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George Siemens "Designing, development, and running (massive) open Online Courses

Sure, it's not a recently posted video about MOOCs, but it's a really good start for anyone who wishes to get a crash course about the topic by one of the pioneers of the field. As many of may know...

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Pieter de Vries's curator insight, September 3, 2013 11:16 AM

Still worth looking at.

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My Education Path :: Free Education Planner, MOOC aggregator, courses reviews and comments!

My Education Path :: Free Education Planner, MOOC aggregator, courses reviews and comments! | MOOC-ifing world | Scoop.it
myeducationpath.com helps to plan personal education using free e-learning sources and moocs. you can use this service to find moocs, online courses, share comments and reviews.
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Excellent MOOC aggregator where you can construct your educational path

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Mapping with Google - Course

Mapping with Google - Course | MOOC-ifing world | Scoop.it

Discover new ways to navigate the world around you with Google Maps and Google Earth.

Improve your use of new and existing features of Google's mapping tools.

Choose your own path. Complete a project using Google Maps, Google Earth, or both, and earn a certificate of completion.


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GoogleLitTrips Reading List's curator insight, May 28, 2013 6:30 PM

FREE ONLINE COURSE FROM GOOGLE

Mapping with Google

Taught by Google Maps and Google Earth Product Managers.

 

Google Lit Trips fans... AND Google Maps and Google Earth fans too!

 

Looks like I'll be helping to facilitate some Google Hangouts associated with this FREE online course being offered by Google. Not just for those interested in Google Lit Trips. Anyone interested in using mapping tools will find this a GREAT opportunity.

 

 

Jonathan Jarc's curator insight, May 28, 2013 6:49 PM

Especially for fans of Google Lit Trips and other uses of Google Earth & Maps...

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Penn conference evaluates MOOCs past, future

Penn conference evaluates MOOCs past, future | MOOC-ifing world | Scoop.it
On Friday and Saturday, Penn hosted hundreds of university professors and administrators from around the world to discuss the future of massive open online courses.
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MOOC Interrupted: Top 10 Reasons Our Readers Didn’t Finish a Massive Open Online Course

MOOC Interrupted: Top 10 Reasons Our Readers Didn’t Finish a Massive Open Online Course | MOOC-ifing world | Scoop.it
On Tuesday, we gave you a Visualization of the Big Problem for MOOCs, which comes down to this: low completion rates.
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Cybergogue: A Critique of Connectivism as a Learning Theory

Cybergogue: A Critique of Connectivism as a Learning Theory | MOOC-ifing world | Scoop.it
@polarisdotca @mathplourde @onlinelearningl For fun, I'm throwing this side debate in here too: http://t.co/R5HlNmfqr1 #MOOC #etmooc

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Jasmin Rez's curator insight, April 8, 2013 12:08 PM

Interesting Concepts.


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Coursera and MITx - sustaining or disruptive? - Changing Higher Education

Coursera and MITx - sustaining or disruptive? - Changing Higher Education | MOOC-ifing world | Scoop.it
Coursera continues to make headlines as additional "top tier" universities sign up to offer courses (16 institutions and 116 courses, at latest count), and hundreds of thousands of students sign up to take those courses.
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Five Courses Receive College Credit Recommendations

Coursera is committed to seeing that our courses meet our students’ educational goals, from simply experiencing the joy of learning something new, to seeking improved employment opportunities, to...
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Coursera will profit from "Free" courses, competition heats up.

Coursera will profit from "Free" courses, competition heats up. | MOOC-ifing world | Scoop.it
Are MOOC's really about FREE education? Coursera reveals how it intends to generate revenue off of "freely" available MOOC's. In fact, many MOOC companies are launching business models where studen...
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Peter Norvig: The 100,000-student classroom | Video on TED.com

In the fall of 2011 Peter Norvig taught a class with Sebastian Thrun on artificial intelligence at Stanford attended by 175 students in situ -- and over 100,000 via an interactive webcast.
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The Big Problem for MOOCs Visualized

The Big Problem for MOOCs Visualized | MOOC-ifing world | Scoop.it
MOOCs -- they're getting a lot of hype, in part because they promise so much, and in part because you hear about students signing up for these courses in massive numbers. 60,000 signed up for Duke's Introduction to Astronomy on Coursera.
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Class Central

Class Central | MOOC-ifing world | Scoop.it
Class Central is a free online course aka MOOC aggregator from top universites like Stanford, MIT, Harvard, etc. offered via Coursera, Udacity, edX, & others
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My Education Path :: Free Education Planner, MOOC aggregator, courses reviews and comments!

My Education Path :: Free Education Planner, MOOC aggregator, courses reviews and comments! | MOOC-ifing world | Scoop.it
myeducationpath.com helps to plan personal education using free e-learning sources and moocs. you can use this service to find moocs, online courses, share comments and reviews.
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The pedagogical foundations of massive open online courses | Glance | First Monday

The pedagogical foundations of massive open online courses | Glance | First Monday | MOOC-ifing world | Scoop.it
The pedagogical foundations of massive open online courses
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MOOCs and Intellectual Property: Ownership and Use Rights | EDUCAUSE.edu

MOOCs and Intellectual Property: Ownership and Use Rights | EDUCAUSE.edu | MOOC-ifing world | Scoop.it
i.e. They own your stuff RT @MerrileeIAm: A close look at the TOS for "big three" MOOC platforms from Educause. http://t.co/BC6cYGiQ5K
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MOOCs and Higher Education's Non-Consumers

MOOCs and Higher Education's Non-Consumers | MOOC-ifing world | Scoop.it
If Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are going to truly disrupt the higher education marketplace then non-consumers will need to play a critical role. Justin Reich outlines three categories of pe...
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The Professors Behind the MOOC Hype - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Professors Behind the MOOC Hype - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education | MOOC-ifing world | Scoop.it
In the largest survey of instructors who have taught massive open online courses, The Chronicle heard from critics, converts, and the cautious.
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Mentoragogy for xMOOC

Mentoragogy for xMOOC | MOOC-ifing world | Scoop.it
There are xMOOCs adopting the mentoring approach. Soon most xMOOCs would use such pedagogy. In this post and this  Harvard asks alumni for help with humanities mooc. For the first time, Harvard has...
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The Rise of MOOCs ~ Stephen's Web

The Rise of MOOCs ~ Stephen's Web | MOOC-ifing world | Scoop.it
Stephen's Web, the home page of Stephen Downes, with news and information on e-learning, new media, instructional technology, educational design, and related subjects
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MOOCs: Top 10 Sites for Free Education With Elite Universities

MOOCs: Top 10 Sites for Free Education With Elite Universities | MOOC-ifing world | Scoop.it
BDPA Detroit Chapter website.
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MOOCs Changing the Way We Think About Higher Education - Higher Education

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Massive List of MOOC Resources, Lit and Literati

Massive List of MOOC Resources, Lit and Literati | MOOC-ifing world | Scoop.it
UPDATE 08.14.2012: This week marks the launch of MOOC MOOC, and given the insane amount of content that\'s already been produced, we\'re going to hold off on updating this ongoing list o\' links.
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The Realities of MOOCs

The Realities of MOOCs | MOOC-ifing world | Scoop.it
Two weeks ago we launched a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in association with the University of San Diego (USD).
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