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Welcome to ds106

Welcome to ds106 | the MOOC monthly | Scoop.it
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Classic non-commercial MOOC on Digital Storytelling, started by Jim Groom back in the pre-Stanford era in 2010 and looking fantastic. Open content, open #4life. 

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Perspective: Coursera Pulls Plug From Online Course About Creating Online Courses | WiredAcademic

Perspective: Coursera Pulls Plug From Online Course About Creating Online Courses | WiredAcademic | the MOOC monthly | Scoop.it
The biggest problem was breaking our class of more than 41,000 students into discussion groups. Dr. Wirth asked us to sign up using a Google spreadsheet.
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When MOOCs go wrong ..

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Coursera: Fundamentals of Online Education: Planning and Application

Coursera: Fundamentals of Online Education: Planning and Application | the MOOC monthly | Scoop.it

"This is an introductory course on the fundamentals of online education. You will learn how to convert your face-to-face class into a robust online course based on theory and practice."

 

"In this course you will learn about the fundamentals of online education. The emphasis will be on planning and application. In the planning phase, you will explore online learning pedagogy, online course design,privacy and copyright issues, online assessments, managing an online class, web tools and Learning Management Systems. In the application phase, you will create online learning materials. The final project for the course will consist of you building an online course based on everything that you learned and created in the course."

 

Starts: Jan 28th 2013, runs for 6 weeks.

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E-learning and Digital Cultures

E-learning and Digital Cultures | the MOOC monthly | Scoop.it

"This course will explore how digital cultures and learning cultures connect, and what this means for e-learning theory and practice. Follow this course at #edcmooc."

 

Taught by Jeremy Knox, Sian Bayne, Hamish Macleod, Jen Ross and Christine Sinclair, and based from University of Edinburgh.

 

Starts: Jan 28th 2013, runs for 6 weeks

 

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Antioch U. Will Offer MOOC’s for Credit Through Coursera - The Ticker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Antioch U. Will Offer MOOC’s for Credit Through Coursera - The Ticker - The Chronicle of Higher Education | the MOOC monthly | Scoop.it
Antioch Los Angeles to offer credit for Coursera courses http://t.co/3n4kDIE3 #MOOC...
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Webinar: What is a MOOC? : JISC

Webinar: What is a MOOC? : JISC | the MOOC monthly | Scoop.it
This webinar has now finished. Watch the recording and view the presentation slides on Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs).
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JISC webinar with some good presentations .. useful background and summary of where we were with MOOCs in July 2012

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Coursera: Surviving disruptive technologies

Coursera: Surviving disruptive technologies | the MOOC monthly | Scoop.it

"The purpose of this course is to help participants and the organizations they encounter survive the waves of technological disruptions facing business, government, education and their daily lives."

 

Case studies from organisations that have faced technological disruption including Kodak, Blockbusters, Borders, books and publishing and education.

 

Starts: Mar 25th 2013, runs for 7 weeks

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Udacity - HTML5 Game Development Course (CS 255)

Udacity - HTML5 Game Development Course (CS 255) | the MOOC monthly | Scoop.it

"This course will walk you through the major components of building GRITS, an HTML5 game. We'll talk about how to take standard game development techniques, and use them to create high performance HTML5 applications."

 

Taught by Colt McAnlis, who is a Developer Advocate at Google, and Sean Bennett.

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Daphne Koller, the AI Researcher Who Founded Coursera | MIT Technology Review

Daphne Koller, the AI Researcher Who Founded Coursera | MIT Technology Review | the MOOC monthly | Scoop.it
Experts in artificial intelligence are leaving academia to bring online learning to the world. But their most radical ideas are still on hold.
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