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Free Online Certificate Courses from Great Universities: A Complete List

Free Online Certificate Courses from Great Universities: A Complete List | MOOC Mania | Scoop.it
Discover 130+ free online courses by great universities -- Harvard, Stanford. MIT, etc. Most offer (RT @openculture: Discover 175 Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), with many offerings certificates.
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MOOCs Bring Down Costs at Antioch University Campuses | Education

MOOCs Bring Down Costs at Antioch University Campuses | Education | MOOC Mania | Scoop.it

Western Governor's is held up as an exemplar here. Hmmm...

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Free Online Courses to Be Evaluated for Possible College Credit

Free Online Courses to Be Evaluated for Possible College Credit | MOOC Mania | Scoop.it
A pilot project is to determine whether some massive open online courses, or MOOCs, are similar enough to traditional college courses that they should be eligible for credit.
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Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) - Resource Page | iBerry

Great resource about a variety of MOOCs

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Warming Up to MOOC's - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Warming Up to MOOC's - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education http://t.co/Tu0jT2Op...
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Why MOOCs will not save universities | One Change a Day

Why Universities are no longer the focus of research that breaks boundaries and changes things...and why MOOCs won't work in that system. 

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Connectivism and MOOCs

Connectivism and MOOCs | MOOC Mania | Scoop.it
A diagram of the influences on the development of connectivism and MOOCS that also shows the influence of connectivism and MOOCs on subsequent developments.

Via Dr. Susan Bainbridge
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At Educause, a discussion about OER | Inside Higher Ed

At Educause, a discussion about OER | Inside Higher Ed | MOOC Mania | Scoop.it
MOOCs may not be as open as we thought http://t.co/rWxmwY8J #eLearning #MOOCs...
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At Educause, a discussion about OER | Inside Higher Ed

At Educause, a discussion about OER | Inside Higher Ed | MOOC Mania | Scoop.it
A practical problem to be solved, but there are applications beyond MOOCs. "How 'Open' Are MOOCs?
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Is Minnesota cracking down on MOOCs? - Washington Post (blog)

Is Minnesota cracking down on MOOCs?Washington Post (blog)Those who sign up for MOOCs, by definition, aren't paying a cent.
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Coursera praises MOOC-wrapping as they attempt to ban it

Coursera praises MOOC-wrapping as they attempt to ban it | MOOC Mania | Scoop.it
If believe that OER reuse could save education, and  you’re looking for a reason for your institution to NOT sign up with Coursera, I guess it’s this, from their terms of use: ““Y...
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MOOC pedagogy: the challenges of developing for Coursera | ALT Online Newsletter

MOOC pedagogy: the challenges of developing for Coursera | ALT Online Newsletter | MOOC Mania | Scoop.it

I am planning on taking this MOOC in January. Interesting article about developing the course.

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At Educause, a discussion about OER | Inside Higher Ed

At Educause, a discussion about OER | Inside Higher Ed | MOOC Mania | Scoop.it
MOOCs are massive but are they truly open?
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Language Learning MOOCs? | Hive Talkin'

Language Learning MOOCs? | Hive Talkin' | MOOC Mania | Scoop.it
I would guess that there are many institutions out there that have to justify having human teachers and small classes, and this is bound to get worse with the tsunami of hype about MOOCs. One example I give in hopes of ...
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ACE to Assess Potential of MOOCs, Evaluate Courses for Credit-Worthiness

ACE to Assess Potential of MOOCs, Evaluate Courses for Credit-Worthiness | MOOC Mania | Scoop.it
ACE today announced a wide-ranging research and evaluation effort that will examine the academic potential of massive open online courses (MOOCs).
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CourseTalk - Find and review the best MOOCs.

CourseTalk - Find and review the best MOOCs. | MOOC Mania | Scoop.it
Share your experiences with MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) and discover new courses you'll love.
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MOOC's Take a Major Step Toward College Credit - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

MOOC's Take a Major Step Toward College Credit - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education | MOOC Mania | Scoop.it
In a pilot project, the American Council on Education will evaluate five to 10 Coursera offerings and may recommend that colleges grant credit for them.
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Dean's Letter

Dean's Letter | MOOC Mania | Scoop.it
RT @JohnsHopkinsSPH: Dean Klag explains why we give away courses online: http://t.co/9APPuIX4 #publichealth #moocs...
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Essay on how MOOCs raise questions about the definition of student | Inside Higher Ed

Essay on how MOOCs raise questions about the definition of student | Inside Higher Ed | MOOC Mania | Scoop.it
RT @sarahhorrigan: Essay on how MOOCs raise questions about the definition of student http://t.co/WYF4OOxV via @zite...
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The Washington Post - Washington Post

The Washington PostWashington PostCowen and Tabarrok have created a free-content Web site, MRUniversity.com, that will host several MOOCs.
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SPECIAL REPORT: Web sites offer taste of college education for...

SPECIAL REPORT: Web sites offer taste of college education for... | MOOC Mania | Scoop.it

What if professors start "DIY" online courses? 

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