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10 Uses of MOOCs for High School Students

10 Uses of MOOCs for High School Students | The MOOC revolution | Scoop.it
There is a growing possibility that the institutional use of MOOCs will reach the mainstream on the high school level before the college campus. News about Massive Open Online Courses continues to ...

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Conner: Confrontational education vs. content delivery

Conner: Confrontational education vs. content delivery | The MOOC revolution | Scoop.it
LEXINGTON — The great buzz in higher education these days is online learning.
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MOOCing for learning, or MOOCeting for earning?...

MOOCing for learning, or MOOCeting for earning?... | The MOOC revolution | Scoop.it
At the ALT MOOC SIG gathering in Southampton on 6 November, we were assured by Helena Gillespie, of University of East Anglia, that MOOCing is definitely a verb. I'd like to add a new one to the ev...
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Sebastian Thrun: MOOCs Not Effective for Undergraduate Education After All

Sebastian Thrun: MOOCs Not Effective for Undergraduate Education After All | The MOOC revolution | Scoop.it

I stop here, as many other fellow bloggers and educators have shared their insightful thoughts and perspectives on this most startling and reveling announcement (inks below). Though I’ll close with one of Thrun’s most revealing statements that demonstrates his shift from academic perspective on the value of education, to CEO perspective of a for-profit company.

“At the end of the day, the true value proposition of education is employment,”...

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CourseTalk | MOOC Reviews & Ratings | Education...

CourseTalk | MOOC Reviews & Ratings | Education... | The MOOC revolution | Scoop.it
Share your experiences with MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) and discover new courses you'll love.
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Why Online Learning is More Valuable Than Traditional College - Wired

Why Online Learning is More Valuable Than Traditional College - Wired | The MOOC revolution | Scoop.it
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Why Online Learning is More Valuable Than Traditional College
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That's not true in a typical college — and that's where an online education becomes more valuable than a typical college degree.
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Sebastian Thrun, MOOC skeptic via @jordi_adell ...

Sebastian Thrun, MOOC skeptic via @jordi_adell ... | The MOOC revolution | Scoop.it
The founder of Udacity no longer thinks MOOCs are the answer, says this Fast Company article. As for me, I've become more optimistic about MOOCs as I've talked to the people at Wisconsin who are d...
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Certification List

Certification List | The MOOC revolution | Scoop.it
List of subjects for which certificate exam is available. (More free great courses on Tech, English,...
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We are MODPOnians

We are MODPOnians | The MOOC revolution | Scoop.it
MASSIVE.  The class had already started the week before. I had no background on the subjects that were being discussed, and an assignment was due in a couple of hours. But I mindlessly clicked the ...
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The Future of MOOCs: Coursera and EdX | HESA

The Future of MOOCs: Coursera and EdX | HESA | The MOOC revolution | Scoop.it
How long 'til @coursera follows @udacity out of the MOOC business? At current burn rates, maybe 15 months. http://t.co/8s0KBuCeZR
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Coursera improves online education using -- you guessed it -- data

Coursera improves online education using -- you guessed it -- data | The MOOC revolution | Scoop.it
Coursera uses data on clicks and response to emails to see how engagement with course content changes, co-founder Andrew Ng said at an IBM event today.
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Getting Into the Rhythm of an Online Course

Getting Into the Rhythm of an Online Course | The MOOC revolution | Scoop.it
The hard part about online learning is setting aside time to do the work, not the work itself. (The hard part about online learning is often setting aside time to do the work, not the work itself.
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Sebastian Thrun: MOOCs Not Effective for Underg...

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"I'd aspired to give people a profound education--to teach them something substantial," Professor Sebastian Thrun tells me when I visit his company, Udacity, in its Mountain View, California, headq...
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What’s missing from a lot of online education? The education. - Aspire

What’s missing from a lot of online education? The education. - Aspire | The MOOC revolution | Scoop.it
Somehow technology has gotten in the way of the most important thing in online education: the learning itself

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Ralph Springett's curator insight, November 18, 2013 3:27 AM

A useful reminder. Perhaps the big MOOCs need to think "if I were a learner, what would work best for me?"

Then we might see some T&L progress in online delivery.

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Udacity has Left the Building | HESA

Udacity has Left the Building | HESA | The MOOC revolution | Scoop.it
Are #MOOC 's struggling to perform? -Via @GlobalHigherEd "Udacity has left the building'
http://t.co/wXGhKWtpVd
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Why MOOCs May Still Be Silicon Valley's Next Grand Challenge - Huffington Post

Why MOOCs May Still Be Silicon Valley's Next Grand Challenge - Huffington Post | The MOOC revolution | Scoop.it
The Australian Financial Review Why MOOCs May Still Be Silicon Valley's Next Grand Challenge Huffington Post The recent announcement from Sebastian Thrun, founder of MOOC provider Udacity, that he is abandoning his original "teach the world"...
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Darwin never made it to Darwin

Darwin never made it to Darwin | The MOOC revolution | Scoop.it
It's an intriguing step in the evolution of learning, called a Massive Open Online Course or a MOOC. Being part of one has given me a whole new appreciation for Charles Darwin, Wallace, Evolution and Tropical Australia.
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In Search of Knowledge: MOOC.org Will Change the Experience of Learning | UX Magazine

In Search of Knowledge: MOOC.org Will Change the Experience of Learning | UX Magazine | The MOOC revolution | Scoop.it
A look at Massive Online Open Course (supported by #google #mooc) http://t.co/hlgSdeb0uD
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Beyond the MOOC: ‘Reclaim Open Learning’ Winner Jaaga, A Creative Community Space | DMLcentral

Beyond the MOOC: ‘Reclaim Open Learning’ Winner Jaaga, A Creative Community Space | DMLcentral | The MOOC revolution | Scoop.it
The initiative to Reclaim Open Learning launched a competition that was covered here at DMLcentral to recognize projects that were transforming higher education with innovative uses of technology and learner-centered programs.  As Anya Kamenetz argued,...
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DONALD CLARK: Taxonomy of 8 Types of MOOC | Utb...

DONALD CLARK: Taxonomy of 8 Types of MOOC | Utb... | The MOOC revolution | Scoop.it
“ What are MOOCs? “The future is already here, it’s just not very evenly distributed” said William Gibson, that is certainly true of MOOCs.
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Dr Daniel Russell - Teaching 150K+ Students at a Time

Dr Daniel Russell, Senior Research Scientist at Google, presents a distinguished lecture entitled "Teaching 150K+ Students at a Time, The PowerSearchingWithG...
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Phys.Org Mobile: Google engineers to pump up MOOC.org website from edX

Phys.Org Mobile: Google engineers to pump up MOOC.org website from edX | The MOOC revolution | Scoop.it
http://t.co/GoQXLhVfxe Google engineers to pump up http://t.co/RZr3Xdp2qa website from edX
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MOOCs by Popularity - MOOCAdvisor

MOOCs by Popularity - MOOCAdvisor | The MOOC revolution | Scoop.it
MOOCAdvisor is a community for the students of MOOCs - free, online college courses that are open to the public. MOOCAdvisor provides reviews of massive open online courses, an online course database and MOOC news.
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Coursera improves online education using -- you...

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Coursera uses data on clicks and response to emails to see how engagement with course content changes, co-founder Andrew Ng said at an IBM event today.http://www.scoop.it/t/easy-mooc (#Coursera improves #onlineeducation using data #MOOC #AndrewNg ...
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What to Consider When Choosing Online College Education Degrees | What is Education

what is online college education degrees, Things to Consider, Choosing Online COllege Education Degrees, tips to deciding online college education degrees, Rules for Choosing Online Colleges and Universities (What to Consider When Choosing Online...
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