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Learning with MOOCs
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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What Training Professionals Can Learn From MOOCs

What Training Professionals Can Learn From MOOCs | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it

Training professionals need to make MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) adoption a priority for training companies and their customers. Luckily, there is a lot of data and learning available from the current MOOC providers. This article outlines few ways MOOCs can be made into today’s premium training platforms, with ease and effectiveness.

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Rescooped by Peter Mellow from Online Student Engagement in Higher Education

The dirty little secret of online learning: Students are bored and dropping out

The dirty little secret of online learning: Students are bored and dropping out | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Online education has been around for a long time. But massive open online courses are finally making it respectable. Maybe even cool. Let’s not forget, though, that they are still experiments.

Via Dr. Susan Bainbridge, Peter Mellow
drsmetty's curator insight, April 5, 2013 10:53 AM

Interesting remarks on the future of online learning. Mobile is the way to go, but...

Roberto Ivan Ramirez's comment, April 11, 2013 7:55 PM
Why boring? not is enough the online tools and activities, or need other innovative systems and models
Andreas Kuswara's curator insight, April 17, 2013 9:38 PM

“Before smartphones, we went online roughly five times a day, in long chunks, according to Joe Kraus, a partner at Google Ventures. Today, with smartphones, it’s 27 times, in much shorter bursts. Twentieth century instructional methods just don’t work as well for busy, distracted 21st-century learners.”


Well written and concise sobering and critical opinion piece; can help us refocus on few critical points in designing MOOCs or any online learning actually, especially when you are in the high euphoric phase.