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The MOOC Marketplace Takes Off - Forbes

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The MOOC Marketplace Takes Off
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education The MOOC market (Massive Open Online Courses) has exploded.
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Rise Of The Corporate MOOC - InformationWeek

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For corporations, massive open online courses, or MOOCs, matter because they might become a major source of technical talent and training.
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MOOCs continue to evolve with global 'learning hubs' | SmartPlanet

Online education has been around for a number of years, but the rise of massive open online courses (MOOCs) has been very fast in a short period of time. The main players in this growing field — like Coursera, edX, and ...
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Europe's iversity Launches 1st MOOCs With 100k+ Students ...

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Berlin-based MOOCs startup iversity, which last year began a pivot away from online learning collaboration tools with the aim of becoming the Coursera of..
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Study: MOOC students are highly educated, job-oriented - The Daily Pennsylvanian

Study: MOOC students are highly educated, job-oriented - The Daily Pennsylvanian | Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) | Scoop.it
Times Higher Education Study: MOOC students are highly educated, job-oriented The Daily Pennsylvanian When Penn announced its partnership with massive open online course provider Coursera, in April 2012, administrators lauded the education startup...
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As MOOCs Move Mainstream Universities Must Pay to Play | Buck ...

As MOOCs Move Mainstream Universities Must Pay to Play | Buck ... | Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) | Scoop.it
Like it or not, virtually every university is now considering whether to get serious about MOOCs and I can say from firsthand experience the cost of admission is higher than you might think.
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The Economist explains: Will MOOCs kill university degrees? | The ...

The Economist explains: Will MOOCs kill university degrees? | The ... | Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) | Scoop.it
DISTANCE education is nothing new, but these days it is hard to escape hyperventilation about its latest incarnation: MOOCs, or "massive open online courses"....
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Beyond content delivery: teaching critical thinking skills in a MOOC

Panel session recorded during the Coursera Partners' Conference at the University of Pennsylvania, April 5-6, 2013. Session description: Coursera classes hav...
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35k+ register for France's new MOOC since launching October 2nd - The Rude Baguette

35k+ register for France's new MOOC since launching October 2nd - The Rude Baguette | Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) | Scoop.it
35k+ register for France's new MOOC since launching October 2nd The Rude Baguette moocs_0 Finally realizing that they were substantially behind other countries in the MOOC space (massive open online courses), Minister of Higher Education Geneviève...
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Look who is embracing MOOCs - CBS News

Look who is embracing MOOCs
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(MoneyWatch) Massive open online courses, or MOOCs, have been heralded as a way to reach the disadvantaged, and particularly those without access to higher education in developing countries.
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Another Look at Massive Online Open Courses

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Another Look at Massive Online Open Courses : Learning English

Learn English Conversation is a free Channel for English learners. You will find free English vocabulary Videos, English grammar Videos, English exercises an...
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MOOCs: A view from Coursera (Michael Kerrison)

Session 5 - A view from Coursera. Michael Kerrison, Director of Academic Development, University of London International Programmes. MOOCs: What we have lear...
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Short e-courses: Move over, MOOCs | The Economist

Short e-courses: Move over, MOOCs | The Economist | Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) | Scoop.it
MASSIVE open online courses, or MOOCs, offered by universities have the potential to shake up education. People yearn to learn, but many enroll on MOOC courses only...
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Much-Hyped, MOOCs Maneuver Toward Version 2.0 | Singularity Hub

Much-Hyped, MOOCs Maneuver Toward Version 2.0 | Singularity Hub | Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) | Scoop.it
It seemed clear that the future of education would be in MOOCs. And who wouldn't want to make lectures given by the best teachers at top universities available online to students in developing countries and poor and remote ...
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Donald Clark Plan B: MOOCs – the flipped University?

Donald Clark Plan B: MOOCs – the flipped University? | Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) | Scoop.it
MOOCs are a phenomenon, a wake-up call for Higher Education and wake-up calls, create a sense of urgency, the first step in the process of change. Here are ten MOOC flips that explain why they may be turning traditional ...
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Facebook could become a distribution vehicle for MOOCs, says ...

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Facebook could partner with providers of massive open online courses in the future to help the content effectively reach remote communities in developing nations, says Facebook's head of global policy development.
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Moocs are no magic bullet for educating Americans - Financial Times

Moocs are no magic bullet for educating Americans - Financial Times | Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) | Scoop.it
Moocs are no magic bullet for educating Americans
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Optimists have scoured the dictionary for superlatives to describe the future of internet education.
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Most MOOC Users Well-Educated, Study Finds - Wall Street Journal

Most MOOC Users Well-Educated, Study Finds - Wall Street Journal | Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) | Scoop.it
Philly.com Most MOOC Users Well-Educated, Study Finds Wall Street Journal The university surveyed nearly 35,000 students from more than 200 countries and territories who participated in the 32 massive open online courses, or MOOCs, it distributes...
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MOOC Attrition Rates -- Running the Numbers - Huffington Post

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The prosecution against MOOCs usually starts by highlighting the huge attrition rates for massive open courses, often claimed to run as high as 90-95 percent.
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"How to MOOC - Was ist ein MOOC?" erklärt von iversity Mitgründer Hannes Klöpper

In diesem Video gebe ich einen kurzen Überblick über das Thema MOOCs, deren Charakteristika und die Kern-Player in dem Bereich: 1) Abgrenzung OCW, itunesU, C...
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Why Online Classes Might Not Be Good for Developing Countries - Slate Magazine

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Instead of toiling at MOOCs alone with the dim light of a laptop, communities around the world are combining screen time with face time.
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MOOCs: Usefully Middlebrow - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)

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MOOCs: Usefully Middlebrow
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I was having lunch with a brilliant, hip colleague in the digital humanities when the question of MOOCs came up.
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The professors behind the first massive online open course at Rice University

In this edition of "Campus Conversations with the President," David Leebron sits down with Scott Rixner, associate professor in computer science, and electri...
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Massive Open Online Courses for Network Creation

A quick run through of the presentation I'll be doing in a few weeks. Still don't think I've made things clear enough.
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