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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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Guidelines for Quality Assurance and Accreditation of MOOCs

Guidelines for Quality Assurance and Accreditation of MOOCs | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have emerged as an educational innovation with the potential to increase access to and improve the quality of education. Different stakeholders in education view MOOCs from different perspectives. However, there are common questions related to the quality of these courses and to the granting of equivalent credits. This document provides a set of guidelines designed to support decision making about the sorts of quality measures that are appropriate in different contexts. These MOOC Quality Guidelines can be used by governments, accreditation agencies, institutions and learners with an interest in developing, running, accrediting or participating in MOOCs, to improve quality assurance (QA) and accreditation.
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How are Open Access and MOOCS disrupting the academic community in different ways?

How are Open Access and MOOCS disrupting the academic community in different ways? | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
While the development of open access (OA) publishing and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have been labeled a disruption to publishing and the academic community, a new study out today in SAGE Open finds that OA has a more tempered impact on scholarship while the impact of MOOCs on teaching is more severe.
Read more at http://scienceblog.com/67398/how-are-open-access-and-moocs-disrupting-the-academic-community-in-different-ways/#1UT8i46XOlmTHYxP.99
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Critics see mismatch between Coursera's mission, business model

Critics see mismatch between Coursera's mission, business model | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Coursera's decision to charge learners in some massive open online courses up front -- viewed by some as inevitable -- has critics asking if the MOOC provider is diverging from its mission of universal access.
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