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3 Ways To Use Moocs To Advance Your Career - Harvard Business Review
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Harvard Business Review 3 Ways to Use MOOCs to Advance Your Career Harvard Business Review For courses on Coursera, edX, or Udacity, getting a certificate typically requires several hours of work per week, for several weeks or even months. In the end, you get to add a line to your resume certifying that you completed the course. But that's ... [Link] Tue, 26 Jul 2016 16:08:48 GMT

Futurelearn Crosses 4 Million Learner Mark And Approaches Total Of 400 Courses
, Class Central's MOOC Report
FutureLearn is rapidly reaching new milestones in its numbers of courses and learners. We provide details of those milestones and just how fast FutureLearn's reaching them. The post FutureLearn Crosses 4 Million Learner Mark And Approaches Total Of 400 Courses appeared first on Class Central's MOOC Report. [Link] Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:53:04 +0000

Ten Most Popular Moocs Starting In August 2016
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The best new free online courses starting in August 2016 The post Ten Most Popular MOOCs Starting in August 2016 appeared first on Class Central's MOOC Report. [Link] Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:29:31 +0000

Connectivism, Moocs And Innovation
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In this presentation I outline the major elements of connectivism as a learning theory, show how this informed the development and design of our massive open online courses (MOOCs), and then discuss the role played by open educational resources in a learning community. , Chiang Mai, Thailand (Keynote) Jul 25, 2016 [Comment] [Link] Mon, 25 Jul 2016 02:: -0400

Moocs Can Transform Education – But Not Yet
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files/images/poorly-downloaded-photo-of-stanford-university-hoover-tower.jpg Ellie Bothwell, Chris Havergal, Times Higher Education, Jul 22, 2016 This article runs through some of the standard pronunciations to the effect that the MOOC is not disruptive, throws out some stats attesting to their popularity, and then shifts into a discussion of what can be done to make MOOCs work, for example, by ... [Link] Thu, 21 Jul 2016 12:: -0400

Ten Most Popular Moocs Starting In July 2016
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The best new free online courses starting in July 2016 The post Ten Most Popular MOOCs Starting in July 2016 appeared first on Class Central's MOOC Report. [Link] Thu, 30 Jun 2016 07:13:21 +0000

Moocwatch June 2016: Moocs And Tutors
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News about instructors, both human and computer, and a plethora of thought-provoking articles on MOOCs vs. many other forms of education. The post MOOCWatch June 2016: MOOCs And Tutors appeared first on Class Central's MOOC Report. [Link] Wed, 29 Jun 2016 11:49:12 +0000

Coursera Pilots Paid-Only Courses
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Coursera is piloting a paid-only format for their courses; will monitor key metrics to decide whether to expand format to additional courses The post Coursera Pilots Paid-Only Courses appeared first on Class Central's MOOC Report. [Link] Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:52:32 +0000

Class Central’S Top 50 Moocs Of All Time
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The 50 best FREE online courses and MOOCs from top universities around the world, The post Class Central’s Top 50 MOOCs of All Time appeared first on Class Central's MOOC Report. [Link] Tue, 19 Jul 2016 07:20:59 +0000

In-Depth Review: Udacity’S Intro To Programming Nanodegree
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Review by Class Central user David Venturi on Udacity's gateway Nanodegree Introduction to Programming The post In-Depth Review: Udacity’s Intro to Programming Nanodegree appeared first on Class Central's MOOC Report. [Link] Wed, 13 Jul 2016 06:04:20 +0000

Kadenze Launches A New Course On Deep Learning Using Google’S Tensorflow
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Get introduced to Google's Tensorflow, the latest tookit for state-of-the-art AI learning algorithms, via a new MOOC. The post Kadenze launches A New Course On Deep Learning Using Google’s TensorFlow appeared first on Class Central's MOOC Report. [Link] Tue, 12 Jul 2016 15:05:38 +0000

Udacity Over University: Why I Chose Online Education
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Do you want to go back to school but the cost, time requirement, or course structure seems prohibitive? Here's another idea ... The post Udacity Over University: Why I Chose Online Education appeared first on Class Central's MOOC Report. [Link] Wed, 06 Jul 2016 06:35:45 +0000

New Online Courses And Moocs Added In June 2016
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List of 202 new online courses added to Class Central in June 2016 The post New Online Courses and MOOCs added in June 2016 appeared first on Class Central's MOOC Report. [Link] Mon, 04 Jul 2016 06:38:32 +0000

Mooc Course Report: July 2016
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List of 850+ Online Courses Starting in July 2016 The post MOOC Course Report: July 2016 appeared first on Class Central's MOOC Report. [Link] Mon, 04 Jul 2016 06:26:24 +0000

Want To Save Lives Building Driverless Cars? Sebastian Thrun Wants To Make You An Engineer Of The Future
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Have you ever wanted to get into the self-driving car industry but had no idea how? This Nanodegree, led by Sebastian Thrun, will be an excellent place to start. The post Want to Save Lives Building Driverless Cars? Sebastian Thrun Wants To Make You An Engineer Of The Future appeared first on Class Central's MOOC Report. [Link] Thu, 21 Jul 2016 11:58:36 +0000

Online Learning For Beginners: 3. ‘Aren’T Moocs Online Learning?’
, Tony Bates
What are MOOCs? Just in case you don’t know what MOOCs are (massive, open online courses), they are usually courses that use video recordings of lectures from top professors from elite universities, such as Stanford, MIT and Harvard, and computer-marked assessments, sometimes combined with unmonitored online student discussions and peer review. MOOCs are made freely available […] [Link] Wed, 20 Jul 2016 13:36:45 +0000

Missouri S&Amp;T To Launch First Mooc In July - Missouri S&Amp;T News And Research
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Missouri S&T News and Research Missouri S&T to launch first MOOC in July Missouri S&T News and Research Missouri University of Science and Technology will enter the world of massive open online courses when it launches its first MOOC later this month. The course, “Effective Strategies for Group Work,” is designed to give educators strategies for ... [Link] Wed, 20 Jul 2016 13:58:24 GMT

Download Tons Of Free Coursera Courses Before They Disappear Forever - Lifehacker Australia
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Lifehacker Australia Download Tons Of Free Coursera Courses Before They Disappear Forever Lifehacker Australia Coursera, one of the best sources of MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses), is shutting down their old platform on June 30 and removing hundreds of courses in the process. Here are two ways you can save all the course materials before they're gone for ... [Link] Sun, 19 Jun 2016 02:06:54 GMT

Morocco, France Sign Agreement To Create Moroccan Mooc Platform - Morocco World News
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Morocco World News Morocco, France Sign Agreement to Create Moroccan MOOC Platform Morocco World News MOOC cooperation with France will help Moroccan colleges and universities to broadcast their courses on a large scale and enhance their image at the international level, mainly in French-speaking countries, said, for his part, minister of Higher ... [Link] Sat, 16 Jul 2016 13:09:27 GMT

Guidelines For Quality Assurance And Accreditation Of Moocs
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files/images/MOOC_assessment.JPG Allison Littlejohn, Nina Hood, Commonwealth of Learning, Jul 16, 2016 Report (36 page PDF) providing "a set of guidelines designed to support decision making about the sorts of quality measures that are appropriate in different contexts." The report includes input from a 2016 experts meeting, in which I took part. Importantly, "The starting point for MOOC QA is to consider the purpose of a MOOC." MOOCs are not ... [Link] Fri, 15 Jul 2016 08:: -0400

Are Those Hearts Strings Connected? – The Power Of Fleeting Connections In A Digital Pedagogy
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files/images/belly.JPG Peter Bryant, digital stranger, Jul 15, 2016 Good post looking at the concept of 'fleeting connections' in some detail. As suggested by  VTE Live, one of the purposes of a MOOC, as opposed to a community of practice, is to create short-term low risk temporary networks where people can benefit from the diversity and interaction without making a lifelong commitment. As well, temporary networks are less intimidating to join, ... [Link] Thu, 14 Jul 2016 08:: -0400

Internet Of Things Course Launches On Coursera - Ecampus News
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eCampus News Internet of Things course launches on Coursera eCampus News EIT Digital launches an Internet of Things (IoT) course, the MOOC EIT Digital has placed on Coursera, as part of a planned programme of over fifteen courses due to be published this year. EIT Digital introduced the Software Architecture for the ... [Link] Tue, 12 Jul 2016 18:16:02 GMT

Penn Libraries' New Mooc: “The History Of Medieval Medicine Through Jewish Manuscripts” - Upenn Almanac
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Penn Libraries' New MOOC: “The History of Medieval Medicine through Jewish Manuscripts” UPENN Almanac The Penn Libraries is proud to announce the launch of the first Massive Open Online Course Collaboration (MOOC) from the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies and the Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies at the University of ... [Link] Tue, 12 Jul 2016 12:13:08 GMT

Medical Student At Rowan University Develops First Known Mooc On Osteopathic Medicine - News-Medical.Net
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Medical student at Rowan University develops first known MOOC on osteopathic medicine News-Medical.net Realizing there is a gap in the public's understanding of osteopathic medicine, Timothy Tsai, a fourth-year medical student at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, has led a collaborative effort to create a free massive open online course ... and more » [Link] Mon, 11 Jul 2016 12:26:54 GMT

Korean Version Of Mooc Increasingly Popular - The Korea Bizwire
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The Korea Bizwire Korean Version of MOOC Increasingly Popular The Korea Bizwire K-MOOC stands for Korea Massive Open Online Course, and offers free college lectures from some of the most reputable Korean universities to anyone with Internet access. The service first launched in October 2015, and in less than a year, it has ... [Link] Mon, 11 Jul 2016 14:11:00 GMT

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