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How to Keep the Human Element in Online Classes (EdSurge News)

How to Keep the Human Element in Online Classes (EdSurge News) | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

“Wow. I always thought my online instructors were computers.” 
An online student shared this comment with his instructor after receiving an email from her that included feedback on an assignment. This story, shared with me by the student’s instructor several years ago, resonates with me... 

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Nice set of tips, my students seem to like my dorky videos introducing /demoing parts of their assignments..

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Starting Feb/March: Free (MOOC) Courses for Teachers and Educators

Starting Feb/March: Free (MOOC) Courses for Teachers and Educators | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

There are a  lot of excellent MOOC's (Massive Online Open Classes) available starting inFebruary, as well March, that are free and easy to register for. Most courses last  4-6 weeks, but some are short, others are longer. You decide how much you want to contribute to your course, too. 

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What courses are coming up for Teachers/Educators? Here's a few I'm interested in:
February:
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inspiration4kidz's curator insight, February 1, 2015 12:15 PM

So many things to learn!  We need to figure out how to use these tools that our students will be relying on in the future.