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Glocal MOOCs
, The corridor of uncertainty
[Link] 2015-02-28T12:02:00.002+01:00

free mMOOC design paper and upcoming #mLearncon
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The upcoming mobile learning conference organised by the eLearning Guild: mLearnCon (10 - 13 June 2015 in Austin, Texas) will bring mobile learning enthusiasts together and offer great networking opportunities. If you have a speaking proposal in mind, you can submit it here. In running up to the conference, I remembered that I did not share a mobile design paper from 2013, which was published in the Mobile Handbook, an award winning book edited by Zane Berge and Lyn Muilenburg. Because the design emerged from two early online courses on mobile learning (MobiMOOC), I thought it would be ... [Link] Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:04:00 +0000

First MOOC of its Kind Teaches Students to Use Journalism for Social Change - UC Berkeley
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First MOOC of its Kind Teaches Students to Use Journalism for Social Change UC Berkeley BERKELEY, CA – On March 4th the University of California, Berkeley's Goldman School of Public Policy, Berkeley's MOOCLab and EdX and will launch the first ever Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) focused on using solution-based journalism to drive ... [Link] Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:31:08 GMT

Final installment of Eric Foner's online course launches on non-... - CU Columbia Spectator
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CU Columbia Spectator Final installment of Eric Foner's online course launches on non-... CU Columbia Spectator In the past, Columbia has offered a number MOOC courses on the for-profit platform Coursera. However, Foner said he wanted to ensure that his course be offered online entirely for free—an option not available on Coursera. “I didn't want this to be ... [Link] Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:36:07 GMT

Meet the New, Self-Appointed MOOC Accreditors: Google and Instagram - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) (blog)
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Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) (blog) Meet the New, Self-Appointed MOOC Accreditors: Google and Instagram Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) (blog) Some of the biggest MOOC producers, including Daphne Koller's Coursera, may have figured out how to get employers to accept free online courses as credentials: Get big-name companies to help design them. (Neilson Barnard, Getty Images, for The New ... Mooc Developer Disrupts Business Education Online With Tech GroupsBusinessBecause all 20 news articles » [Link] Wed, 11 Feb 2015 23:00:23 GMT

Dementia course breaks the MOOC mould - The Australian
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The Australian Dementia course breaks the MOOC mould The Australian What makes this MOOC even more remarkable is that unlike “normal” MOOC takers, Wicking's students are mostly women aged over 40, many of whom don't even hold a degree. “Most MOOCs are done by young, ambitious, highly educated men. In our first ... [Link] Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:13:10 GMT

What can we learn from pilot activities with MOOCs?
, Pontydysgu - Bridge to Learning
As I told in my previous post, our EU-funded Learning Layers (LL) project is preparing itself for the Design Conference of the Year 2, which will take place in March in Espoo (next to Helsinki) in Finland. And as I also told, I have looked over the fence and explored, what our colleague Graham Attwell […] [Link] Tue, 24 Feb 2015 15:34:38 +0000

What do we learn from debates on VLEs, PLEs and MOOCs for workplace learning?
, Pontydysgu - Bridge to Learning
Currently our EU-funded Learning Layers (LL) project is preparing itself for the Design Conference of the Year 2, which will take place in March in Espoo (next to Helsinki) in Finland. We will be discussing issues of Co-Design, Evaluation and Exploitation. Surely, our work with the Learning Toolbox will be high on the agenda. But, […] [Link] Tue, 24 Feb 2015 15:02:17 +0000

Teachers Conducting MOOCs on WizIQ
, Official WizIQ Teach Blog
Teachers are conducting MOOCs on WizIQ. The MOOCs are organized by full professors, associate professors, and instructors from higher education in North America and... The post Teachers Conducting MOOCs on WizIQ appeared first on Official WizIQ Teach Blog. [Link]

New MOOC for public health - Times of India
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New MOOC for public health Times of India The Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) has announced a 10week massive open online course (MOOC), titled Global Public Health, slated to begin on March 2. It is conducting the course in association with Sustainable Development Solutions Network, ... [Link] Mon, 23 Feb 2015 01:28:48 GMT

OpenEdX and LTI: Pedagogical scripts and SSO
, Stephen's Web ~ OLDaily
Display Stian Håklev, Random Stuff that Matters, Feb 23, 2015 Although Learning Technologies Interoperability (LTI) was originally designed for learning management systems, it can also be adapted to MOOCs (especially MOOCs you have to sign in to access)(which aren't really MOOCs, but I digress). In this post Stian Hå klev describes integrating EdX with LTI to obtain single sign-on. "Now comes the hard work," he writes, "designing meaningful scripts and interaction patterns for students with very different reasons to participate, and levels of engagement, but at ... [Link] , 22 Feb 2015 15:: -0400

MMCP: Critical Digital Pedagogy; or, the Magic of Gears
, Hybrid Pedagogy
MOOC MOOC: Critical Pedagogy (MMCP) is a six-week exploration of critical pedagogy. During our final week, we’ll be discussing Seymour Papert’s Mindstorms, and Paulo Blikstein’s “Travels in Troy with Freire:... The post MMCP: Critical Digital Pedagogy; or, the Magic of Gears appeared first on Hybrid Pedagogy. [Link] Fri, 20 Feb 2015 08:00:49 +0000

MMCP: Learning Our Way away from Institutions
, Hybrid Pedagogy
MOOC MOOC: Critical Pedagogy (MMCP) is a six-week exploration of critical pedagogy. For this fifth week, we’ll be discussing Henry Giroux’s Rethinking Education as the Practice of Freedom, Ivan Illich’s Why... The post MMCP: Learning Our Way away from Institutions appeared first on Hybrid Pedagogy. [Link] Sun, 15 Feb 2015 13:00:00 +0000

MMCP: Countersites in Learning — Constructing Anarchist Educational Alternatives
, Hybrid Pedagogy
MOOC MOOC: Critical Pedagogy is a six-week exploration of critical pedagogy. During this fourth week of MOOC MOOC: Critical Pedagogy (MMCP), we will be discussing Jeffery Shantz’s  essay, “Spaces of... The post MMCP: Countersites in Learning — Constructing Anarchist Educational Alternatives appeared first on Hybrid Pedagogy. [Link] Fri, 06 Feb 2015 08:00:00 +0000

MMCP: Politics, Pedagogy, and Agency
, Hybrid Pedagogy
MOOC MOOC: Critical Pedagogy (MMCP) is a six-week exploration of critical pedagogy. For this third week, we’ll be discussing Chapter 4 of Henry Giroux’s On Critical Pedagogy and work and... The post MMCP: Politics, Pedagogy, and Agency appeared first on Hybrid Pedagogy. [Link] Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:00:00 +0000

MMCP: Radical Pedagogies; Pedagogies of Care
, Hybrid Pedagogy
MOOC MOOC: Critical Pedagogy (MMCP) is a six-week exploration of critical pedagogy. For this second week, focused on feminist perspectives, we’ll be discussing Chapter 1 of bell hooks’ Teaching to... The post MMCP: Radical Pedagogies; Pedagogies of Care appeared first on Hybrid Pedagogy. [Link] Sun, 25 Jan 2015 08:00:00 +0000

MMCP: The “Critical” in Critical Pedagogy
, Hybrid Pedagogy
MOOC MOOC: Critical Pedagogy is a six-week exploration of critical pedagogy. For this first week of MOOC MOOC: Critical Pedagogy (MMCP), we will be discussing Chapter 2 of Paulo Freire’s... The post MMCP: The “Critical” in Critical Pedagogy appeared first on Hybrid Pedagogy. [Link] Fri, 16 Jan 2015 17:00:00 +0000

MOOC MOOC: Critical Pedagogy
, Hybrid Pedagogy
  “To engage in dialogue is one of the simplest ways we can begin as teachers, scholars, and critical thinkers to cross boundaries, the barriers that may or may not... The post MOOC MOOC: Critical Pedagogy appeared first on Hybrid Pedagogy. [Link] Tue, 09 Dec 2014 14:18:29 +0000

Does the MOOC spell the end for universities? - OUPblog (blog)
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Does the MOOC spell the end for universities? OUPblog (blog) The seemingly unassailable rise of the MOOC – the Massive Open On-Line Course – has many universities worried. Offering access to millions of potential students, it seems like the solution to so many of the problems that beset higher education. Fees ... [Link] Sat, 21 Feb 2015 08:32:35 GMT

Great Lakes MOOC discusses climate change through library partnerships - University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Great Lakes MOOC discusses climate change through library partnerships University of Wisconsin-Madison Participants can sign up at any time once the MOOC has started to watch educational videos, engage in discussion forums, read articles and often take quizzes or complete educational activities. Along with exploring rising temperatures and their effect ... and more » [Link] Thu, 19 Feb 2015 13:44:45 GMT

Make a Slam Dunk with the IOC Athlete MOOC! - Olympic
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Olympic Make a Slam Dunk with the IOC Athlete MOOC! Olympic The IOC Athlete MOOC features academic lectures, video insights, online live events, discussion forums and various learning resources on nutrition, sports psychology, leadership and injury prevention, to mention but a few topics. Upon registration ... [Link] Fri, 20 Feb 2015 10:52:36 GMT

'Athlete to Coach' - UD Daily
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UD Daily 'Athlete to Coach' UD Daily "We are delighted to have Dr Matthew Robinson's course, 'From Athlete to Coach,' on the IOC Athlete MOOC. It is a brilliant addition to our free, online education platform that has been accessed by more than 4,200 athletes from 189 countries,” said ... [Link] Thu, 19 Feb 2015 13:59:06 GMT

Stanford brings simulated touch to haptics MOOC - Education Dive
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Education Dive Stanford brings simulated touch to haptics MOOC Education Dive In spite of the drawbacks of teaching the subject online, a Stanford University professor has created a massive open online course on haptics — the science of touch. The professor, Allison Okamura, also offers students of the MOOC a way to receive ... [Link] Tue, 17 Feb 2015 19:31:11 GMT

Six students from the mobile journalism MOOC win scholarship to attend ... - Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas (blog)
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Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas (blog) Six students from the mobile journalism MOOC win scholarship to attend ... Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas (blog) Journalistic flair, creativity, and a smartphone. These were the tools used by the winners of a competition that will bring six students from the Mobile Journalism massive online open course (MOOC) to take part in the International Symposium on Online ... [Link] Fri, 13 Feb 2015 22:38:43 GMT

Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) Market 2015-2020 - PR Newswire (press release)
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Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) Market 2015-2020 PR Newswire (press release) The MOOC's market is exhibiting great potential to grow exponentially over the next few years. In 2015, the technology is poised to see substantial uptake due to the growing number of connected devices, high enrolment rates in MOOCs, the increasing ... and more » [Link] Tue, 17 Feb 2015 14:02:28 GMT

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