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Nov 24

Ageing Well: Falls
People fall because of a complex mix of factors. To reduce falling, it is important to identify these factors, and recognise those that could signify serious, but treatable, underlying medical problems. This interactive course will enable you to: Learn more about why falls are just so important Discover ways of assessing and reducing the risk of falling Recognise when to seek help Explore how to prevent falls and injury During the course, we will meet people who have been affected ...

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MOOC offers overview of hospitality industry - Cornell Chronicle
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MOOC offers overview of hospitality industry Cornell Chronicle Four Cornell School of Hotel Administration (SHA) faculty members will introduce and explore the industry in a new massive open online course (MOOC) titled Introduction to Global Hospitality Management this spring. With the course, SHA seeks to expand ... [Link] Wed, 19 Nov 2014 22:29:06 GMT

Flipping the classroom paradigm - UCAR
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UCAR Flipping the classroom paradigm UCAR Clips from moderated panel discussions were a key part of the MOOC on climate science organized last summer by the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences. The 3- to 5-minute video clips originated from live webinars that included ... U of OK for-credit courses offered as MOOCsEducation Dive all 2 news articles » [Link] Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:56:30 GMT

A Misapplication of MOOCs: Critical Pedagogy Writ Massive
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On November 21 at the OpenEd Conference in Washington, DC, Sean Michael Morris and Jesse Stommel will present on critical digital pedagogy and MOOCs. This is the second of three articles that... The post A Misapplication of MOOCs: Critical Pedagogy Writ Massive appeared first on Hybrid Pedagogy. [Link] Wed, 19 Nov 2014 08:00:36 +0000

Free report on #innovative #pedagogy, practices and use
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The Open University of the UK has just published a new report on innovative pedagogy (37 pages). This is a yearly report (compare it to NMC Horizon report, but with a pure pedagogical focus). In this report they look at ten innovations in teaching, learning and assessment that are gaining influence. I find the focus on social learning of interest, as the report states that "Education can be dramatically enhanced by social networks, a report from The Open University claims. Massive open social learning brings the power of social networks to people taking online courses, by ... [Link] Wed, 19 Nov 2014 08:31:00 +0000

Are MOOCs Working for Us? - Inside Higher Ed (blog)
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BU Today Are MOOCs Working for Us? Inside Higher Ed (blog) This post is the first in a four-part series on MOOC research at Davidson College. We begin with the rationale for our research design and will follow with posts about our planning process, implementation and results. This past spring I had the ... edX at One Year PlusBU Today all 2 news articles » [Link] Tue, 18 Nov 2014 02:18:25 GMT



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