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Everything You Thought You Knew About MOOCs Could Be Wrong

Everything You Thought You Knew About MOOCs Could Be Wrong | Teach+Learn+Tech | Scoop.it

there’s so much hype or madness around MOOCs, and there’s a lot of discussion from people who were not previously involved in online education. They sometimes act like online education was invented in the last two years. And they sometimes get terms wrong, like using the terms ‘MOOC’ and ‘online education’ interchangeably...

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The Current Influence of MOOCs on Professional Development

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A study earlier this year revealed that not only are most MOOC users college-degree holding students, but teachers make up a majority of MOOC users too. That raises the question of what professional development tools teacher have available—and what can be done to add more....

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Teachers and professional learning via MOOCs

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gelatinzoom's comment, June 26, 7:00 AM
Sweet
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History of Educational Technology - YouTube

Brief look at educational technology.

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SMARTERTEACHER's curator insight, December 15, 2014 11:18 AM

Definitely worth the look. 30 years in, I go back to the opaque projector and the purple inked mimeograph with hand crank.

Amazing what we did with so  much less back then. I don't seem to have enough time today and I feel like I don't get enough done.

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xMOOCs and cMOOCs - do we even care?

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First published by EDU Tech on 24th July, 2014 Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are an exciting new development in online education. In this article, Viplav Baxi explores the origins of MOOCs, t...

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A glossary of common MOOC terms

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Glossary of Terms Relevant to the MOOC Revolution:

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Fiona Harvey's curator insight, August 21, 2014 4:21 PM

Great article covering range of popular terms etc.  

drsmetty's curator insight, August 23, 2014 9:52 AM

Always handy.

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Facebook's Internet.org unveils free, limited web access -- such opportunity, but at what cost?

Facebook's Internet.org unveils free, limited web access -- such opportunity, but at what cost? | Teach+Learn+Tech | Scoop.it
For better and for worse, welcome to the world without net neutrality. More people will get online, but unless they have the money to pay their way into the free web, they’ll effectively be in a walled garden.
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Move Over MOOCs, It's Online, Competency Time - Forbes

Move Over MOOCs, It's Online, Competency Time - Forbes | Teach+Learn+Tech | Scoop.it
Move Over MOOCs, It's Online, Competency Time Forbes As they argue, online, competency-based schools represent the right learning model—focused on actual mastery of knowledge, skills, and dispositions—with the right technology of online learning,...
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Digital Learning Makes Rewards Fun, Effective - American Thinker

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Digital Learning Makes Rewards Fun, Effective
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Why Tech Still Hasn't Solved Education's Problems - The Atlantic

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Why Tech Still Hasn't Solved Education's Problems
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Why has the promised boom in educational technology failed to appear—and why was the technology that did appear not very good?
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Gender and Technology course from MIT

Gender and Technology course from MIT | Teach+Learn+Tech | Scoop.it
This course considers a wide range of issues related to the contemporary and historical use of technology, the development of new technologies, and the cultural representation of technology, including the role women have played in the development...
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The 7 Transformational Concepts in The 21st Century Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning - Teachers Tech

The 7 Transformational Concepts in The 21st Century Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning - Teachers Tech | Teach+Learn+Tech | Scoop.it

Educational Technology and Mobile


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Copyright Flowchart: Can I Use It? Yes? No? If This... Then...

Copyright Flowchart: Can I Use It? Yes? No? If This... Then... | Teach+Learn+Tech | Scoop.it
It is the responsibility of all educators to model good digital citizenship for their students. Especially when it comes to copyright, plagiarism and intellectual property. The waters are murky. No...
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Why tablets are failing miserably in higher education - BetaNews

Why tablets are failing miserably in higher education - BetaNews | Teach+Learn+Tech | Scoop.it
BetaNews Why tablets are failing miserably in higher education BetaNews tablets While Apple and Google are fighting a FUD war for the hearts and minds of K-12 campuses, there's one area of education that neither has been able to penetrate with...
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The Death of the Home Page

The New York Times lost half their traffic (80 million visitors) to the nytimes.com homepage in two years. Does that mean they lost half their visitors? No. It's visitors to their home page - that landing page that "starts" off your website.
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MIT Researchers Develop Model To Predict MOOC Dropouts

MIT Researchers Develop Model To Predict MOOC Dropouts | Teach+Learn+Tech | Scoop.it
Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a model that aims to predict when students will drop out of a MOOC.

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Its impressive :)
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A Very Helpful Rubric to Help You Integrate Twitter in Your Teaching ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Very Helpful Rubric to Help You Integrate Twitter in Your Teaching ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Teach+Learn+Tech | Scoop.it

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Moocs, and the man leading the UK's charge

Moocs, and the man leading the UK's charge | Teach+Learn+Tech | Scoop.it
Simon Nelson is head of FutureLearn, the OU's venture into Moocs – massive open online courses that some have claimed will revolutionise higher education

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Report: Global MOOC Market Continuing to Grow

Report: Global MOOC Market Continuing to Grow | Teach+Learn+Tech | Scoop.it
According to a report from TechNavio, MOOCs ongoing expansion is owing in part to the rising costs of higher education and universities' turning to MOOCs for their big data tools.

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Princeton expands online learning efforts to NovoEd platform - Princeton University

Princeton expands online learning efforts to NovoEd platform Princeton University "One of the things I really wanted to do was to bring the world into the course," said Adelman, who two years ago began teaching "History of the World Since 1300" as...
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Learning to Teach Online - Campus Technology

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Learning to Teach Online Campus Technology In 2013, 7.1 million higher education students took at least one online course — a 6.1 percent increase over the previous year, according to a report from the Online Learning Consortium (the recently...
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8 Myths About MOOCs - Inside Higher Ed (blog)

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8 Myths About MOOCs
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Everyone that I speak with who is involved in creating, teaching, or supporting open online learning is motivated to find ways to leverage MOOCs to improve teaching and learning for our enrolled students.
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The 'Science' of Learning: Three Strategies for Improving STEM Education - EdSurge

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The 'Science' of Learning: Three Strategies for Improving STEM Education EdSurge On August 5, leaders in academia, educational technology, and policy gathered at the event focused on “the Science of Learning.” And although they came from different...
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MOOC Listing

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RT @poposkidimitar: #MOOCs List | A complete list of Massive Open Online Courses offered by the best universities and entities http://t.co/…
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Tablet-Sized Teachers - Slate Magazine

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Tablet-Sized Teachers
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Some experts caution that, as with so much in the world of educational technology, definitive research about results is scant.
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How online courses boost college completion but lower actual learning ( in 3 ... - VentureBeat

How online courses boost college completion but lower actual learning ( in 3 ... - VentureBeat | Teach+Learn+Tech | Scoop.it
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Can a $7 gadget change the world?

Can a $7 gadget change the world? | Teach+Learn+Tech | Scoop.it
See on Scoop.it – M-learning, E-Learning, and Technical Communications
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Now THIS is a really cool and inspriting story about what m-learning should be about.
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