The MOOC Newsletter, by Stephen Downes

The MOOC Newsletter

Welcome to the MOOC Newsletter. Produced by Stephen Downes, this newsletter brings you information and resources from the world of MOOCs once a day every day. Looking for MOOCs? Check the comprehensive MOOC Course Listings page.

Oct 24, 2014

Can MOOCs win back momentum? Coursera hires first CMO as online ... - Silicon Valley Business Journal
coursera - Google News
BusinessBecause Can MOOCs win back momentum? Coursera hires first CMO as online ... Silicon Valley Business Journal Mountain View education technology startup Coursera has hired Kurt Apnel, a veteran of the Walt Disney Company and eBay Inc., to serve as its first chief marketing officer. The move comes as the Stanford University-bred company with $85 million in ... Online Learning Revolution Energized By New BusinessBusinessBecause all 3 news articles » Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:43:39 GMT

Keynote: The Year After the Year of the MOOC
e-Literate
Here’s a talk I gave recently at the CIT event in Duke. In addition to being very nice and gracious, the Duke folks impressed me with how many faculty they have who are not only committed to improving their teaching … Continue reading → The post Keynote: The Year After the Year of the MOOC appeared first on e-Literate. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:23:05 +0000

Impacts of MOOCs on Higher Education - Inside Higher Ed (blog)
mooc - Google News
Inside Higher Ed (blog) Impacts of MOOCs on Higher Education Inside Higher Ed (blog) At one represented institution, a faculty member was moved to a tenure track role after teaching a successful MOOC. At another, the university president suggested that teaching a MOOC could be at least as important as publishing in âÄúNatureâÄĚ (if not more). Can MOOCs win back momentum? Coursera hires first CMO as online ...Silicon Valley Business Journal Online Learning Revolution Energized By New BusinessBusinessBecause all 3 news articles » Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:46:44 GMT

Impacts of MOOCs on Higher Education | Higher Ed Beta @insidehighered
Connectivism | Scoop.it
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What I Hope To Gain From Building My Teaching Business Online
Official WizIQ Teach Blog
Please welcome the first volunteer guest blogger on our BTB Online Course. Jeremy Nicholls tells us his story about teaching online and what he... The post What I Hope To Gain From Building My Teaching Business Online appeared first on Official WizIQ Teach Blog. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:58:03 +0000

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Oct 27

EinfuŐąhrung in die Internetsicherheit
Die Enth√ľllungen durch Edward Snowden haben noch einmal verdeutlicht, dass Sicherheit im Internet ein wichtiges Thema ist. Internetnutzer sind sich eher der vielf√§ltigen M√∂glichkeiten bewusst, die das Internet bietet, weniger jedoch seiner potentiellen Gefahren. Dieser openHPI-Kurs f√ľhrt in die Grundbegriffe der Internetsicherheit ein: Hier lernen Sie nicht nur, was formelle Sicherheitsziele sind sondern auch, warum das Internet von seinem Grunddesign unsicher ist, was die h√§ufigsten ...

Nov 03

Internationales Agrarmanagement
Landwirtschaft ist heute Management. Um wirtschaftlich entscheiden zu können, brauchen Agraringenieure und Landwirte ausgeprägtes Fachwissen. Das vermittelt der Kurs anhand realer, aktueller Betriebsbeispiele. Auf Deutsch und Russisch.

Nov 10

Técnicas de Creatividad (4.ª edición)
En este curso se pretende exponer al alumno diferentes técnicas de creatividad que le podrán ser de utilidad en una amplia variedad de escenarios, desde profesionales hasta personales. Como punto de partida se propone una reflexión sobre el concepto de creatividad, ofreciendo diferentes puntos de vistas: desde el biológico hasta el de los mitos y leyendas asociados. Seguidamente, el curso ofrecerá una rápida visión de las barreras a la creatividad que suelen impedir un óptimo ...

Presentaciones Eficaces (4.ª edición)
Hablar en p√ļblico (con el apoyo de un Powerpoint) es cada vez es m√°s habitual en el entorno laboral. Este curso proporciona numerosos consejos que abarcan todos los aspectos de una presentaci√≥n: la importancia de definir una prop√≥sito, de conocer y adatarse a la audiencia, como planificar una presentaci√≥n, cu√°l puede ser la mejor estructura, qu√© papel juegan las historias en una presentaci√≥n (incluso t√©cnica), cu√°l es la mejor forma de empezar y de finalizar, el dise√Īo visual de ...