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April 21

ROM 5.1: Calidad de Aguas Portuarias (2ª edición)
La ROM 5.1 es una herramienta metodológica y técnica para la gestión (manejo) integral de las aguas portuarias, con incidencia directa sobre el diseño, evaluación y seguimiento ambiental de las obras de infraestructura pero, principalmente, sobre las actividades y operaciones portuarias. Esta herramienta se estructura en cuatro grandes programas: el Programa de delimitación y tipificación de las unidades de gestión acuática portuarias (ordenación del medio), el Programa de evaluaci...

April 28

Programmation sur iPhone et iPad
Ce cours s'adresse aux personnes compétentes en programmation et possédant de bonnes notions sur l'utilisation des langages objets (Objective C, C++, Java, Ada), des langages procéduraux (C) ainsi que des principes de base en système d'exploitation (interruptions, notion d'événement, etc). Ce MOOC de 10 semaines est consacré à la programmation sur iPhone et iPad. Les séances abordent successivement les principaux mécanismes offerts par iOS pour le développement d'...

May 5

Aprende Análisis Estadístico de Datos con R (2ª edición)
R es un entorno informático de computación estadística y de generación de gráficos. R funciona en un amplio rango de sistemas operativos como UNIX, Windows o MacOS. Pese a su potencialidad, versatilidad y flexibilidad; R puede parecer árido en el momento en que el usuario trata de interaccionar con sus componentes. Se suele decir que “la curva de aprendizaje es lenta”. Sin embargo, los resultados que produce son ampliamente satisfactorios. Este curso está destinado a “lubricar” es...

Curso Básico en Economía (2ª edición)
En este curso ofrecemos al alumno las claves básicas para comprender los principios básicos que rigen la economía que nos rodea en el día a día.

May 19

Explore the Lost Harbour of Ancient Rome - Archaeology of Portus MOOC (FutureLearn)
This free online course will focus on the archaeological work in progress at the Roman site of Portus and explores how we work at Portus and what the site tells us about the Roman Mediterranean and imperial Rome itself. The MOOC will provide access to Portus Project research data, which was funded by the AHRC and the Soprintendenza Speciale per i Beni Archeologici di Roma. In this way the MOOC will encourage real archaeological activities by learners. The MOOC will reflect the international co...

October 15

The Fascination of Crystals and Symmetry
Rubies, sugar, snowflakes: crystals are beauty, arranged in grid structures. This MOOC explains the basic building blocks of crystals, their symmetrical structure and introduces free software for crystal structure exploring.­­

November 3

Internationales Agrarmanagement
Landwirtschaft ist heute Management. Um wirtschaftlich entscheiden zu können, brauchen Agraringenieure und Landwirte ausgeprägtes Fachwissen. Das vermittelt der Kurs anhand realer, aktueller Betriebsbeispiele. Auf Deutsch und Russisch.

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University gives updates on MOOC accreditation - FIUSM
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University gives updates on MOOC accreditation FIUSM The University's Massive Open Online Course program is finally adapting to the State's demands, requiring students to take a final exam to receive credits for any MOOC. The finalized proposal on how the University would meet Florida's MOOC ... [Link] Fri, 18 Apr 2014 23:22:44 GMT

Hack Education Weekly News: Udacity Charges for Certificates, a Harry Potter MOOC, and Other Ed-Tech "Magic Formulas"
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In this week's news: more details about the new SAT. Udacity will no longer offer free certification to its MOOC completers. Coursera's CEO rewrites online education history. Tony Bates is retiring. Chegg buys a daily deals site. 60 years after Brown v Board of Education, US schools are resegregating. RIP Gabriel García Márquez. And hey! My other project Educating Modern Learners is now live! [Link] Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:53:10 PDT

Imagining MOOCs For a Developing World - EdSurge
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StarAfrica.com Imagining MOOCs For a Developing World EdSurge No presentation by the leader of a major MOOC organizations would be complete without the tale of a student dodging bullets or walking from a remote village to a slightly less remote school to participate in a massive online course (with extra points ... Rules for international students contemplating MOOCsImperial Valley News Uyi Stewart's take on the role of MOOCs in Nigeria, and the new coursesStarAfrica.com all 3 news articles » [Link] Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:51:23 GMT

MOOCs: One Size Doesn’t Fit All
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My colleague, Amy Bruckman, considers in her blog how HCI design principles lead us to question whether MOOCs can achieve their goals. Can a MOOC teach course content to anyone, anywhere? It’s an imagination-grabbing idea. Maybe everyone could learn about topics from the greatest teachers in the world! Create the class once, and millions could […] [Link] Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:38:52 +0000

Inside Hogwarts Is Here, the Harry Potter MOOC that lets you study wizardry ... - Washington Post (blog)
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Washington Post (blog) Inside Hogwarts Is Here, the Harry Potter MOOC that lets you study wizardry ... Washington Post (blog) Hogwarts Is Here is the newly launched, fantastically elaborate brainchild of 24-year-old Web developer Keith Cardin, and it's essentially a volunteer-run MOOC (massive open online course) for Muggles who wish Potions and History of Magic were actual ... Fan-Made Harry Potter MOOC Does Hogwarts Better Than PottermoreThe Wire Good News For Aspiring Wizards: You Can Now Take Online Hogwarts CoursesTIME The Hogwarts School of Witchcraft & Wizardr... [Link] Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:41:50 GMT



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