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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]

Kapow! Stan Lee Is Co-Teaching A Free Comic Book Mooc, And You Can Enroll For Free - Cops 2.0
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Kapow! Stan Lee Is Co-Teaching a Free Comic Book MOOC, and You Can Enroll for Free Cops 2.0 All of these questions … and more … will be explored in an upcoming MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) co-taught by the legendary comic book artist, Stan Lee. He will be joined by experts from the Smithsonian, and Michael Uslan, the producer of the ... [Link] Thu, 04 Feb 2016 06:33:45 GMT

Full #Phd Scholarships In Technology Enhanced Learning #Onlinelearning #Telearning
, @Ignatia Webs
The Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET) Technology Enhanced Learning Priority Research Area have just released a call for Open Technology Enhanced Learning (OpenTEL) PhD scholarships. Deadline for application is 31 March 2016. Do it, I did it and it is really worthwhile (strengthening knowledge, great research environment, multiple TEL-laboratories available). Sending a proposal does not take too much time, and it is really worth the effort as this is a worldclass institute for those investigating online learning in all its ... [Link] Thu, 04 Feb 2016 08:10:00 +0000

Revisit The Crunchies Of Yesteryear Ahead Of The 9th Annual Crunchies - Techcrunch
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TechCrunch Revisit The Crunchies Of Yesteryear Ahead Of The 9th Annual Crunchies TechCrunch 2012 was also a big year for education and collaboration startups, with the Best New Startup of 2012 (Coursera) enrolling millions of people in MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses), and GitHub, the Best Overall Startup of 2012, serving as a place for ... [Link] Tue, 02 Feb 2016 19:01:06 GMT

Week Three Of The Learn Moodle Mooc Is About Making The Grade - Moodlenews (Press Release) (Blog)
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MoodleNews (press release) (blog) Week Three Of the Learn Moodle MOOC Is About Making The Grade MoodleNews (press release) (blog) Week Three of the Learn Moodle MOOC: Teaching with Moodle follows finding your way around and helping learners learn with mastering the the Moodle gradebook. Without further ado let's jump right to the introductory tutorial: ... [Link] Tue, 02 Feb 2016 10:38:48 GMT

Hardly Anyone Wants To Take A Liberal Arts Mooc - Edsurge
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Hardly Anyone Wants to Take a Liberal Arts MOOC EdSurge SCANT INTEREST: Of edX's top five courses of 2015, only one—The Science of Happiness—is unrelated to programming. None involve the liberal arts. It's not for lack of choice, either: 130 of edX's courses fall under "Humanities," and 65 are listed as ... MIT News OfficeThe MIT Tech Call for Digital Learning Proposals: March 15UPENN Almanac all 3 news articles » [Link] Tue, 02 Feb 2016 14:57:30 GMT

Swedish Mooc Report Is Published
, The corridor of uncertainty
[Link] 2016-02-01T10:00:00.000+01:00

Coursera Rolls Out Fees For Graded Assignments - The Pie News
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Coursera rolls out fees for graded assignments The PIE News Leading MOOC platform Coursera has announced it will begin charging students to submit assignments for grading in certain courses, in its latest move to generate revenue from the thousands of free online courses supported by the platform and created by ... The limits of opennessThe Australian all 5 news articles » [Link] Mon, 01 Feb 2016 17:51:16 GMT

Why Lectures Still Work: Iggy Pop On Free Music In A Capitalist Society #Pedagogy
, @Ignatia Webs
In MOOC, online and mobile learning, there is a clear statement: long recorded lectures that exceed 15 min are ineffective (the timing put on 'too much' can vary depending the research, some go to 7 min). I often think about that when looking at lectures in MOOC and online learning in general. To me, there are lectures that can annoy even just a couple of seconds in, while others I watch time and time again even if they exceed 45 min. It seems to depend on the person speaking, the topic (being my interest, and how it stands to my previous knowledge, new knowledge is always welcomed in ... [Link] Mon, 01 Feb 2016 13:32:00 +0000

The Global Mooc Moment - U.S. News &Amp; World Report
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U.S. News & World Report The Global MOOC Moment U.S. News & World Report Back in 2012, the term MOOC was everywhere. The acronym, which stands for massive open online course, was the buzzworthy darling of both education and tech media. Enthusiastic supporters predicted that MOOCs, which are often free and open to ... New MOOC from IIM-BTimes of India Coursera rolls out fees for graded assignmentsThe PIE News The limits of opennessThe Australian all 5 news articles » [Link] Mon, 01 Feb 2016 18:03:08 GMT

Making A Mooc ‘Successful’
, Stephen's Web ~ OLDaily
files/images/3337237207_0c4bcda849_b-e1454061504553-624x329.jpg David Hopkins, Technology Enhanced Learning Blog, Feb 01, 2016 What exactly is it that makes a MOOC successful? David Hopkins links to a number of schemes (here, here, here, here and here) based on things like "interactions, journeys, optimum length, appropriate materials, platform, etc." but suggests that what really makes a MOOC successful has far ... [Link] , 31 Jan 2016 11:: -0400

Mooc Watch: Do A University Course On Project Management For Free - The Australian Financial Review
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The Australian Financial Review MOOC Watch: Do a university course on project management for free The Australian Financial Review The University of Adelaide is about to launch a massive open online course (MOOC) on project management with US provider edX. The six-week course, Introduction to Project Management, which starts on February 17, is aimed at people unfamiliar with ... [Link] Sun, 31 Jan 2016 01:01:06 GMT

Helping Learners Learn – Week 2 Of The Learn Moodle Mooc 2016 - Moodlenews (Press Release) (Blog)
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MoodleNews (press release) (blog) Helping Learners Learn – Week 2 Of the Learn Moodle MOOC 2016 MoodleNews (press release) (blog) The second week of the 2016 Learn Moodle MOOC that is focused on how to teach with Moodle, is dedicated to describing the different ways instructors can help learners learn. The tutorial for the week sets the stage: ... [Link] Fri, 29 Jan 2016 09:23:02 GMT

Iimb Launches Mooc-Based Online Certificate Series On Fundamentals Of Business Management - Economic Times
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ANINEWS IIMB launches MOOC-based online certificate series on fundamentals of business management Economic Times This makes IIMB among the first management schools in the world to offer such a MOOC-based series of six core management courses. The course series will include the following six business and management MOOCs: introduction to people management, ... Admissions Open For IIMB's Online Beginners' CourseThe New Indian Express Admissions Open For IIMBs Online Beginners Course | Bengaluru NYOOOZNYOOOZ IIM-B offers online certificate courses on management via ... [Link] Fri, 29 Jan 2016 10:18:09 GMT

As A 21st Century Learning Tool For Teachers - Dublin City University
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as a 21st Century Learning Tool for Teachers Dublin City University Ms Jan O'Sullivan T.D., Minister for Education and Skills yesterday launched a new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) called “21st Century Learning Design” which will be used by teachers across the globe to help support the objective of bringing more ... [Link] Fri, 29 Jan 2016 10:09:05 GMT

Critics See Mismatch Between Coursera'S Mission, Business Model
, Inside Higher Ed | News
As Coursera tweaks its business model to find a financially viable way to offer massive open online courses, critics say its MOOCs are becoming less open and less like courses. Coursera last week announced the release of dozens of new courses and course sequences, which it calls Specializations, in subjects ranging from career brand management to creative writing. But many of the new MOOCs came with a new barrier to enrollment. To sign up for Michigan State University’s How to Start Your Own Business, for example, budding entrepreneurs have to pay $79 up front for the first of ... [Link] Fri, 29 Jan 2016 08:00:00 +0000

Conversations: Instructional Design, Trust, And Discovery
, Hybrid Pedagogy
Sean Michael Morris and Josh Eyler recently sat down for a conversation to set the stage for MOOC MOOC: Instructional Design. Sean had been dipping into A Pedagogy for Liberation: Dialogues on Transforming Education by Ira Shor and Paulo Freire — a book they call a “talking book” — which was written as a kind... Read More The post Conversations: Instructional Design, Trust, and Discovery appeared first on Hybrid Pedagogy. [Link] Fri, 29 Jan 2016 13:00:00 +0000

New Mooc Gives Students Inside Look At Music Business - Vanderbilt University News
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Vanderbilt University News New MOOC gives students inside look at music business Vanderbilt University News A new massive open online course launching Feb. 19 will give students the opportunity to learn from veteran Nashville musician and Vanderbilt Blair School of Music professor Jen Gunderman about the music industry in the United States, with the unique ... [Link] Thu, 28 Jan 2016 16:42:05 GMT

Tackling Inequality In Computer Science - Phys.Org
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Phys.Org Tackling inequality in computer science Phys.Org Inspired by recent MOOC platforms such as Coursera, he created an online course platform adapted to Africa which paired tutors - typically Computer Science graduates - with students trying to learn programming through a low-bandwidth, text-based ... and more » [Link] Wed, 27 Jan 2016 09:40:52 GMT

Motivational Currents To Understand Informal #Mooc Learning #Phd
, @Ignatia Webs
A PhD journey has its ups and downs. And there is also an ongoing tension to put any findings you might have in a strong theoretical body of knowledge. Proving that your study is part of a scientific field, with strong arguments and good foundations. While I am investigating how experienced learners self-direct their informal MOOC learning (looking at MOOCs in the FutureLearn platform), I have come across a couple of findings that could all be connected to educational research. The difficulty is finding a way to convincingly link the data outcomes: motivation, proximity of context, emotions ... [Link] Wed, 27 Jan 2016 09:40:00 +0000

Pyne, Birmingham; Adelaide Uni'S Technology Mooc A Hit With Teachers - The Australian
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The Australian Pyne, Birmingham; Adelaide uni's technology MOOC a hit with teachers The Australian Graeme Breen, a teacher at Mountain Creek State High School on Queensland's Sunshine Coast, said too many information technology teachers don't have a computer science background. The MOOC teaches them the theory behind what they're doing in ... [Link] Tue, 26 Jan 2016 13:01:03 GMT

Editors’ Choice: Digital Teaching: Taking U.S. History Online
, Digital Humanities Now
This semester we are experimenting with a new online version of the bread-and-butter undergraduate survey course, “US History since 1865.” This is not a MOOC. It is an effort to use digital tools and online delivery to offer a course that will increase the rigor, fun, and participation among enrolled students. The course seeks to... Read More [Link] Tue, 26 Jan 2016 17:30:38 +0000

Understanding Knowledge Network, Learning And Connectivism ~ Stephen Downes
, Connectivism |
Online learning, new media, connectivism, MOOCs, personal learning environments, new literacy, and more from Stephen Downes See it on, via Connectivism [Link] Mon, 25 Jan 2016 09:59:00 GMT

Modeling The Learning Behaviors Of Massive Open Online Courses
, Connectivism |
IEEE Xplore. Delivering full text access to the world's highest quality technical literature in engineering and technology. See it on, via Connectivism [Link] Mon, 25 Jan 2016 09:54:19 GMT

Coursera Removes Free Track From Some Moocs - Inside Higher Ed
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Coursera Removes Free Track From Some MOOCs Inside Higher Ed Massive open online course platform Coursera is removing the option to complete some of the courses offered on its platform for free. Coursera has previously offered a free track and a paid track that awards an identity-verified certificate, but as of ... [Link] Mon, 25 Jan 2016 08:45:34 GMT

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