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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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Coursera's 2017: Year in Review — Class Central

Coursera's 2017: Year in Review — Class Central | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
New CEO, Series-D funding, Coursera for Business takes off, return of star Co-Founder, and more.
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A Product at Every Price: A Review of MOOC Stats and Trends in 2017 — Class Central

A Product at Every Price: A Review of MOOC Stats and Trends in 2017 — Class Central | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
The big MOOC providers now have a product at every price point - from free to millions of dollars.
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How a Video Boom Led to Better Campus Collaboration

When MOOCs generated a huge demand for video production at Princeton University, the institution responded with organizational change, an AV upgrade and a new commitment to sharing campus resources.
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Coursera, purveyor of MOOCs, bets big on university degrees

Coursera, purveyor of MOOCs, bets big on university degrees | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Coursera and other purveyors of massive open online courses supposedly signaled the end of traditional credentials and, as some told it, universities. Now the company is betting big on both.
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200 universities just launched 600 free online courses. Here’s the full list. —

200 universities just launched 600 free online courses. Here’s the full list. — | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
If you haven’t heard, universities around the world are offering their courses online for free (or at least partially free). These courses are collectively called MOOCs or Massive Open Online Courses. In the past six years or so, close to 800 universities have created more than 8,000 of these MOOCs. And I’ve been keepin
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Mercer bets on MOOCs

Mercer bets on MOOCs | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it

Mercer, the global consulting firm, has announced a strategic alliance with edX, a massive open online course (MOOC) provider.

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Ten Most Popular MOOCs Starting in February 2018 — Class Central

Ten Most Popular MOOCs Starting in February 2018 — Class Central | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
The best new free online courses starting in February 2018
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A visionary to save the Open University – or the man who will run it into the ground?

A visionary to save the Open University – or the man who will run it into the ground? | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
The OU’s vice-chancellor, Peter Horrocks, says it must adapt to a world where Facebook or LinkedIn could start doing degree courses on a global scale

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Embry-Riddle to Run MOOC on Drone Operation -- Campus Technology

Embry-Riddle to Run MOOC on Drone Operation -- Campus Technology | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will be offering a free online course on how to operate drones.
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MasterClass Online Classes

MasterClass Online Classes | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
MasterClass offers online classes created for students of all skill levels. Our instructors are the best in the world.
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Not a MOOC as we have known it, but the quality in these show reels for the courses show the depth that this group has gone to make really effective video content for online courses.
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Peter Mellow's curator insight, December 13, 2017 9:11 PM
Not a MOOC as we have known it, but the quality in these show reels for the courses show the depth that this group has gone to make really effective video content for online courses.

The Ron Howard clip on directing is gold!
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Meet the Independent MOOC Whose Performance Rivals the Big Platforms — Class Central

Meet the Independent MOOC Whose Performance Rivals the Big Platforms — Class Central | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Top 50 MOOC with 120,000 students and a 40% completion rate
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How the corporate world's 'microlearning' approach can shake up the industry

How the corporate world's  'microlearning' approach can shake up the industry | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it

News, voices and jobs for education professionals. Optimized for your mobile phone.
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More Colleges Are Offering Microcredentials—And Developing Them The Way Businesses Make New Products - EdSurge News

If 2012 was “The Year of the MOOC”—massive open online courses, usually offered for free—2017 could be “The Year of the Microcredential.”A growin
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Udacity's Revenues Reach $70 Million in 2017 — Class Central

Udacity's Revenues Reach $70 Million in 2017 — Class Central | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
8 million learners, 50,000+ Nanodegree students, and 27,000 Nanodegree graduates.
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Boeing and NASA Partner with MIT’s Professional Development Arm to Produce Online Courses — Class Central

Boeing and NASA Partner with MIT’s Professional Development Arm to Produce Online Courses — Class Central | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
The MOOC Model Comes to Corporate Training
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New Study Finds Discrimination and Bias in Online Course Forums

New Study Finds Discrimination and Bias in Online Course Forums | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Among online course participants in a 2017 Georgia Tech Computer Science course, the percentage of women and ethnic minorities enrolled was double the national average. A new study suggests that the issues of diversity, discrimination, and equity in online courses go far beyond mere enrollment.
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Closing the Skills Gap One MOOC at a Time: How Google is Transforming the Lifelong Learning Environment

Closing the Skills Gap One MOOC at a Time: How Google is Transforming the Lifelong Learning Environment | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Creating opportunities for individuals to gain critical, labor-market relevant skills through a sub-degree credential program is one example of how corporations can make a difference in supporting lifelong learning.
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Be More Flexible: Learn A New Language With MOOCs — Class Central

Be More Flexible: Learn A New Language With MOOCs — Class Central | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Learn Spanish, Italian, English, Chinese, Korean, and other languages with these free online courses
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Here are 330 Ivy League courses you can take online right now for free

The 8 Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of…
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The Metamorphosis of MOOCs - EdSurge News

The Metamorphosis of MOOCs    - EdSurge News | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
At a recent meeting of educational technology policy advisors, a well-informed university CIO casually declared that MOOCs were history. It’s true the
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The 10 Hottest Coursera Courses of 2017

The 10 Hottest Coursera Courses of 2017 | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
There are more than 8,000 online courses out there. These are some of the best.
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Education technology meets its limits

Education technology meets its limits | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Developing skills-based online courses and credentials is the easy part. The hard part is getting employers to pay attention.
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How Much Does Student Engagement with Videos and Forums in a MOOC Affect Their Achievement? | Bonafini | Online Learning

How Much Does Student Engagement with Videos and Forums in a MOOC Affect Their Achievement?
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Video: Increasing Student Interaction with Lightboard

Video: Increasing Student Interaction with Lightboard | Learning with MOOCs | Scoop.it
Lightboard is a tool that allows instructors to face their students while teaching writing on the board.
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Un outil à découvrir pour tous les enseignants et mis à disposition de nos enseignants ULiège depuis un mois
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Computer thinks you're dumb: automated essay grading in the world of MOOCs

Let us consider the following scenario. You have enrolled in a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) offered by a world renowned university. After four weeks of solid work you have completed your first assignment…
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