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New Energy Technologies
This course aims to provide participants with a dual techno-oriented and business-oriented perspective of the issues at play in the development of new energy technologies. It also explores the contributions of key regional and international market players in the transition to more-sustainable energy technologies.

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Higher Education – Caught Between Dystopia And Utopia. And The Way Out!
, The WizIQ Blog
Every time we redefine higher education, we confine it between the two extremes – the old and the new. But now it’s ready to break away from the box.   No matter how we envision the future of higher education, we fundamentally limit it to our own points of view. More often, we oscillate between the two extremes – technology fixing the age-old education system and technology plotting to destroy education.  What Proponents Say?  The actual impact of technology on education is a bone of contention. Proponents consider it to be the perfect solution for disrupting pre-historic higher ... [Link]

Nursing School To Test Out First Massive Open Online Course - Gw Hatchet (Subscription)
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GW Hatchet (subscription) Nursing school to test out first massive open online course GW Hatchet (subscription) Jean Johnson, the former dean and a professor at the School of Nursing, is involved in the creation of the school's first massive open online course, which will be geared towards health care professionals. The MOOC, called “Improving Healthcare Quality ... [Link] Mon, 08 Feb 2016 00:44:55 GMT

Mooc Watch: Low Cost Business Courses From Top Universities - The Australian Financial Review
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The Australian Financial Review MOOC watch: Low cost business courses from top universities The Australian Financial Review US massive open online course provider Coursera has launched several new suites of business courses, on topics that include entrepreneurship and business modelling (from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania), human resource ... [Link] Sun, 07 Feb 2016 01:42:35 GMT

Wood Shop Enters The Age Of High-Tech - New York Times
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New York Times Wood Shop Enters the Age of High-Tech New York Times And tinkering is being promoted on college campuses from M.I.T. to Santa Clara University, as well as in high schools and elementary schools. There's even a massive open online course, offered by the MOOC provider Coursera and taught by three ... [Link] Fri, 05 Feb 2016 18:53:25 GMT

5 Tips To Become A Successful Online Learner
, The WizIQ Blog
Whenever we talk about success of online learning, we emphasize on the skills and capabilities of an instructor. It never strikes us that even learners have an equally important role to play. In this post, Rosmery Ribera – an expert in teaching English language and a CO16 presenter shares her tips on ‘how to be a successful online learner’. Educators must take notice of this as this would help them turn their learners into successful learners. Online learning is here to stay. Whether we take advantage of this ongoing education process is up to each of us. We ... [Link]



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