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Take Me Out to the MOOC Game - BU Today

53 min 36 sec ago

Take Me Out to the MOOC Game
BU Today
Sabermetrics 101: Introduction to Baseball Analytics kicks off what ultimately will be five MOOCs (massive open online courses) BU will offer via edX, the online platform spearheaded by Harvard and MIT. MOOCs allow students around the world to take ...

What MIT Learned From a Mongolian Teenager Who Aced a Tricky Online Class - Slate Magazine

Wednesday, 4/23/2014, at 12:28 PM

Slate Magazine

What MIT Learned From a Mongolian Teenager Who Aced a Tricky Online Class
Slate Magazine
But leaders of edX, the consortium started by MIT and Harvard University to develop free online courses, also did something else: They offered the star student a job, hoping he could make their MOOCs work better for other high schoolers. Advertisement.

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Linux Foundation Event to Highlight Docker, 3D Printing, MOOCs - The VAR Guy

Wednesday, 4/23/2014, at 9:05 AM

The VAR Guy

Linux Foundation Event to Highlight Docker, 3D Printing, MOOCs
The VAR Guy
The Linux Foundation has announced the keynote schedule for the LinuxCon and CloudOpen North America event in August, which will highlight open source's role in virtualization, MOOCs, 3D printing and more. Linus Torvalds, creator of Linux, is scheduled ...
LinuxCon Keynotes Display How Open Source Methods Are SpreadingLinux.com (blog)

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NU expands online learning opportunities with 1st MOOC - Daily Nebraskan

Tuesday, 4/22/2014, at 1:03 AM

NU expands online learning opportunities with 1st MOOC
Daily Nebraskan
Mary Niemiec never thought she would hear the words “traditional” and “online course” in the same sentence. But that was before Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs. MOOCs are online courses with no limit on the number of participants. Many are free ...
Online Education Moves AheadDailyForex.com (blog)

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Online education, MOOCs to aid UNL's push for growth - Daily Nebraskan

Monday, 4/21/2014, at 1:32 AM

Online education, MOOCs to aid UNL's push for growth
Daily Nebraskan
Online and distance education is growing quickly at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and administrators expect it to be a key piece of the enrollment puzzle. In fall 2013, 6,633 students were enrolled in undergraduate online courses and fully online ...
It's all online!Free Press Journal
Will online education replace college in 15-20 years?Worcester Telegram

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Imagining MOOCs For a Developing World - EdSurge

Friday, 4/18/2014, at 3:51 PM

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Imagining MOOCs For a Developing World
EdSurge
No presentation by the leader of a major MOOC organizations would be complete without the tale of a student dodging bullets or walking from a remote village to a slightly less remote school to participate in a massive online course (with extra points ...
Rules for international students contemplating MOOCsImperial Valley News
Uyi Stewart's take on the role of MOOCs in Nigeria, and the new coursesStarAfrica.com

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Taking Stock: Do MOOCs Work Best For Educated People? - Capital Notes (blog)

Thursday, 4/17/2014, at 10:07 AM

Capital Notes (blog)

Taking Stock: Do MOOCs Work Best For Educated People?
Capital Notes (blog)
On average, the University of Pennsylvania completion rate for its MOOCS was just four percent, although completion rates went up when the expectations for the class were lower. “One thing that did seem to make a difference was the number of ...
MOOCs: What's a Great College Class Worth When It's Free?DailyFinance

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In light of MOOCs, intellectual property policy remains flexible - Duke Chronicle

Thursday, 4/17/2014, at 5:48 AM

In light of MOOCs, intellectual property policy remains flexible
Duke Chronicle
The Intellectual Property Board, one of the Provost's committees, gave Davidson—who is the Ruth F. DeVarney Professor of English and the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies—the rights to the MOOC titled ...

To accept MOOCs for credit, Florida International U. may set up prior learning ... - Inside Higher Ed

Tuesday, 4/15/2014, at 3:03 AM

To accept MOOCs for credit, Florida International U. may set up prior learning ...
Inside Higher Ed
Florida's public institutions are anxiously watching this spring's legislative session, which rounded the halfway point last week. Regardless of what dies on the floor or is signed into law, the universities are still waiting for clarification on the ...

'MOOC World': Experts clash over differing visions of education technology - Princeton University

Thursday, 4/10/2014, at 4:46 PM

Princeton University

'MOOC World': Experts clash over differing visions of education technology
Princeton University
Gideon Rosen, the Stuart Professor of Philosophy and chair of the Council of the Humanities at Princeton University, described a "nightmare scenario" spawned by Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs. In "MOOC World," Rosen said, institutions lured by ...