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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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MOOCs no longer massive, still attract millions

MOOCs no longer massive, still attract millions | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it

The first ever MOOC I took had 160,000 people signed up for it. The forums were buzzing with activity. New posts were being added every few minutes. If I had any question at all, it had already been asked and answered by someone else. But recently I have noticed forum activity and interactions in MOOCs have declined drastically.

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Confessions of a MOOC professor: three things I learned and two things I worry about

Confessions of a MOOC professor: three things I learned and two things I worry about | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
A scholar who has taught 250,000 students worldwide through the Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) reflects on the changes that these courses are bringing. Should all those in higher ed be worried?
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MOOC vs LMS — the opportunities for workplace learning

MOOC vs LMS — the opportunities for workplace learning | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it

MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses) first emerged in 2008 but became widely known when Stanford University released their first open enrolment course in 2012. Since then, MOOCs have become hugely popular and are offered by leading universities from Harvard to Oxford.


But as MOOCs take the education world by storm, one question remains — can they be used in a corporate training environment?

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MOOCs and Credentialing: A Revolutionary Perspective

MOOCs and Credentialing: A Revolutionary Perspective | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Gordon Rogers says that MOOCs and other alternative forms of credentialing are causing colleges to rethink their approaches.
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