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What UBC has learned about doing MOOCs
, Tony Bates
Engle, W. (2104) UBC MOOC Pilot: Design and Delivery Vancouver BC: University of British Columbia The University of British Columbia, a premier public research university in Canada, successfully delivered five MOOCs in the spring and summer of 2013, using the Coursera platform. This report is an evaluation of the experience. The report is particularly valuable […] [Link] Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:23:35 +0000

Sennseis Launches Global Community to Enhance Massive Open Online ... - DigitalJournal.com
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Sennseis Launches Global Community to Enhance Massive Open Online ... DigitalJournal.com Sennseis, a new Silicon Valley company, has launched a global online community to support the Greater Good Science Center's massive open online course (MOOC), "The Science of Happiness." The course -- which has attracted more than 100,000 ... and more » [Link] Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:03:14 GMT

University System of Georgia Launches MOOC to Imagine Higher Ed's Future - Campus Technology
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University System of Georgia Launches MOOC to Imagine Higher Ed's Future Campus Technology Now, the University System of Georgia is embarking on a similar mission to "Invent the Beyond," and it is opening up the process to others in higher education in a MOOC-like collaboration starting this week. In three interactive sessions, participants ... [Link] Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:34:48 GMT

MOOC Reaches Out to High School Students - SayCampusLife
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MOOC Reaches Out to High School Students SayCampusLife Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) models have been getting a lot of attention in recent years. Numerous providers are now offering free or low-cost courses to college students the world over and include: Udacity, Coursera, and edX, to name a few. [Link] Mon, 15 Sep 2014 07:19:57 GMT

Learning and Connectivism in MOOCs
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See it on Scoop.it, via Connectivism [Link] Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:20:12 GMT

LISTEN: Department of Mexican American Studies established, MOOC ... - UT The Daily Texan
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LISTEN: Department of Mexican American Studies established, MOOC ... UT The Daily Texan In this podcast, Anthony Green and Madlin Mekelburg discuss the suspension of sophomore basketball guard Martez Walker, the Departmentalization of the Center for Mexican American Studies and "Thread" the new UT centric dating app created by Zach ... [Link] Mon, 15 Sep 2014 01:50:45 GMT

MOOC on MOOCs? A novel yet pragmatic approach - University World News
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MOOC on MOOCs? A novel yet pragmatic approach University World News The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, or IIT-K, and the Commonwealth of Learning in Vancouver have teamed up again to offer a novel MOOC that is focused on the design of the course itself. Entitled “MOOC on MOOCs: What you need to know about ... WKU Offers Second 'MOOC' Focusing On Sports In American CultureWKU Public Radio EdX Enters K-12 Arena with High School Level MOOCsEducation Week News (blog) UT System continues with MOOCs program despite low completion ratesUT The Daily Texan ... [Link] Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:28:58 GMT

Hack Education Weekly News: Apple's Smartwatch (and What It Says about Ed-Tech Bloggers)
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Education Law and Politics “An Open Letter To The White Teachers Who Wore NYPD T-Shirts To School” Via The LA Times, “L.A. Unified Supt. John Deasy has filed a public records request seeking emails and other documents involving school board members and nearly two dozen companies including those at the center of the controversial iPad project.” Meanwhile, the LAUSD Board has voted to destroy its emails after 1 year. Nothing to see here. Move along… Oh wait. Looks like emails between Superintendent Deasy and then Pearson CEO Marjorie ... [Link] Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:45:25 PDT

Global Massive Open Online Courses Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are ... - PR Newswire (press release)
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Times Higher Education Global Massive Open Online Courses Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are ... PR Newswire (press release) Massive open online courses are changing the world of education by providing free online courses for higher education, executive education, and employee development. These courses are provided by well-qualified lecturers from some of the most ... The evolution of MoocsTimes Higher Education all 9 news articles » [Link] Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:48:26 GMT

The MOOC Revolution That Wasn't - TechCrunch (blog)
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TechCrunch (blog) The MOOC Revolution That Wasn't TechCrunch (blog) Three years ago this week, Sebastian Thrun recorded his Stanford class on Artificial Intelligence, released it online to a staggering 180,000 students, and started a “revolution in higher education.” Soon after, Coursera, Udacity and others promised ... [Link] Thu, 11 Sep 2014 21:04:55 GMT

WKU Offers Second 'MOOC' Focusing On Sports In American Culture - WKU Public Radio
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BBC News WKU Offers Second 'MOOC' Focusing On Sports In American Culture WKU Public Radio Over the last six years, a new type of online learning has developed across the country. They are classes called MOOCs, or Massive Open Online Course. WKU is offering its second such course this fall, called Origins and Progressions of Sports in America. Online English course attracts 100000 studentsBBC News UT System continues with MOOCs program despite low completion ratesUT The Daily Texan The evolution of MoocsTimes Higher Education The Epoch Times -PR Newswire UK (press ... [Link] Thu, 11 Sep 2014 20:11:30 GMT

Learning and Connectivism in MOOCs
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Online Education Gets Fast-Tracked With Coursera Classes On-Demand - ReadWrite
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ReadWrite Online Education Gets Fast-Tracked With Coursera Classes On-Demand ReadWrite This is the year massive open online courses (MOOCs) come of age, says Daphne Koller, cofounder and president of Coursera. And the way her company's helping that happen is offering up learning on-demand. Consumers are accustomed to getting ... [Link] Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:55:25 GMT

presentation on eLearning and #mobile influences for #ICT4D
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Sharing a presentation I gave for the Deutsche Welle Akademie in Bonn, Germany. It was a wonderful talk thanks to all the input and questions the attendees shared, and the wonderful facilitation provided by Holger Hank and his team. The questions were multiple, and gladly sharing those that are posed frequently. One of the reoccurring challenges in every type of online learning (elearning, mooc, mobile...) is: motivating learners to take and keep up with the training (possible answers: use an 'earn as you learn' approach where you provide extra incentives for those who participate, only ... [Link] Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:07:00 +0000

ACE will create a pool of 100 low-cost courses, some from non-college providers
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ACE continues online experimentation with proposed pool of general education courses from colleges and providers like StraighterLine.Editorial Tags: AccreditationOnline institutionsMOOCs [Link] Thu, 11 Sep 2014 07:00:00 +0000

Teaching Machines: A Brief History of "Teaching at Scale" #t509Massive
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Here are the notes and the slides from my talk today with Justin Reich's HGSE class "The Future of Learning at Scale." Between the jetlag (I got home from England late last night) and the fact that I've got way more to say about teaching machines than can fit into a 20 minutes talk, I'm not sure I was super coherent. But the students had great questions at the end (I've storified some of their tweets). Thanks for listening, folks! Having spent the last week out of the US talking about education technology, I have been reminded how much context matters — it matters when we talk ... [Link] Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:28:04 PDT

Coursera President Daphne Koller: 2014 Is The Year MOOCs Will Come Of Age - TechCrunch
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TechCrunch Coursera President Daphne Koller: 2014 Is The Year MOOCs Will Come Of Age TechCrunch This morning at Disrupt SF, Coursera's president Daphne Koller pushed back against the notion that her company is a for-profit education company: In her view, Coursera is instead a for-profit technology company. TechCrunch's Frederic Lardinois pressed ... [Link] Wed, 10 Sep 2014 18:05:23 GMT

The MOOC Gender Gap - Slate Magazine
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Slate Magazine The MOOC Gender Gap Slate Magazine Circuits and Electronics, the first MOOC developed by the online consortium of universities known as edX, had a student body that was 12 percent female, according to a study published in 2013. Another analysis, posted on the MOOC company Coursera's ... and more » [Link] Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:53:14 GMT

Gubernatorial candidate Abbott calls for MOOC credit - The Daily Cougar
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Gubernatorial candidate Abbott calls for MOOC credit The Daily Cougar In a typical MOOC, students learn through video lectures and online assignments that are either graded via their fellow students or automated machines. Abbott said he believes that by granting credit for these classes — which most do not give now — a ... [Link] Tue, 09 Sep 2014 20:21:24 GMT

MOOCs Are Dead — Long Live the MOOC - Wired
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MOOCs Are Dead — Long Live the MOOC Wired But for those of you who attend education conferences, you also likely remember 2013 as the year that showed 5-10 MOOC sessions on every program or agenda. Some will say 2012 was the Year of the MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), but 2013 was ... [Link] Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:36:08 GMT

En Cuba ya podrÃกn estudiar en lÃญnea usando Coursera - El Periodiquito
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En Cuba ya podrÃกn estudiar en lÃญnea usando Coursera El Periodiquito Después del anuncio sobre la posibilidad de usar Google Chrome en Cuba, ahora Coursera -famoso portal de cursos gratuitos en lÃญnea- ha publicado que ya estÃกn disponibles para ese paÃญs, asÃญ como para SudÃกn. Coursera es una plataforma MOOC ... and more » [Link] Mon, 08 Sep 2014 21:19:30 GMT

Folk healing through a MOOC - UNM Newsroom
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Folk healing through a MOOC UNM Newsroom Not content to reach only those who can travel to Albuquerque, he is teaching both an online course and a MOOC (Massive Open Online Class): Curanderismo: Traditional Medicine, this semester. Only Cheo can do all that and run one of the busiest ... [Link] Tue, 09 Sep 2014 05:01:29 GMT

NYPL and U. Penn Partner for In-Person MOOC Support - Library Journal
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NYPL and U. Penn Partner for In-Person MOOC Support Library Journal modpo 300x168 NYPL and U. Penn Partner for In Person MOOC Support Poets through the ages have managed very well without institutional backing. The study of poetry, on the other hand, requires a little more infrastructure. This fall, the New York Public ... and more » [Link] Mon, 08 Sep 2014 18:49:40 GMT

A Big Course From a Small Association - Associations Now
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Associations Now A Big Course From a Small Association Associations Now One executive at a state association has taken the lead on educating healthcare workers on a pressing national issue via a MOOC. How do you get more attention for your association? Maybe it's a membership drive. Maybe it's a meeting or an ad campaign. [Link] Mon, 08 Sep 2014 12:31:52 GMT

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