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Imagining MOOCs For a Developing World - EdSurge

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

StarAfrica.com

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

Thursday, 4/17/2014, at 10:22 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 ...

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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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 ...

MOOCs: the Next Evolution in E-Learning? - Workforce Management

Sunday, 4/6/2014, at 12:48 AM

MOOCs: the Next Evolution in E-Learning?
Workforce Management
Robert Hall doesn't consider himself an expert on massive open online courses, otherwise known as MOOCs. But after creating learning content through MOOC vendor Udemy, Hall is the go-to guy at Marek Bros., a Houston-based construction company.

Provost's office funds MOOCs, online innovation - Cornell Chronicle

Wednesday, 4/2/2014, at 4:24 PM

Provost's office funds MOOCs, online innovation
Cornell Chronicle
Cornell has selected next year's massive open online courses – MOOCs – through which students anywhere will explore the ethics of eating, civic ecology, global hospitality or understanding your inner smartphone through the edX online initiative.

UVa continues to approach MOOCs with caution - Richmond Times Dispatch

Wednesday, 4/2/2014, at 12:19 AM

UVa continues to approach MOOCs with caution
Richmond Times Dispatch
UVa is one of about 100 universities worldwide offering online courses - offered to an unlimited number of students anywhere in the world - through MOOC company Coursera. For now, most of these classes are not for college credit, but some institutions ...

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Action Project: MOOCs remain a debated form of college education - Madison.com

Monday, 3/31/2014, at 1:51 AM

Action Project: MOOCs remain a debated form of college education
Madison.com
While the idealistic program has good intentions, the presence of online programs such as MOOCs cause confusion about the traditional higher-education degree. MOOCs promise a free education to anyone who signs up for the course, but are online ...
Online to take on higher educationBusinessTech

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European Commission Wants MOOCs Providers To Help Boost Regional Web ... - TechCrunch

Friday, 3/28/2014, at 6:54 AM

West - Welfare Society Territory

European Commission Wants MOOCs Providers To Help Boost Regional Web ...
TechCrunch
The MOOCs movement has generally lagged in Europe compared to the U.S. But regional providers are being established here in the Old World, such as Berlin-based iversity and the U.K.'s Futurelearn consortium – the latter backed by the veteran distant ...
MOOCs the key to boost web talentWest - Welfare Society Territory

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