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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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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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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
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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.