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How to Beat Online Procrastination: Make It As Unenjoyable As Possible - Slate Magazine
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Slate Magazine How to Beat Online Procrastination: Make It As Unenjoyable As Possible Slate Magazine On average, students allotted 2.7 hours per day to spend on distracting websites and went over that limit four times during the nine-week MOOC. Even though the software sent them a daily email at 6:45 a.m. reminding them of that limit and asking if ... and more » [Link] Fri, 24 Apr 2015 20:41:34 GMT

Point, Click, Learn: Compliance Education Goes MOOC - Corporate Counsel (registration)
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Point, Click, Learn: Compliance Education Goes MOOC Corporate Counsel (registration) For in-house lawyers who want a better grasp on compliance issues, there's now a MOOC for that. MOOC stands for Massive Open Online Course, an online educational experience—often run through a university—that allows anyone from anywhere to tune ... [Link] Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:48:48 GMT

Arizona State U 'MOOCs for credit' program faces unanswered accreditation questions
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Arizona State U's accreditor has yet to review the institution's "MOOCs for credit" initiative. Experts are unsure what such a review might bring.Editorial Tags: AccreditationMOOCsArizona [Link] Fri, 24 Apr 2015 07:00:00 +0000

Researching MOOCs
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In February we held the first annual review meeting for the EmployID project, which is focused on identity transformation and continuing professional development in European Public Employment Services. As part of the review process we have to deliver a series of (substantial) reports detailing the work we have done in different work packages in the […] [Link] Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:58:47 +0000

ASU, edX and The Black Knight: MOOCs are not dead yet
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By Phil HillMore Posts (307) In 2012 I wrote a post during the emergence of MOOC mania, pointing out some barriers that must be overcome for the new model to survive. So what are the barriers that must be overcome for … Continue reading → The post ASU, edX and The Black Knight: MOOCs are not dead yet appeared first on e-Literate. [Link] Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:24:39 +0000

At this college, you only pay if you pass - Fusion
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Fusion At this college, you only pay if you pass Fusion Students won't have to pay unless they successfully complete a course, and unlike some one-off courses offered on MOOC providers like Coursera and edX, ASU is a nationally recognized university, meaning the credit is very likely to be transferable. and more » [Link] Thu, 23 Apr 2015 18:52:47 GMT

UW-Madison offering Shakespeare MOOC - University of Wisconsin-Madison
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University of Wisconsin-Madison UW-Madison offering Shakespeare MOOC University of Wisconsin-Madison On April 26, on the heels of William Shakespeare's birthday, the University of Wisconsin-Madison will launch its third free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) of 2015, “Shakespeare in Community,” to an audience of more than 12,700 enrolled participants. and more » [Link] Thu, 23 Apr 2015 12:36:36 GMT

Join the MOOC in Economics at Hanze UAS, Groningen - Eurogates
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Eurogates Join the MOOC in Economics at Hanze UAS, Groningen Eurogates This MOOC titled “Introductory Course in Economics at University of Applied Sciences” will cover basic concepts of business, management and economics. At the same time, it doesn't require any prior background in these fields to enroll and will be ... [Link] Thu, 23 Apr 2015 19:22:05 GMT

Dos nuevos MOOC en español de Coursera para realizar en cualquier momento - WWWhat's new? (blog)
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Dos nuevos MOOC en español de Coursera para realizar en cualquier momento WWWhat's new? (blog) Hace unos días el equipo de Coursera anunció un nuevo socio que se uniría a la plataforma: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Gracias a esta nueva integración podemos acceder a dos nuevos cursos online y gratuitos en español, que podemos ... [Link] Wed, 22 Apr 2015 17:02:03 GMT

Promising Full College Credit, Arizona State University Offers Online Freshman ... - New York Times
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Wall Street Journal Promising Full College Credit, Arizona State University Offers Online Freshman ... New York Times In 2012, MOOCs, coming from the nation's top universities — edX started with M.I.T. and Harvard, while Coursera grew out of Stanford — signaled new possibilities for bringing high-quality college education to anyone around the world with Internet access. Arizona State University, EdX To Offer Full Freshman Year Curriculum OnlineInternational Business Times Arizona State University to offer freshman year online, for creditWashington Post all 17 news articles&... [Link] Thu, 23 Apr 2015 01:52:20 GMT

Using Somebody app at #eMOOCs2015 conference? Art & communication
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Would you be willing to use the Somebody app at an academic learning conference? Being able to connect with people you know, through strangers? Getting more conversations going? I would, so I wonder whether the Somebody app could be used regularly during the eMOOCs2015 conference in Mons, Belgium (18 - 20 May 2015). Like everyone, I have my own chosen key artists. They inspire me, something in me aligns with the art they produce, and I turn to their work/ideas when I feel in need for energy or difference. One of these artists is Miranda July. To me she is a core artist, a living artist ... [Link] Thu, 23 Apr 2015 08:19:00 +0000

Arizona State, edX team to offer freshman year online through MOOCs
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Arizona State U, in partnership with edX, will award a freshman year's worth of academic credit through massive open online courses.Editorial Tags: MOOCs [Link] Wed, 22 Apr 2015 22:10:00 +0000

Stanford president refines his vision for MOOCs in education
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These do sound like the kinds of things that learning scientists were saying at the start of the MOOC hype (like this post), but I’m glad that he now realizes that MOOCs have limited use and that students vary widely. And as for MOOCs, which many still predict will displace traditional teaching, he said that […] [Link] Wed, 22 Apr 2015 12:25:01 +0000

A Guide to Financial Education for Doctors - Investopedia
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Investopedia A Guide to Financial Education for Doctors Investopedia A few of the top MOOC providers include; Coursera, Edx and ITunesU. Frequently, the online education programs partner with top American and International colleges and universities to offer state of the art education. (For more, see How to Become a ... [Link] Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:11:12 GMT

Free eBook on #mobile learning in context
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The eLearning Guild keeps distributing relevant and updated eLearning information with an amazingly high frequency. They keep providing me with information that helps me keep an eye on corporate training based regularly on academic evidence-based findings and I love it. The wonderful freely available eBook "Mobile in context" combines contemporary mobile learning insights from experts around the world, engaged in formal, informal, academic and corporate mobile learning. The contributing editor Janet Clarey assembled a 23 page booklet with 7 chapters all dedicated to mLearning: mobile ... [Link] Tue, 21 Apr 2015 07:14:00 +0000

Despite popularity, experts remain divided on MOOCs - Duke Chronicle
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Duke Chronicle Despite popularity, experts remain divided on MOOCs Duke Chronicle “In terms of the number of Coursera courses produced, Duke is one of the top 10 schools,” said Lynne O'Brien, associate vice provost for digital and online education initiatives. “Out of the top 20 Coursera courses of all time, Duke has three of those.”. and more » [Link] Mon, 20 Apr 2015 04:57:01 GMT

6 Tips for Creating a 'Mini' MOOC - Campus Technology
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Campus Technology 6 Tips for Creating a 'Mini' MOOC Campus Technology For Fomin, the answer lay with an alternative MOOC platform, Canvas Network, which is run by the same company, Instructure, that produces her campus' chosen learning management system, Canvas. Canvas Network will host courses from two-year and ... [Link] Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:55:25 GMT

This page in: - World Bank Group
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This page in: World Bank Group The World Bank Group is launching a new MOOC on climate change on April 20 and it's HUGE. In fact, it's Massive. This Massive Open Online Course, hosted on Coursera, is FREE and contains the most recent scientific evidence on climate change. [Link] Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:41:15 GMT

Free UNSW online course on personalised medicine - The Australian Financial Review
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The Australian Financial Review Free UNSW online course on personalised medicine The Australian Financial Review The University of NSW will launch a free online course next month with MOOC provider Coursera called Myths and Realities of Personalised Medicine: The Genetic Revolution. It will explore how growing knowledge of the human genome is enabling accurate ... [Link] Sun, 19 Apr 2015 02:02:33 GMT

Coursera's Andrew Ng: How MOOCs Are Taking Local Knowledge Global - Knowledge@Wharton
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Coursera's Andrew Ng: How MOOCs Are Taking Local Knowledge Global Knowledge@Wharton Coursera co-founder Andrew Ng is widely considered a pioneer in the field of artificial intelligence. Along with Daphne Koller, he is the co-founder of Coursera, the massive open online course (MOOC) platform, in April 2012. In just a little more than ... [Link] Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:56:50 GMT

Sonic Foundry: Is An Inflection Point Imminent? - Seeking Alpha
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Seeking Alpha Sonic Foundry: Is An Inflection Point Imminent? Seeking Alpha Next, I see more and more people turning to their computers to visit major online education platforms such as Khan Academy, Coursera, and edX to (1) either take massive open online courses (or MOOCs) on topics previously unavailable to them and/or (2) ... and more » [Link] Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:05:31 GMT

Wharton online director: We want to help shape the future of learning - Education Dive
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Education Dive Wharton online director: We want to help shape the future of learning Education Dive An early adopter in the space among its peers, Wharton was among the first to embrace MOOCs upon Coursera's launch in 2012. A Wharton Business Foundations course track is among the "Specializations" offered on the platform, with a paid certificate and ... [Link] Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:40:34 GMT

MOOC : l'essor des cours en ligne ouverts à tous
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Display Jérôme Cartegini, Clubic, Apr 16, 2015 Good article en franç ais about the origin of MOOCs and how they developed over time. It covers the gamut from our original MOOCs in 2008 to the Stanford AI course to projects like EdX. It also looks at accessing MOOCs, content and organization, and the limits of the concept of open online learning. It's nice to see an informed an accurate model, in contrast to, say, this piece of  revisionist history from Udemy which paints themselves as the originator of MOOCs on a timeline that begins in 2011. Thanks to ... [Link] Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:: -0400

California’s multi-million dollar online education flop is another blow for MOOCs
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Display Ryan Derousseau, The Hechinbger Report, Apr 16, 2015 According to this article, "the Online Instruction Pilot Project has become another expensive example of the ineffectiveness— so far, anyway— of once-vaunted plans to widen access to college degrees by making them available online, including in massive online open courses, known as MOOCs." To be clear, in this particular project, "to make the program self-sustaining, non-UC students were allowed to enroll, too— for $1,000 to $2,000 per course— and to earn academic credit." So here's what ... [Link] Wed, 15 Apr 2015 08:: -0400

Genomic Data Science Course Invades MOOC Platform - International Business Times AU
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International Business Times AU Genomic Data Science Course Invades MOOC Platform International Business Times AU A genomic data science course designed by John Hopkins University would soon hit massive online open course platform Coursera.org, a Forbes report revealed on Monday. The six-course specialisation will cover the basics of molecular biology, DNA and ... [Link] Wed, 15 Apr 2015 07:07:41 GMT

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