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MOOCs and jobs: LinkedIn moves to legitimize Web classes by Coursera, Udacity, others

MOOCs and jobs: LinkedIn moves to legitimize Web classes by Coursera, Udacity, others | Teach+Learn+Tech | Scoop.it

If an online course doesn't get you college credit, why watch video lectures and complete Web assignments?

Perhaps showing off to potential employers could create that incentive.

A new partnership between LinkedIn and some of the most-hyped companies in education technology suggests that...

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cMOOCs and xMOOCs - key differences

cMOOCs and xMOOCs - key differences | Teach+Learn+Tech | Scoop.it
As xMOOCs become more successful and begin to experiment with pedagogies that go beyond the didactic video lecture approach, I have been trying to understand the essential differences between the o...

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Rebranding: "MOOC" to "CaS" | Inside Higher Ed

Rebranding: "MOOC" to "CaS" http://t.co/0Rvpwwu84z via @insidehighered
#MOOC #highered #onlineEd #openSource #OER

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Yashavantha Tumakuru's curator insight, October 31, 2013 1:32 PM
Higher education is yet to behold new and haste changes in undergraduate decorum of humanities like sociology, economics, political science etc., and is longing for the method of research to be adapted.
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Are language teachers leading the way with education technology?

Are language teachers leading the way with education technology? | Teach+Learn+Tech | Scoop.it
From vibrant communities on social media to inventive lessons using video conferencing, Joe Dale explores how languages teachers have embraced technology in the classroom (RT @languagenut: Are language teachers leading the way with education...
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MOOCs and the Gartner Hype Cycle: A very slow tsunami

MOOCs and the Gartner Hype Cycle: A very slow tsunami | Teach+Learn+Tech | Scoop.it
A lot can change in a year. Twelve months ago, the traditional universities were doomed, condemned to irrelevance by an onslaught of MOOCs. Not every last one of them was going to die; Sebastian Th...

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See The Entire History of the World, As Told By Infographics

See The Entire History of the World, As Told By Infographics | Teach+Learn+Tech | Scoop.it

"The Infographic History of the World" is a U.K. book that uses some artfully arrayed data to chronicle our collective past--everything from Roman armies to top-selling albums. The book’s editor, Craig Adams, sheds some light on how the project came about...

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San Jose State U. Suspends Udacity MOOC Project

San Jose State U.  Suspends Udacity MOOC Project | Teach+Learn+Tech | Scoop.it
University's pioneering experiments with massive open online courses seem to be showing best results for blended learning, rather than replacing campus courses with MOOCs.

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What Do You Want Kids to Do with Technology?

What Do You Want Kids to Do with Technology? | Teach+Learn+Tech | Scoop.it
See on Scoop.it - M-learning, E-Learning, and Technical CommunicationsWrong Answers: make Prezis, start blogs, create Wordles, publish Animotos, design flipcharts, produce videos, post to Edmodo, u...
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The Rise of MOOCs and The Myth of Mass Exodus i...

The Rise of MOOCs and The Myth of Mass Exodus i... | Teach+Learn+Tech | Scoop.it
by Tiffany Timperman "But competition drives change, and the MOOCification of higher education, like it or not, stimulates much needed reflection on current practice and policy that could and should provoke institutional reorganization.
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Will Online Courses (MOOCs) Help More Students Stay in School?

Will Online Courses (MOOCs) Help More Students Stay in School? | Teach+Learn+Tech | Scoop.it
Critics of massive online open courses (MOOCs) are right not to prematurely praise online education, yet online certification programs could help some students stay in school.

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MOOCs and mobile: How Georgetown is pioneering the campus of the future

Will mobile devices overhaul traditional teaching methods—or are they just a very shiny and expensive distraction? Are MOOCs eliminating the need for a campus-based education—or are they just an over-hyped fad? ...

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Beyond Badges: Why Gamify? | Edutopia

Beyond Badges: Why Gamify? | Edutopia | Teach+Learn+Tech | Scoop.it

Social studies teacher and ed tech adjunct Matthew Farber describes his quest into the research about why gamification works.


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European MOOCs Scoreboard - Infographic

European MOOCs Scoreboard - Infographic | Teach+Learn+Tech | Scoop.it

The aim of this scoreboard is to highlight the huge potential that European institutions have in the world of MOOCs and to help visualize this potential by compiling the existing European-provided MOOCs and open courses available on different open websites...

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Lucas Gruez's curator insight, October 30, 2013 12:00 PM

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Rethinking Online Community in MOOCs Used for Blended Learning

Rethinking Online Community in MOOCs Used for Blended Learning | Teach+Learn+Tech | Scoop.it
EDUCAUSE Review Online

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Wes Kriesel's curator insight, November 3, 2013 9:58 AM

I'm in a MOOC right now on blended learning with Michael Horn. 

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MOOCs and blended learning

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Learner Experiences with MOOCs and Open Online Learning

Learner Experiences with MOOCs and Open Online Learning | Teach+Learn+Tech | Scoop.it

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Julie F's curator insight, November 3, 2013 5:42 AM

intervewing learners' opinions from getting MOOCs .

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Throngs greet Apple's newest iPhones, gold colour sells out

Throngs greet Apple's newest iPhones, gold colour sells out | Teach+Learn+Tech | Scoop.it
(REUTERS) - Thousands of iPhone enthusiasts queued up at Apple Inc stores around the world on Friday as two new models of the smartphone went on sale, but Apple's shares ended slightly lower as investors wait for initial sales figures, due as early...
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I really thought this time it would be a non-event.

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Inside the Coursera Hype Machine | The Nation

Inside the Coursera Hype Machine | The Nation | Teach+Learn+Tech | Scoop.it
If you’re looking for the Amazon of online higher ed, forget about Coursera—it’s iTunes U. (Inside the Coursera Hype Machine.
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The Evolution Of Distance Learning

The Evolution Of Distance Learning | Teach+Learn+Tech | Scoop.it
Distance learning has come a long way. It's not at the final destination yet, though. Here's a look at how we've gotten to where we are today.

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It didn't start with the Internet.

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CECI Jean-François's curator insight, September 9, 2013 2:07 AM

On voit Internet supplanter la radio et la TV comme média de masse facile, accessible et surtout mondial. En effet, depuis les débuts de l'humanité telle que nous la connaissons, c'est la première fois que l'être humain peut s'adresser à la planète ! Qu'y aura il après Internet? NEURONET? le réseau neuronal qui reliera directement nos cerveaux aux bases de données mondiales? L'Homo numericus n'a pas fini de se relever !

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Students Say Online Courses Enrich On-Campus Learning

Students Say Online Courses Enrich On-Campus Learning | Teach+Learn+Tech | Scoop.it
One in five science students surveyed by Nature and Scientific American has participated in a MOOC—and most would do so again

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The DOs and DON'Ts for Online Learners : An Allied Schools Infographic

The DOs and DON'Ts for Online Learners : An Allied Schools Infographic | Teach+Learn+Tech | Scoop.it

Whether you are a current online learner or you are looking to become one, this informative, educational, and fun infographic is for you!

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Which?: iPhone 5 is 'slowest smartphone' - Telegraph

Which?: iPhone 5 is 'slowest smartphone' - Telegraph | Teach+Learn+Tech | Scoop.it
Test of the seven most popular smartphones found that iPhone 5 came last, processing requests at half the speed of the Samsung Galaxy S4. (RT @TelegraphTech Which?
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Probing Question: Are MOOCs here to stay?

Is MOOC-mania justified and are MOOCs here to stay?

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Weekend Reading: the MOOC Catchup Edition - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Weekend Reading: the MOOC Catchup Edition - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Teach+Learn+Tech | Scoop.it
“Weekend Reading: the MOOC Catchup Edition” http://t.co/aTYmTGLMm3
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