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After the Hype, Do MOOC Ventures Like edX Still Matter?

After the Hype, Do MOOC Ventures Like edX Still Matter? | MOOCs | Scoop.it
Five years and 11 million students on, Anant Agarwal, chief executive of the nonprofit organization, says there is still plenty of innovation to come from the venture and its university partners: “We’re just getting started.”

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6 reasons why institutions offer MOOCs—and whether or not they’re working - eCampus News

6 reasons why institutions offer MOOCs—and whether or not they’re working - eCampus News | MOOCs | Scoop.it
According to a new report, there are six main reasons why institutions are offering MOOCs, but only two of them are actually working.

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From Collectivism to Connectivism - YouTube

Keynote for Changemakers 2014, at the Science Exchange in Adelaide on 21 October 2014. The transition to connectivist civilisation takes some getting used to...

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David Hain's curator insight, October 21, 2014 2:25 AM

The way we are now to the way we will be, nice keynote from Mark Pesce

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Universities Rethinking Their Use of Massive Online Courses

Universities Rethinking Their Use of Massive Online Courses | MOOCs | Scoop.it

“The MOOC was a good starting point. It’s a lot of work, and if you don’t have a strategy, you kind of lose the value,” she said.


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Agree that MOOCs need to fit ito an overall strategy.

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UNE shuts down its loss-making MOOCs

UNE shuts down its loss-making MOOCs | MOOCs | Scoop.it
The University of New England (UNE) has shut down its pioneering experiment with massive open online courses (MOOCs) because it could not make it pay.

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News: Published in a Book. Disclaimer: A Book About MOOCs.

News: Published in a Book. Disclaimer: A Book About MOOCs. | MOOCs | Scoop.it
Oh MOOCs, how I mock thee. It has been a while. But now I am associated with this Invasion of the MOOCs: The Promises and Perils of Massive Open Online Courses has just been published by Parlor Pre...

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When big data meets education

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Fareed speaks with Anant Agarwal, who runs edX, a so-called massive open online course or MOOC. Watch the full interview this Sunday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN.

So one of the criticisms people make about MOOCS is the very successful, it's vast.

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Online Learning: From Beginning to MOOCs - Infographic

Some Massive Open Online Classes (MOOCs) have brought together over 250,000 students. Wow.

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Want something to do on sabbatical? Create a MOOC!

Want something to do on sabbatical? Create a MOOC! | MOOCs | Scoop.it

Eric Klopfer, a professor at MIT, was on sabbatical and decided that instead of going the typical academic route of writing a book, he would create a MOOC. “I thought of it as another form of valuable academic contribution with more practical consequences than an academic book often has,” said Klopfer.


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ExtensionEngine's curator insight, October 21, 2014 7:44 AM

Hey, is our "EdTechX" moniker catching on?

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The Real Revolution in Online Education Isn't MOOCs

The Real Revolution in Online Education Isn't MOOCs | MOOCs | Scoop.it
Why competency-based education matters.

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Competency-based education has always mattered....

 

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What you're NOT discussing about MOOCs - eCampus News

What you're NOT discussing about MOOCs - eCampus News | MOOCs | Scoop.it
What are we not talking about when we’re talking about MOOCs? The debate frequently omits discussing contingent faculty, rising tuition, or public funding.

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7 Things You Should Read About the LMS/Learning Ecosystem | EDUCAUSE.edu

7 Things You Should Read About the LMS/Learning Ecosystem | EDUCAUSE.edu | MOOCs | Scoop.it

The LMS/Learning Ecosystem refers to the online learning environment as a continuum, with the LMS at one end and a student’s or faculty member’s own collection of applications, tools, and websites at the other. This model provides for a more robust and varied teaching and learning environment, one that is frequently managed actively by students or by faculty.


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