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IST professor to address US State Department about the impact of MOOCs - Penn State News

IST professor to address US State Department about the impact of MOOCs - Penn State News | Online tools for academia | Scoop.it
Carleen Maitland, an associate professor at Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST), along with Eric Obeysekare, an IST doctoral student, are delivering a presentation to the U.S.
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Why We Watch: Lessons from MIT's Study of MOOCs and Engagement - EdSurge

Why We Watch: Lessons from MIT's Study of MOOCs and Engagement - EdSurge | Online tools for academia | Scoop.it
Why We Watch: Lessons from MIT's Study of MOOCs and Engagement
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MOOC MADNESS: Why do some MOOCs succeed in drawing a large and motivated viewership, while others can't keep students watching for more than thirty seconds?
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5 Things Researchers Have Discovered About MOOCs – Wired ...

They were not terribly impressed by the hype the courses had received in the popular media, and they had set out to create a better body of literature about MOOCs—albeit a less sensational one. The MOOC Research ...
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Coursera shifts focus from 'impact on learners' to 'reach of ...

Coursera shifts focus from 'impact on learners' to 'reach of ... | Online tools for academia | Scoop.it
Richard Levin, the new CEO of Coursera, is getting quite clear about the new goals for the company. At first glance the changes might seem semantic in nature, but I believe the semantics are revealing.
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10 lessons learned from MOOCs | Digital Delights

10 lessons learned from MOOCs | Digital Delights | Online tools for academia | Scoop.it
From what works best to clues about the model's future viability, what have massive open online courses taught us? (From what works best to clues about the model's future viability, what have massive open online courses taught u...
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George Washington University Launches a Groundbreaking ...

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George Washington University Launches a Groundbreaking, Collaborative Learning Venture Through a New Open edX Platform. Posted on Aug 7, 2014. Barba-Openedx. One the most-innovative trends in higher education is that of ...
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Tottering Ivory Towers - Brookings Institution

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Tottering Ivory Towers
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In particular, the appearance of “massive open online courses” (MOOCs) over the past few years has thrown many of them for a loop. As others have warned, more such innovations are in the works.
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International Impact of MOOCs Still Up in the Air - U.S. News & World Report

International Impact of MOOCs Still Up in the Air - U.S. News & World Report | Online tools for academia | Scoop.it
International Impact of MOOCs Still Up in the Air
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