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Educators behind World's Largest MOOC Launch New Course -- Campus Technology

Educators behind World's Largest MOOC Launch New Course -- Campus Technology | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Coursera is making a big push to have people pay $49 to attend the program to earn a certificate; however, learners can gain access to all course materials for free by choosing to "audit" the course.
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MOOCs are a new educational learning paradigm. Explore how to use MOOCs effectively and keep up with the latest MOOC news! - The University of Melbourne offer a range of MOOCs, check out out courses --> https://www.coursera.org/unimelb
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Welcome! MOOCs are a new educational learning paradigm. Explore how to use MOOCs effectively and keep up with the latest MOOC news here!

 

Check out MOOCs offered by the University of Melbourne here: https://www.coursera.org/unimelb

 

Or our MOOCs at Melbourne page:

 

https://le.unimelb.edu.au/elearning-design-and-development/melbourne-moocs-catalogue/

 

This topic is curated by staff in Learning Environments at the University of Melbourne, along with invited colleagues.

 

If you use Flipboard, you may be interested in our MOOC related topic -

 

https://flipboard.com/section/moocs-bXPoIy

 

Note: These articles are posted around a common interest in MOOCs, to provide information and promote discussion. They do not represent the views or positions of the University of Melbourne.

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Coursera Adds A/B Testing to MOOC Platform

Coursera is now allowing for A/B testing on its MOOC platform. This lets instructors and researchers test a single variable to see how it affects some aspect of the course, such as participation. As a Coursera blog article explained, the testing is done by "randomizing enrollees into different versions of the same course" and then seeing what impact the change-up makes on the "learning outputs."
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Can We Design Online Learning Platforms That Feel More Intimate Than Massive?

Unfortunately, most massive open online course (MOOC) platforms still feel like drafty lecture halls instead of intimate seminar rooms. The majority of online learning environments are no more than video-hosting platforms with quizzes and a discussion forum. These default features force online instructors to use a style of teaching that feels more like shouting to the masses than engaging in meaningful conversations.

This presents a challenge and an opportunity: How can we design online learning environments that achieve scale and intimacy? How do we make digital platforms feel as inviting as well-designed physical classrooms?
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Consortium of liberal arts colleges diverges on MOOC priorities

Consortium of liberal arts colleges diverges on MOOC priorities | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Four liberal arts colleges teamed up to work together on MOOCs. Their paths diverged, but the experience was far from a waste of time and energy.
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An innovative form of cheating emerges in MOOCs

Students are creating 'multiple personalities' to cheat on MOOCs. How do they do that? What are its implications?
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Massive Open Online Courses From Best Universities

Massive Open Online Courses From Best Universities | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Takethiscourse provides Massive Online Open Courses from the world's best universities, including Michigan, Stanford, Alberta, Hong Kong, University of London and many more.
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Harvard MOOCs: Free Online Courses, And More - Edukatico.org

Harvard MOOCs: Free Online Courses, And More - Edukatico.org | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Harvard University offers online education in many subject areas. The leading U.S. institution lets learners from around the world study with free courses.
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How Harvard Is Trying to Update the Extension School for the MOOC Age | EdSurge News

How Harvard Is Trying to Update the Extension School for the MOOC Age | EdSurge News | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
You could call extension schools the original MOOCs. Universities first opened these offshoots more than 100 years ago, and at the time they wer
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MOOCs Are Global. So Where Do They Stand With New European Privacy Laws? | EdSurge News

MOOCs Are Global. So Where Do They Stand With New European Privacy Laws? | EdSurge News | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
In less than three weeks, strict privacy regulations will go into effect for the European Union. And that’s forcing companies and colleges around th
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Can we really teach 'Indigenizing' courses online?

Can we really teach 'Indigenizing' courses online? | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
University "Indigenization" efforts using Massive Open Online Courses promise to reach wide audiences. They also raise critical questions about how to embody Indigenous ways of knowing and relating.
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Evaluation to support learning design: Lessons learned in a teacher training MOOC | Garreta-Domingo | AJET

Evaluation to support learning design: Lessons learned in a teacher training MOOC | Garreta-Domingo | AJET | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Evaluation to support learning design: Lessons learned in a teacher training MOOC
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Udacity's Revenues Reach $70 Million in 2017 — Class Central

Udacity's Revenues Reach $70 Million in 2017 — Class Central | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
8 million learners, 50,000+ Nanodegree students, and 27,000 Nanodegree graduates.
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Boeing and NASA Partner with MIT’s Professional Development Arm to Produce Online Courses — Class Central

Boeing and NASA Partner with MIT’s Professional Development Arm to Produce Online Courses — Class Central | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
The MOOC Model Comes to Corporate Training
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Systematic literature review on self-regulated learning (SRL) in massive open online courses | Lee | AJET

Systematic literature review on self-regulated learning (SRL) in massive open online courses | Lee | AJET | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Systematic literature review on self-regulated learning in massive open online courses
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Donald Clark Plan B: 10 ways to design sticky MOOCs

Donald Clark Plan B: 10 ways to design sticky MOOCs | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Many of the arguments around course completion in MOOCs are, I have argued, category mistakes, based on a false comparison with traditional HE, semester-long courses. We should not, of course, allow these arguments to distract us from making MOOCs better, in the sense of having more sticking power for participants. This is where things get interesting, as there have been some features of recent MOOCs that have caught my eye as providing higher levels of persistence among learners. The University of Derby ‘Dementia’ MOOC, full title ‘Bridging the Dementia Divide: Supporting People Living with Dementia’ is a case in point.
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What online education can learn from the airline industry (opinion)

What online education can learn from the airline industry (opinion) | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Global and regional alliances of colleges offering online programs can help higher education institutions navigate the future, Mark Lester writes.
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Far from bust: five ways MOOCs are helping people get on in life

How Massive Open Online Courses are maturing into useful tools.
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Andrew Ng Is Probably Teaching More Students Than Anyone Else on the Planet. (Without a University Involved.) | EdSurge News

Andrew Ng Is Probably Teaching More Students Than Anyone Else on the Planet. (Without a University Involved.) | EdSurge News | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
One selling point of MOOCs (massive online open courses) has been that students can access courses from the world’s most famous universities. Th
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MOOCs Find Their Audience: Professional Learners and Universities | EdSurge News

In Oct 2011, a few Stanford professors offered three online courses which were completely free. The strong public interest in these courses caugh
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MOOCs Are Global. So Where Do They Stand With New European Privacy Laws? | EdSurge News

In less than three weeks, strict privacy regulations will go into effect for the European Union. And that’s forcing companies and colleges around th
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At Mexico’s Tecnológico de Monterrey MOOCs Help Anticipate the Future of Higher Ed — Class Central

At Mexico’s Tecnológico de Monterrey MOOCs Help Anticipate the Future of Higher Ed — Class Central | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
What will university education be like ten to fifteen years from now? One Mexican university isn’t waiting to find out.
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10 free online courses to shape the future of the education —

10 free online courses to shape the future of the education — | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Ten free courses of educational tools so that teachers add skills and competencies to their professional careers.
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What happens when you put African philosophies at the centre of learning

What happens when you put African philosophies at the centre of learning | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Education systems around the world are increasingly recognising the value of local approaches to thinking, learning and being.
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Coursera's 2017: Year in Review — Class Central

Coursera's 2017: Year in Review — Class Central | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
New CEO, Series-D funding, Coursera for Business takes off, return of star Co-Founder, and more.
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A Product at Every Price: A Review of MOOC Stats and Trends in 2017 — Class Central

A Product at Every Price: A Review of MOOC Stats and Trends in 2017 — Class Central | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
The big MOOC providers now have a product at every price point - from free to millions of dollars.
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How a Video Boom Led to Better Campus Collaboration

When MOOCs generated a huge demand for video production at Princeton University, the institution responded with organizational change, an AV upgrade and a new commitment to sharing campus resources.
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