Learning with MOOCs
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MOOCs are a new educational learning paradigm. Explore how to use MOOCs effectively and keep up with the latest MOOC news! - The University of Melbourne offer a range of MOOCs, check out out courses --> https://www.coursera.org/unimelb
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Personal Learning MOOC: Instructor Stephen Downes

Personal Learning MOOC: Instructor Stephen Downes | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
This course explores the topic of learning in three ways: first, through an examination of research and development issues related to the topic; second, through interaction with a personal learning environment (specifically: LPSS) to take the course; and third, through activities supporting the development of a personal learning environment at a conceptual level.
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Learning and Connectivism in MOOCs

New version! In this presentation I argue that learning a domain is like learning a language (as opposed to remembering facts and content) and presupposes the learning of various literacies; the talk then outlines the major literacies MOOCs are designed to support.

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Donald Clark Plan B: Downes & Siemens - Connectivists & MOOC men

Donald Clark Plan B: Downes & Siemens - Connectivists & MOOC men | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it

At Online Educa, I gave a talk called '2500 years of learning - the good, the bad and the ugly'. It went down well but at the end Stephen Downes, who was in the audience, came up to me and made the reasonable claim, that I had mentioned Ng & Koller but not his good self. He was right. I have a lot of time for both of these guys, so I have rectified this by writing this short piece and will be including Downes and Siemens in my future versions of the talk. Here's my short piece....

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MOOC completion rates DO matter - The Ed Techie

MOOC completion rates DO matter - The Ed Techie | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
It has become accepted practice amongst those who know about MOOCs to sniff at completion rates. Focusing on them (hell, even mentioning them) demonstrates just how constrained you are by the old ways of thinking daddio. I find this particularly...
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