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Epargner et investir
Ce Mooc vous permettra de mieux comprendre le fonctionnement du système financier afin, en tant que citoyen, de pouvoir le questionner et en tant qu’épargnant de pouvoir l’utiliser en confiance en ayant acquis compétence et indépendance.
MOOC Digital Accessibility (french-speaking course)
With the main objective to help to develop digital accessibility, this french-speaking course is structured around five key areas: increase awareness of disability situations, describe the issues raised by digital accessibility, outline the main mechanisms implemented to promote the digital accessibility, present several existing technical solutions (operating systems, software, digital documents ...), present the fundamental concepts in respect of design and develop new digital accessible ...
Digital Transformation of Businesses and Services
On this free online course, you will explore the impact of digital transformation and the issues arising from it, and learn how to implement digital transformation in your organisation, especially where to begin.
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Latest MOOC News
#Ic_moveme Challenges And Opportunities Of Moocs In Iran By Shahrzad Ardavani
, @Ignatia Webs
Education is an economic, political and social development and this idea and the problems this results in is tackled by research from Shahrzad Ardavani. 25% university students leave Iran: lack of jobs, superior research options, avoiding military service, candidates for suitable jobs in governments have to meet many non-professional related factors.
But what is a MOOC and hat does it stand for? Can digital learning of MOOC be applied to Iran and other developing countries. What are the pedagogical problems? MOOCs might not be as efficient for students in developing countries, they cannot ... [Link]
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:15:00 +0000
#Ic_moveme Janesh Sanzgiri On Critical Reflections On Moocs In India @Janeshsanzgiri
, @Ignatia Webs
Fabulous critical talk on MOOCs by Janesh Sanzgiri. In 2013 MOOCs were suggested as the silicon valley salvation of education, including the developing world. But the reality is that most MOOC participants are not the underprivileged class, not really open anymore (movement to pay for assessment and so on). More importantly the current research is heavily skewed to Northern regions. The voice of the global south is being missed in research.
In India MOOCs are used by 15% of Indian learners, MOOCs provided by North.
NPTEL (http://nptel.ac.in/)was first an OER platform. ... [Link]
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:08:00 +0000
#Edtech Education One On One By Mike Sharples
, @Ignatia Webs
Mike Sharples gives a follow-up talk on educational technology, now with a strong focus on contemporary options. The previous talk covered EdTech from 1950-2010 and this talk looks at contemporary technology and pedagogy related to edTech. A link to the full slide deck can be found at the end of this blogpost.
Looking at technology.We are ready for implementations to augment our learning: iphone headphones, translation through earplugs… the augmented human is becoming a reality. Smart earpiece to get informationNow AR/VR exhibition: transparent screens to look into a building, ... [Link]
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:05:00 +0000
#Ic_moveme Jeremy Knox On New Mooc Paradigms Beyond Moocs
, @Ignatia Webs
Jeremy Knox gave a philosophically interesting talk about the effects of MOOCs on education. For a in-depth information, have a look at his recently published wonderful book. What follows are liveblogging notes.
How has the movement of cMOOC/xMOOCs impacted informal learning. This talk is on the emergence of MOOCs and their dominant forms, as well as suggest some new paradigms for MOOC learning (not new theories, but important movements and things that are happening and influence how we understand learning in the MOOC domain).
Looking back to the 2012 and 2013 where the media got ... [Link]
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:53:00 +0000
The Learner Is The Winner
, Stephen's Web ~ OLDaily
Ed Tech Digest,
Oct 19, 2016
Short summary of the University of Pennsylvania’ s Business Education Online Learning Summit on September 19-20. "The key takeaway," writes Anne Trumbore, "is that future of post-graduate business education is global, micro-credentialed, accessible, individualized, and empowering. And the learner is ... [Link]
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:: -0400