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MOOCs Project Officer - The Conversation AU

11 hours 47 min ago

MOOCs Project Officer
The Conversation AU
The MOOCs Project Officer will provide project coordination for the MOOCs learning design team to deliver high quality learning experiences for students, the role is multi-faceted and will be working across diverse and innovative online learning projects.

MIT News Office - The MIT Tech

Tuesday, 8/23/2016, at 3:23 PM

MIT News Office
The MIT Tech
Dan Butin writes for Inside Higher Ed that MITx will begin offering students taking a popular philosophy MOOC the chance to have their work evaluated by professional philosophers. “MITx has solved a real problem in the MOOC world – of quality feedback ...

MOOCs and Beyond | Higher Ed Gamma - Inside Higher Ed - Inside Higher Ed (blog)

Monday, 8/22/2016, at 8:24 PM

Inside Higher Ed (blog)

MOOCs and Beyond | Higher Ed Gamma - Inside Higher Ed
Inside Higher Ed (blog)
By now we know that MOOCs are not the final answer. Higher education will not be saved (or destroyed) by these massive open online courses that splashed ...
Self-learn with HRD ministry's free online courses | education$top ...Hindustan Times
Yearning for Learning This Fall? Try a MOOC | The TyeeTheTyee.ca

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Poverty, MOOCs and resignations: The week's most-read education news - Education Dive

Friday, 8/12/2016, at 3:20 PM

Education Dive

Poverty, MOOCs and resignations: The week's most-read education news
Education Dive
This week, Education Dive took a look at poverty's impact on educational outcomes and attainment in K-12 and beyond. Meanwhile in higher ed, embattled University of California-Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi resigned amid a controversial history of ...

Why Today's MOOCs Are Not Innovative - Campus Technology

Wednesday, 8/10/2016, at 9:33 PM

Campus Technology

Why Today's MOOCs Are Not Innovative
Campus Technology
That partially explains why Downes said things like MOOCs are not part of the innovation or reform landscape. They are examples of how the way in which education is delivered changed substantially. But they are not examples of substantial change in ...

Going beyond MOOCs in higher education innovation - Education Dive

Wednesday, 8/10/2016, at 10:29 AM

Education Dive

Going beyond MOOCs in higher education innovation
Education Dive
Stephen Downes, the designer of the first open source learning course, says education will not be revolutionized by technology that brings the current classroom environment and curriculum to digital platforms. Changes to curriculum, desired learning ...

MOOCs as tools for equity in under-resourced high schools - Education Dive

Monday, 8/8/2016, at 9:43 AM

Education Dive

MOOCs as tools for equity in under-resourced high schools
Education Dive
Fewer than half of all U.S. high schools that have high black and Latino student enrollments offer physics courses as part of their curricula. Among schools at the opposite end of the demographic spectrum, two-thirds offer physics. This is according to ...

MOOCs platform: Not all is open or SWAYAM about it | The Indian ... - The Indian Express

Monday, 8/1/2016, at 5:40 PM

The Indian Express

MOOCs platform: Not all is open or SWAYAM about it | The Indian ...
The Indian Express
The HRD ministry's decision to partner with an affiliate of Microsoft Corp for developing a web-based education platform, experts say, has some loose ends, ...

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MOOCs ahead - Harvard Gazette

Thursday, 7/28/2016, at 11:51 AM

Harvard Gazette

MOOCs ahead
Harvard Gazette
“We're driving toward having more data standards that would facilitate communications between institutions,” said Seaton. As Bol explained, this kind of beneficial feedback loop fits perfectly with the MOOC mission. “MOOCs are deeply collaborative,” he ...

3 Ways to Use MOOCs to Advance Your Career - Harvard Business Review

Tuesday, 7/26/2016, at 12:08 PM

Harvard Business Review

3 Ways to Use MOOCs to Advance Your Career
Harvard Business Review
The vast majority of people who sign up for a MOOC—a massive open online course—never complete it. More than 50% consume less than half of the course's content. This is wrongly viewed as evidence that MOOCs don't work, that people are dropping off ...