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Maximize Event ROI with a Mobile App | DoubleDutch

Maximize Event ROI with a Mobile App | DoubleDutch | Personal Learning | Scoop.it
Increase return on investment for your meeting, tradeshow, or conference with a branded mobile event app by DoubleDutch.
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At some point, even the most digital of learning experiences steps into the real world. This is where event management and digital meet.

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The LMS and the MOOC

Keynote on the topic of the LMS and the MOOC model. Abstract: "With the widespread adoption of the massive open online course (MOOC) over the last year, questio
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Great thought leadership from Stephen Downes - though it is still hard to see how this is going to play out in reality. Clearly we are in the early phases of maturity around MOOCs as a platform. Will take some time for detailed case studies to emerge.

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Carnegie Mellon Takes Online Courses to Another Level with Its Open Learning Initiative

Carnegie Mellon Takes Online Courses to Another Level with Its Open Learning Initiative | Personal Learning | Scoop.it
Open online courses—massive or otherwise—are revolutionizing higher education by making learning more and more accessible.
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Significant cost in bringing the tech and content together - from 500k-1 million per course.

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The Future Is Now: 15 Innovations to Watch For - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)

The Future Is Now: 15 Innovations to Watch For - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) | Personal Learning | Scoop.it
Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)
The Future Is Now: 15 Innovations to Watch For
Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)
The Future Is Now: 15 Innovations to Watch For ...
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Good list of trends that we've been seeing for at least 10 years. Many are still some way off - but technology is continuing to transform the way that we learn and how we collaborate.

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Three Things Internet Startups Can Teach Big Business

Three Things Internet Startups Can Teach Big Business | Personal Learning | Scoop.it
source: Spin Sucks By Joe Cardillo Last week marked three full months of working at a startup. In that time I’ve learned dozens of things, ranging from email marketing and lead generation to biz de...
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But are big business ready to learn? 

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The dirty little secret of online learning: Students are bored and dropping out

The dirty little secret of online learning: Students are bored and dropping out | Personal Learning | Scoop.it
Online education has been around for a long time. But massive open online courses are finally making it respectable. Maybe even cool. Let’s not forget, though, that they are still experiments.
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Seems to be a lot of hype in the education platform space. This is refreshing

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Just putting up lectures on an LMS does not a MOOC make | wisdemy

Just putting up lectures on an LMS does not a MOOC make | wisdemy | Personal Learning | Scoop.it
High quality interactive content, scaleable grading systems and big data collection. Few of the things I find absolutely interesting about the current crop of online learning efforts.
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The old content vs platform conundrum. 

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