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Yearning For Learning This Fall? Try A Mooc | The Tyee - Thetyee.Ca
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TheTyee.ca Yearning for Learning This Fall? Try a MOOC | The Tyee TheTyee.ca It's the perfect cure for back-to-school nostalgia. No lumpy cafeteria food required. MOOCs and Beyond | Higher Ed Gamma - Inside Higher EdInside Higher Ed (blog) Forensic science, psychology, commerce, options galore in online ...Hindustan Times all 4 news articles » [Link] Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:45:07 GMT

In-Depth Review: Coursera’S Interviewing And Resume Writing In English Specialization
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Review by Class Central user Maxime Zabiégo on Coursera's Interviewing and Resume Writing in English Specialization The post In-Depth Review: Coursera’s Interviewing and Resume Writing in English Specialization appeared first on Class Central's MOOC Report. [Link] Tue, 23 Aug 2016 04:30:11 +0000

As Koller Exits Coursera, Thinking About What’S Next With Moocs In Context
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files/images/Daphne_Koller.jpg Steve Krause, stevendkrause.com, Aug 23, 2016 Contemplating Daphne Koller's  departure from Coursa: "It’ s not useful (or smart) for anyone to look at the 'end' of MOOCs and to happily pronounce “ well, I’ m glad that’ s  over with and I’ ll never have to worry about that again," writes Steve Krause. "There are  many players still involved in the MOOC biz, and the ones ... [Link] [Tues], 23 Aug 2016 21:: -0400

Online Learning For Beginners
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Tony Bates, online learning and distance education resources, Aug 23, 2016 The supposedly retired Tony Bates has authored another e-book, this one an introductoon to online learning for beginners. Here are the contents: What is online learning? Isn’ t online learning worse than face-to-face teaching? Aren’ t MOOCs online learning? What kinds of online learning are there? When should I use online learning? How do I start? Why not just record my lectures? Won’ t online learning be more work? How can I do online learning well? Ready to Go As ... [Link] Mon, 22 Aug 2016 21:: -0400

Mitx Philosophy Mooc Introduces Instructor Grading - Ecampus News
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eCampus News MITx philosophy MOOC introduces instructor grading eCampus News “This is a big deal — the first MITx humanities course to offer students the chance to write a paper and have it carefully reviewed by instructors,” says Caspar Hare, who will be running the popular MOOC for the third time. “Listening to lectures and ... [Link] Wed, 17 Aug 2016 17:05:16 GMT

Be More Flexible: Learn A New Language With Moocs
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Learn Spanish, Italian, English, Chinese, Korean, and other languages with these free online courses The post Be More Flexible: Learn A New Language With MOOCs appeared first on Class Central's MOOC Report. [Link] Mon, 22 Aug 2016 04:00:34 +0000

Online Learning For Beginners: 10. Ready To Go
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This is the last in a series of ten blog posts aimed at those faculty and instructors in higher education new to online teaching or thinking of possibly doing it. The previous nine are: 1. What is online learning? 2. Isn’t online learning worse than face-to-face teaching? 3. Aren’t MOOCs online learning? 4. What kinds of online learning are there? […] [Link] Sun, 21 Aug 2016 23:44:32 +0000

Going Beyond Moocs In Higher Education Innovation
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News, voices and jobs for education professionals. Optimized for your mobile phone. See it on Scoop.it, via Connectivism [Link] Sat, 20 Aug 2016 21:47:21 GMT

Females’ Enrollment And Completion In Science, Technology, Engineering, And Mathematics Massive Open Online Courses
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files/images/STEM_MOOC_Gender.JPG Suhang Jiang, Katerina Schenke, Jacquelynne Sue Eccles, Di Xu, Mark Warschauer, arXiv.org, Aug 20, 2016 According to this study, "globally MOOCs have the potential to provide learning opportunities for females in less developed countries. Findings from this study support the hypothesis that greater gender segregation may exist in more economically developed countries." Even so, only about 24% of enrollees in ... [Link] Fri, 19 Aug 2016 15:: -0400

Daphne Koller Bids Farewell To Coursera, Hello To Calico - Edsurge
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Daphne Koller Bids Farewell to Coursera, Hello to Calico EdSurge Coursera co-founder Daphne Koller has ridden the MOOC craze as the company's CEO and later president. Now Koller is returning to her background in machine-learning research. Yesterday, Koller announced she's leaving the company to join Calico, ... [Link] Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:52:37 GMT

Teaching With Moodle Mooc Week 2 And We Are Still Waiting For You - Moodlenews (Press Release) (Blog)
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MoodleNews (press release) (blog) Teaching With Moodle MOOC Week 2 And We Are Still Waiting For You MoodleNews (press release) (blog) By the end of the week we'll be halfway through the official Moodle HQ “Teaching With Moodle” MOOC. But there is no rush. You haven't missed any deadlines! Contents will remain for a while, and so will the forums. Moodle cannot replace oxygen intake ... [Link] Fri, 19 Aug 2016 03:53:30 GMT

Charles Sykes Takes Higher Education To Task Once Again With A New Book
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Charles Sykes riled many in higher education with his 1988 book, Profscam: Professors and the Demise of Higher Education. Now the senior fellow at the Wisconsin Policy Research Institute and Wisconsin-based conservative talk radio host is back with a new book, Fail U: The False Promise of Higher Education (St. Martin's Press), which hit the shelves earlier this month. As with Sykes's last book, this one is sure to have many critics within academe. Some of Sykes's broadsides apply much more to selective research universities than to the public, four-year ... [Link] Thu, 18 Aug 2016 07:00:00 +0000

Coursera Co-Founder Daphe Koller To Join Calico, The Alphabet Subsidiary
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Daphne Koller will leave her day-to-day responsibilities at Coursera in order to pursue a new challenge joining Calico, the Alphabet subsidiary. The post Coursera Co-Founder Daphe Koller to join Calico, the Alphabet Subsidiary appeared first on Class Central's MOOC Report. [Link] Wed, 17 Aug 2016 23:37:34 +0000

Ascent From Social Media ~ Stephen Downes
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Online learning, new media, connectivism, MOOCs, personal learning environments, new literacy, and more from Stephen Downes See it on Scoop.it, via Connectivism [Link] Wed, 17 Aug 2016 17:23:11 GMT

Edtech: Silicon Valley'S Coursera Launches Big Data Analytics Moocs With Pwc - Businessbecause
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BusinessBecause EDTECH: Silicon Valley's Coursera Launches Big Data Analytics Moocs With PwC BusinessBecause Coursera, the world's biggest platform for Moocs, has launched a data analysis course online with PwC, the professional services firm, as global edtech tries to close the gaping big data skills divide. Companies are increasingly harnessing the power of ... [Link] Thu, 18 Aug 2016 01:29:15 GMT

Mitx Adds Instructor Grading In Mooc - Campus Technology
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MITx Adds Instructor Grading in MOOC Campus Technology The MOOC, which is also available for free without the certificate, has two goals: The first is to introduce students to "things that philosophers think about," such as whether God exists, the nature of knowledge and how we get it, whether we have free ... [Link] Tue, 16 Aug 2016 21:55:20 GMT

Planning To Do An Mba? Prep Up With This Mooc - Hindustan Times
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Hindustan Times Planning to do an MBA? Prep up with this MOOC Hindustan Times The courses are designed to both help learners already enrolled in MBA programmes to identify any additional knowledge they may need to succeed in their degree and to provide learners considering an MBA a meaningful insight into the experience of a ... [Link] Wed, 17 Aug 2016 14:39:00 GMT

Mooc Delves Into The Latest In Dementia Care - Australian Ageing Agenda
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Australian Ageing Agenda MOOC delves into the latest in dementia care Australian Ageing Agenda Home care workers are being encouraged to enrol in a free online course to increase their knowledge of dementia. The University of Tasmania is again running its popular Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) which explores the causes and symptoms of ... [Link] Thu, 18 Aug 2016 01:03:00 GMT

Revised Apache Spark Mooc - Iprogrammer
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Revised Apache Spark MOOC iProgrammer The online course on Big Data Analysis from BerkeleyX on the edX platform started a re-run this week with a new focus. It now teaches students to program using Spark's Machine Learning pipelines and DataFrames. edxlogo14 · CS110x: Big Data Analysis ... [Link] Wed, 17 Aug 2016 14:06:23 GMT

A Complete List Of Swayam Moocs
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The Indian Government has announced 244 online courses (MOOCs) that will be hosted on SWAYAM. Here is the entire list. The post A Complete List of SWAYAM MOOCs appeared first on Class Central's MOOC Report. [Link] Wed, 17 Aug 2016 05:14:07 +0000

From Massive Access To Cooperation: Lessons Learned And Proven Results Of A Hybrid Xmooc/Cmooc Pedagogical Approach To Moocs
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files/images/hMOOC.JPG Ángel Fidalgo-Blanco, María Luisa Sein-Echaluce, Francisco José García-Peñalvo, International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education, Aug 17, 2016 "What MOOC factors exert greater influence on dropout rate: participant profile or the underlying model?" ask the authors of this paper on different approaches to MOOCs. They propose a hybrid of xMOOC and cMOOC that "incorporates cooperation to create ... [Link] Wed, 17 Aug 2016 08:: -0400

Popular Mitx Philosophy Mooc Introduces Instructor Grading
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files/images/Philosophy_Course.JPG Mit, Aug 17, 2016 I can only imagine that there is a cluster of "professional philosophers" just waiting for the onslaught as students in this MOOC take advantage of the new "instructor grading" feature being offered. It's hard not to deny the appeal: "Listening to lectures and reading books is great, but philosophy is all about taking complex ideas and organizing them in a simple way. You learn by writing, ... [Link] [Tues], 16 Aug 2016 10:: -0400

Slapstick Focus Of Mooc Developed By Ball State Faculty And Students - Campus Technology
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Slapstick Focus of MOOC Developed by Ball State Faculty and Students Campus Technology The MOOC is a joint initiative involving faculty and students from Ball State University along with cable staple Turner Classic Movies (TCM). The MOOC, open to anybody in the world with an internet connection, will be hosted on Canvas Network, which ... [Link] Mon, 15 Aug 2016 15:09:13 GMT

Mooc On English For Journalism - The Hindu
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MOOC on English for journalism The Hindu The U.S. Embassy in partnership with the University of Pennsylvania is launching a Massive Open Online Course on English for Journalism on the Coursera platform. The free five-week course is for students pursuing courses in journalism and looking at ... [Link] Mon, 15 Aug 2016 00:33:32 GMT

Popular Mitx Philosophy Mooc Introduces Instructor Grading - Mit News
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MIT News Popular MITx philosophy MOOC introduces instructor grading MIT News “This is a big deal — the first MITx humanities course to offer students the chance to write a paper and have it carefully reviewed by instructors,” says Caspar Hare, who will be running the popular MOOC for the third time. “Listening to lectures and ... [Link] Mon, 15 Aug 2016 19:55:54 GMT

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