Taking a look at MOOCs
5.3K views | +0 today
Follow
 
Scooped by Sue Beckingham
onto Taking a look at MOOCs
Scoop.it!

Making a MOOC ‘successful’ | Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

Making a MOOC ‘successful’ | Technology Enhanced Learning Blog | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it

Designing a ‘successful’ MOOC is one thing. Making a MOOC ‘successful’ is something completely different.

more...
No comment yet.
Taking a look at MOOCs
A curation of information about MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses)
Curated by Sue Beckingham
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Sue Beckingham
Scoop.it!

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
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Beckingham
Scoop.it!

How MOOCs are used around the world

How MOOCs are used around the world | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
New study on MOOCs in developing countries reveals half of users receive certification
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Beckingham
Scoop.it!

A Systematic Analysis and Synthesis of the Empirical MOOC Literature Published in 2013–2015 | Veletsianos | The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning

A Systematic Analysis and Synthesis of the Empirical MOOC Literature Published in 2013–2015
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Beckingham
Scoop.it!

Getting a Grip on Mathematical Symbolism - Loughborough University

Getting a Grip on Mathematical Symbolism - Loughborough University | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
Want to be an engineer or scientist? Lack mathematical confidence? Learn to think mathematically and explore essential concepts.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Beckingham
Scoop.it!

What makes students stick with a MOOC?

What makes students stick with a MOOC? | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
A new large-scale study took an in-depth look at persistence and engagement in Massive Open Online Courses.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Beckingham
Scoop.it!

Tracking and monitoring learners in MOOCs – learning analytics as a guide to what is actually happening in the MOOC | Emma Project

Tracking and monitoring learners in MOOCs – learning analytics as a guide to what is actually happening in the MOOC | Emma Project | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it

16 February 2016, 14:00 CET – 15:00 CET Register here - Check your time zone

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Beckingham
Scoop.it!

The corridor of uncertainty: Swedish MOOC report is published

The corridor of uncertainty: Swedish MOOC report is published | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it

"Network" (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) by Anacin Extero Sweden has been rather late in reacting to the MOOC boom and only in the last two years have a handful of universities started offering courses both on the major MOOC platforms Coursera and EdX but also...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Beckingham
Scoop.it!

Periscoping our MOOC: Live broadcasts to support learning.

Periscoping our MOOC: Live broadcasts to support learning. | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
News & Views from the ALT Community
Sue Beckingham's insight:

Tim O’Riordan, Lisa Harris, Chris Phethean and Hannah Watts, University of Southampton

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Beckingham
Scoop.it!

The digital revolution in higher education has already happened. No one noticed.

The digital revolution in higher education has already happened. No one noticed. | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
The digital revolution in higher education has happened. In the fall of 2012, the most recent semester with complete dat…
Sue Beckingham's insight:

by Clay Shirky

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Beckingham
Scoop.it!

MOOC Trends in 2015: Rise of Self Paced Courses - Class Central's MOOC Report

MOOC Trends in 2015: Rise of Self Paced Courses - Class Central's MOOC Report | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
Find out how the format of MOOCs has changed and grown over the past year, what "self paced" means for MOOCs, and how it compares to the "session based" format.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Beckingham
Scoop.it!

MOOC module "How to Survive your PhD" : my reflections at the end | Piirus Blog

MOOC module "How to Survive your PhD" : my reflections at the end | Piirus Blog | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
As regular readers may know, I have been taking part in the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) from the Thesis Whisperer of the ANU in Melbourne, Australia, (and her able colleagues who were course moderators) all about how to survive your PhD. I wanted to share my reflections at the end of the course, because this is the first …
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Beckingham
Scoop.it!

Oilproject, the Italian MOOC you’ve probably never heard of, launches WeSchool

Oilproject, the Italian MOOC you’ve probably never heard of, launches WeSchool | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
WeSchool, initially available in English, Spanish and Italian, is aimed at teachers with a product that will go up against established Learning Management..
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Beckingham
Scoop.it!

Linking online identities and content in connectivist MOOCs across multiple social media platforms

Linking online identities and content in connectivist MOOCs across multiple social media platforms | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
We are delighted to share our latest paper produced as part of a five-year SSHRC-funded initiative on Learning Analytics for the Social Media Age (#pLASMA). The paper is entitled “Linking online identities and content in connectivist MOOCs across multiple social media platforms” and is being presented at the 2016 World Wide Web conference… Read more
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Beckingham
Scoop.it!

The 50 Most Popular MOOCs of All Time

The 50 Most Popular MOOCs of All Time | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
These Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are tried and true and have been taken more than any others online. From top research universities and Ivy League schools, check out our ranking if you're looking for your next class online.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Beckingham
Scoop.it!

Crowdsourcing the Curriculum: A MOOC for Personalized, Connected Learning

Personalized learning at scale requires a balance between student autonomy and instructor-led direction and scaffolding, along with openness as a pedagogy and toward content licensing, to achieve personalized, crowdsourced, connected learning.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Beckingham
Scoop.it!

Can social media enhance the MOOC experience? - eCampus News

Can social media enhance the MOOC experience? - eCampus News | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
Researchers say ‘yes,’ but only when taking into consideration 3 key issues. Though social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter are extremely popular for communication and collaboration—even among academics—when applied to online learning, course designers must understand that providing more options for communication without integration is not always best. This is the main finding of
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Beckingham
Scoop.it!

Making MOOCs on a Budget #moocs4all

Making MOOCs on a Budget #moocs4all | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it

This topic explores the pedagogical options available to developers for free large scale courses.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Beckingham
Scoop.it!

Making a MOOC ‘successful’ | Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

Making a MOOC ‘successful’ | Technology Enhanced Learning Blog | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it

Designing a ‘successful’ MOOC is one thing. Making a MOOC ‘successful’ is something completely different.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Beckingham
Scoop.it!

MOOC enrolment surpassed 35 million in 2015

MOOC enrolment surpassed 35 million in 2015 | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
More students signed up for MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) in 2015 than in the previous three years combined. The field of online courses became somewhat more international in its orientation during the year, and the established providers sharpened their focus on revenue generation. All of these trends point to a 2015 that marked anContinue reading...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Beckingham
Scoop.it!

2016 – the year of MOOC hard questions

2016 – the year of MOOC hard questions | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
We had 2012 as the year of the MOOC, 2014 was probably the year of the MOOC maturation, and I’m calling it for 2016, the year that university Vice Chancellors and Principals start looking and…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Beckingham
Scoop.it!

Over 100 Online Courses/MOOCs List for December 2015

Over 100 Online Courses/MOOCs List for December 2015 | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
MOOCs list for the month of December 2015 categorized based on your interests.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Beckingham
Scoop.it!

Why Virtual Classes Can Be Better Than Real Ones - Issue 29: Scaling - Nautilus

Why Virtual Classes Can Be Better Than Real Ones - Issue 29: Scaling - Nautilus | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
I teach one of the world’s most popular MOOCs (massive online open courses), “Learning How to Learn,” with neuroscientist Terrence…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Sue Beckingham
Scoop.it!

The 50 Most Popular MOOCs of All Time

The 50 Most Popular MOOCs of All Time | Taking a look at MOOCs | Scoop.it
These Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are tried and true and have been taken more than any others online. From top research universities and Ivy League schools, check out our ranking if you're looking for your next class online.
more...
No comment yet.