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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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This Is How Students Cheat in MOOCs – The Ticker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

This Is How Students Cheat in MOOCs – The Ticker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
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[Infographic] Benefits of using Interactivities in Online Courses

[Infographic] Benefits of using Interactivities in Online Courses | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
Interactivities in online courses help learners to stay connected with the course even in the absence of the trainer.Interactivities enthuselearners and help them focus better. The content is condensed and presented in such a way that learners comprehend the course effectively. Interactivities make learners participate in the course and learn at a faster pacewith efficacy.

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Call for Ideas: Envisioning Postcolonial MOOCs #pocomooc

Call for Ideas: Envisioning Postcolonial MOOCs #pocomooc | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
By Maha Bali and Shyam Sharma, edcontexts co-founders and facilitators Can we safely say that xMOOCs, for the most part, reproduce privilege? The privileged elite universities that can afford to cr...
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Reaching the parts others cannot teach - BBC News

Reaching the parts others cannot teach - BBC News | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
Online courses are able to reach students who otherwise would not have access to lessons.
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EDEN 2015 - EMMA workshop "An introduction to MOOC design"

At EDEN 2015 a workshop was given about MOOC design in its basic principles. This was given by a team formed within the project EMMA. To know more about EMMA a…
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How MOOCs will save your VLE - A Haiku Deck by Stephan Caspar

How MOOCs will save your VLE - A Haiku Deck by Stephan Caspar | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
Created with Haiku Deck, free presentation software that’s simple, beautiful, and fun.
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What makes a cMOOC community endure? Multiple participant perspectives from diverse cMOOCs

What makes a cMOOC community endure? Multiple participant perspectives from diverse cMOOCs | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
What makes a cMOOC community endure? Multiple participant perspectives from diverse cMOOCs. . ???aop.label???. doi: 10.1080/09523987.2015.1053290
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British Journal of Educational Technology - Volume 46, Issue 3 - Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs): ‘disrupting’ teaching and learning practices in higher education - Wiley Online Library

British Journal of Educational Technology - Volume 46, Issue 3 - Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs): ‘disrupting’ teaching and learning practices in higher education - Wiley Online Library | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
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Special Issue: Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs): ‘disrupting’ teaching and learning practices in higher education
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MOOCs Book and Open Education Book - by Curt Bonk

MOOCs Book and Open Education Book - by Curt Bonk | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it

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UT Arlington LINK Lab study provides foundation for the future of digital higher education - News Center - UT Arlington

UT Arlington LINK Lab study provides foundation for the future of digital higher education - News Center - UT Arlington | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
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George Siemens, executive director of The University of Texas at Arlington’s Learning Innovation and Networked Knowledge Lab, is the lead author of “Preparing for the Digital University: A Review of the History and Current State of Distance, Blended, and Online Learning.” The international study offers strategies and important implications for higher education institutions preparing for the digital wave. It also emphasizes the importance of universities drawing from learning sciences research in preparing new models of teaching, learning, and student assessment. 

 

Preparing for the Digital University Report: http://linkresearchlab.org/PreparingDigitalUniversity.pdf

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6 concerns students have about MOOCs - eCampus News

6 concerns students have about MOOCs - eCampus News | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
New qualitative research reveals students may know more about MOOCs than institutions think; have concerns on reliability.
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The free learning revolution - Simon Nelson, FutureLearn | Jisc

The free learning revolution - Simon Nelson, FutureLearn | Jisc | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
FutureLearn is the UK's platform for online courses, with nearly 70 partner universities and institutions, from the British Museum to University College London. 
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Digging deeper into learners' experiences in MOOCs: Participation in social networks outside of MOOCs, notetaking and contexts surrounding content consumption - Veletsianos - 2015 - British Journal...

Digging deeper into learners' experiences in MOOCs: Participation in social networks outside of MOOCs, notetaking and contexts surrounding content consumption - Veletsianos - 2015 - British Journal... | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
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David_Eddy_Cloud_Speaker.pdf

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David Eddy - Invited Speaker at the 2015 NZIMRT-AIR Scientific
Meeting, with the theme ‘The Cloud: Shaping our Future’, which will be held in Wellington, New Zealand

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Who studies MOOCs? Interdisciplinarity in MOOC research and its changes over time | Veletsianos | The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning

Who studies MOOCs? Interdisciplinarity in MOOC research and its changes over time | Veletsianos | The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
Who studies MOOCs? Interdisciplinarity in MOOC research and its changes over time
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Emma Project

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EMMA – providing multilingual access to European MOOCs

The European Multiple MOOC Aggregator called EMMA for short, is a 30 month pilot action supported by the European Union. It aims to showcase excellence in innovative teaching methodologies and learning approaches through the large-scale piloting of MOOCs on different subjects. EMMA will provide a system for the delivery of free, open, online courses in multiple languages from different European universities to help preserve Europe’s rich cultural, educational and linguistic heritage and to promote real cross-cultural and multi-lingual learning.

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MOOCs Making Progress after the Hype Has Died - YouTube

Coursera co-founder Daphne Koller talks with Knowledge@Wharton about how MOOCs can maintain momentum even though the flurry of attention surrounding them has...
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Professional Development in Digital Pedagogy - Hybrid Pedagogy

Professional Development in Digital Pedagogy - Hybrid Pedagogy | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
This July we are launching Digital Pedagogy Lab Courses, a series of professional development opportunities for educators, librarians, technologists, and instructional designers. Our project has had many starts. We have...
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CLMOOC 2015

CLMOOC 2015 | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
Making Learning Connected
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CLMOOC will begin June 18 and end August 2, 2015. Over the course of these 6 weeks we will play with new tools and processes, share our results and our learning, and explore the educational framework known as Connected Learning.

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MOOCs Emerge As Disruptors To Corporate Learning

MOOCs Emerge As Disruptors To Corporate Learning | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
Three years ago, Thomas Friedman, Op-Ed Columnist for the New York Times wrote the forward looking column Come The Revolution where he summed up the disruption of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) on higher education in this way: “Big breakthroughs happen when what is suddenly possible meets what is desperately [...]
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Crowd-Sourced Learning in MOOCs

Crowd-Sourced Learning in MOOCs | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
For learners, teachers and designers using crowd-sourcing in digital environments
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