launches inaugural open online courses on edX // News // Notre Dame News // University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame launches inaugural open online courses on edX // News // Notre Dame News // University of Notre Dame | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
Notre Dame News gathers and disseminates information that enhances understanding of the University’s academic and research mission and its accomplishments as a Catholic institute of higher learning.
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Koller, Thicke, and Noble: The "Blurred Lines" Between Traditional Online Courses and MOOCs

Koller, Thicke, and Noble: The "Blurred Lines" Between Traditional Online Courses and MOOCs | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
or, Of Small Deltas, Honeypots, and Brand Inversion What's the difference between a MOOC and a "traditional" online course? It sounds like the setup for a bad joke, but trying to find a reasonable ...
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MOOC: Effective Thinking Through Mathematics

This is "MOOC: Effective Thinking Through Mathematics" by UT Austin CTL on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.
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How Corporations Use MOOCs Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

How Corporations Use MOOCs Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
The How Corporations Use MOOCs Infographic presents 7 ways corporations use MOOCs to meet some of their professional development and training needs.
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The Battle for Open: How openness won and why it doesn't feel like victory

The Battle for Open: How openness won and why it doesn't feel like victory | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it

With the success of open access publishing, Massive open online courses (MOOCs) and open education practices, the open approach to education has moved from the periphery to the mainstream. This marks a moment of victory for the open education movement, but at the same time the real battle for the direction of openness begins. As with the green movement, openness now has a market value and is subject to new tensions, such as venture capitalists funding MOOC companies. This is a crucial time for determining the future direction of open education.

In this volume, Martin Weller examines four key areas that have been central to the developments within open education: open access, MOOCs, open education resources and open scholarship. Exploring the tensions within these key arenas, he argues that ownership over the future direction of openness is significant to all those with an interest in education.

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SA varsities go global online

SA varsities go global online | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
Two South African universities have joined leading tertiary educational institutions abroad in offering
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