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No, Sesame Street Was Not the First MOOC

No, Sesame Street Was Not the First MOOC | thinking about MOOCs | Scoop.it
The History of the Future of Education Technology

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Mooc students ‘passive’, study suggests

Mooc students ‘passive’, study suggests | thinking about MOOCs | Scoop.it
Research finds Harvard course cohort had high hopes, but avoided collaboration and failed to use new skills at work
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Distance learning: who's doing it now?

Distance learning: who's doing it now? | thinking about MOOCs | Scoop.it
Datablog: Moocs appear to be revolutionising the world of education. We study the numbers to find out whether it's all just a lot of hype
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Online university courses: godsend or gimmick?

Online university courses: godsend or gimmick? | thinking about MOOCs | Scoop.it
Starting today, we're launching an investigation into the value of online education – stay with us and work out how it could fit into your life
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Universities must not repeat music’s costly online errors

Universities must not repeat music’s costly online errors | thinking about MOOCs | Scoop.it
Feargal Sharkey tells GuildHE conference of hits, myths and the cost of ‘free’ in the Mooc era
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Massive open online courses: a first report card

Massive open online courses: a first report card | thinking about MOOCs | Scoop.it
Owen Youngman: A month in to my first experience as a Mooc teacher, I'm certainly learning: institutions must adapt fast to serve the best students
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Moocs: if we're not careful so-called 'open' courses will close minds

Moocs: if we're not careful so-called 'open' courses will close minds | thinking about MOOCs | Scoop.it
Massive open online courses, or Moocs, are likely to offer 'higher education for the masses' with fewer teachers, says Peter Scott
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An avalanche is coming: Higher education and the revolution ahead > Publication :: IPPR

An avalanche is coming: Higher education and the revolution ahead > Publication :: IPPR | thinking about MOOCs | Scoop.it
'Our belief is that deep, radical and urgent transformation is required in higher education as much as it is in school systems.
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MOOCs and Open Courses – what's the difference? | Jisc

MOOCs and Open Courses – what's the difference? | Jisc | thinking about MOOCs | Scoop.it
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2013-03-13
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The MOOC Moment and the End of Reform – The New Inquiry

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Stephen Hull's comment, June 16, 2013 10:51 AM
2013-05-15 -- brilliant analysis of the two competing ideas of what a MOOC is and can be.
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A Tale of Two MOOCs @ Coursera: Divided by Pedagogy

A Tale of Two MOOCs @ Coursera: Divided by Pedagogy | thinking about MOOCs | Scoop.it
The Web as a classroom is transforming how people learn, is driving the need for new pedagogy; two recently launched courses at Cousera highlight what happens when pedagogical methods fail to adapt...
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2013-03-04
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Will a degree made up of Moocs ever be worth the paper it's written on?

Will a degree made up of Moocs ever be worth the paper it's written on? | thinking about MOOCs | Scoop.it
The University of the People can now hand out degrees to its online students – but will employers take them seriously?
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Mooc point: who keeps the IP when academics move?

Mooc point: who keeps the IP when academics move? | thinking about MOOCs | Scoop.it
By Carl Straumsheim, for Inside Higher Ed
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Mooc fans step out of the shadows

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Surprising data from the first wave of massive open online courses show most students are male, educated and living in a developed country
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Redefining MOOC completion rates - The Ed Techie

Redefining MOOC completion rates - The Ed Techie | thinking about MOOCs | Scoop.it
A few posts back I posted Katy Jordan's data on completion rates for MOOCs. It's set me thinking that we're probably being harsh in terms of how we define enrollment on MOOCs, which in turn makes completion rates look worse...
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Reuse, not production, is key to positive MOOC impact | Keep Learning

Reuse, not production, is key to positive MOOC impact | Keep Learning | thinking about MOOCs | Scoop.it
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Mooc creators criticise courses’ lack of creativity

Mooc creators criticise courses’ lack of creativity | thinking about MOOCs | Scoop.it
Original vision lost in scramble for profit and repackaging of old ideas, say pair
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Feminists challenge Moocs with Docc

Feminists challenge Moocs with Docc | thinking about MOOCs | Scoop.it
By Scott Jaschik, for Inside Higher Ed
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But surely a DOCC is the same thing as a cMOOC?

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Stephen Hull's comment, July 29, 2013 6:56 AM
Really interesting article, particularly about the not-quite-as -open-as-you-might-think openness of a lot of MOOCs.
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MOOC_Final.pdf

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Stephen Hull's comment, June 16, 2013 10:42 AM
2010 -- from the creators of the original MOOC, a discussion of what has come to be called the cMOOC approach.