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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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Does Gamification in MOOC Discussion Forums Work?

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are a new form of learning environment aimed towards accessibility and openness using contemporary technologies. One of the MOOC's key features is the social interaction which usually takes place in discussion
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elearning at eCampus ULg's curator insight, June 18, 2017 8:51 AM
Gamification aspect is not the easiest approach for Massive course but it does serve motivation and bring a nice touch of innovation in our teaching and learning.
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Are MOOC Discussion Forums Good for Anything? How to Make them Work for You

Are MOOC Discussion Forums Good for Anything? How to Make them Work for You | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
My MOOC pet peeve: when professors require students to post on discussion forums as a part of the course grade. It creates a lot of meaningless chatter - one person writes something mildly intelligent, and a hundred others post something to the effect of “I agree.” In general, I avoid courses that come with such a requirement. But I decided to look past this bias when I registered for “Beyond Silicon Valley: Growing Entrepreneurship in Transitioning Economies.” As I’ve written previously, this course was enormously relevant to my work. So rather than let my negative feelings about obligatory posting get in the way of my experience, I decided to make the course a laboratory for experimenting with how to get the maximum value out of discussion forums. Here is what I learned.
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Out of the echo chamber: New grant enables research into online course forums

Out of the echo chamber: New grant enables research into online course forums | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Justin Reich, executive director of the Teaching Systems Lab at MIT's Office of Digital Learning, was awarded a research grant by Spencer Foundation.
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