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Should MOOCs be used as credit for high school? - The Conversation AU

Thursday, 7/30/2015, at 4:17 PM

Should MOOCs be used as credit for high school?
The Conversation AU
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are moving beyond the hype they generated in 2012. MOOCs are now reaching a point where they may soon find their niche in the educational ecosystem. One possibility being discussed is that MOOCs could be used ...

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Best MOOCs In Business Starting In August - Pulse

Wednesday, 7/29/2015, at 1:03 AM

Pulse

Best MOOCs In Business Starting In August
Pulse
And that's the beauty of MOOCs. They run on your schedule at your pace, and starting one in August when things are slow at work and you might be on vacation could be an ideal way to ease yourself into new learning. At the same time, they're taught by ...

Campus Tech 2015: Move Over MOOCs - EdTech Magazine: Focus on Higher Education

Tuesday, 7/28/2015, at 5:56 PM

Campus Tech 2015: Move Over MOOCs
EdTech Magazine: Focus on Higher Education
Campus Tech 2015: Move Over MOOCs. Southern New Hampshire University president argues true disruption comes in the form of online, competency-based providers who deftly meet modern students' — and industry's — needs. by Tara E. Buck Google+ ...

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Here's a $5M Seed Fund to Support Higher-Ed Innovations Besides MOOCs - EdSurge

Tuesday, 7/28/2015, at 9:03 AM

Here's a $5M Seed Fund to Support Higher-Ed Innovations Besides MOOCs
EdSurge
Believe it or not, there are innovations in higher education beyond the headline-grabbing MOOCs that have soaked up so many investment dollars in recent years. And now those non-MOOCs may get some funding, too. Today, New York City-based University ...

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MOOCs Teach IT Lessons Before Summer Ends - EnterpriseTech

Friday, 7/24/2015, at 11:13 AM

EnterpriseTech

MOOCs Teach IT Lessons Before Summer Ends
EnterpriseTech
As full-time students' thoughts return to classrooms and lesson plans, IT professionals will find a slew of new online educational offerings designed to augment and expand their skills. An array of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) from traditional ...

Are MOOCs the 'Digital Albums' of Education? From Standard Education to ... - Singularity Hub

Thursday, 7/23/2015, at 12:45 PM

Singularity Hub

Are MOOCs the 'Digital Albums' of Education? From Standard Education to ...
Singularity Hub
Labels (MOOC platforms) bet on bands (schools and professors) to create some albums (MOOCs) whose songs (syllabus) will be massively shared. Those bands are hoping that music listeners (potential students) will pay for more music (education) online ...
Re-skilling through e-learning mantra for start-ups: ExpertsTwoCircles.net

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Students seek MOOCs as course add-ons - The PIE News

Wednesday, 7/22/2015, at 9:51 AM

Bangalore Mirror

Students seek MOOCs as course add-ons
The PIE News
The 13 MOOCs were particularly popular among non-traditional student groups. The study identifies three groups that make up the core demographic of the courses: under-18s, over-65s and people without access to higher education. Although some students ...
7 Common Mistakes About Open Online EducationInside Higher Ed (blog)
IIM-B's online courses with Kannada transcriptsBangalore Mirror

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How MOOCs helped University of Hong Kong apply e-learning tools on campus - South China Morning Post (subscription)

Sunday, 7/19/2015, at 6:20 PM

South China Morning Post (subscription)

How MOOCs helped University of Hong Kong apply e-learning tools on campus
South China Morning Post (subscription)
He sees the global trend of MOOCs and flipped classrooms as "killing two birds with one stone". Lecturers can share knowledge and materials with the world, while refining their video lectures and assessments based on the diverse feedback through the ...

3 Wesleyan MOOCs Now On-Demand - Wesleyan Connection (blog)

Tuesday, 7/14/2015, at 2:00 PM

Wesleyan Connection (blog)

3 Wesleyan MOOCs Now On-Demand
Wesleyan Connection (blog)
Since then, Wesleyan's presence on Coursera has continued to grow, with 10 MOOCs offered in disciplines such as film, mathematics, economics and psychology. Students from all around the world log on to Wesleyan's MOOCs, and at the beginning of 2015, ...

Report: Why Did Learners Enroll in Duke U MOOCs? - Inside Higher Ed

Tuesday, 7/7/2015, at 3:53 AM

Education Dive

Report: Why Did Learners Enroll in Duke U MOOCs?
Inside Higher Ed
Data from 13 massive open online courses offered by Duke University in fall 2014 shows the MOOCs primarily played a supplementary role, a new report shows. Researchers at Duke surveyed three groups of "underserved" learners: those below the age of ...
Survey: MOOCs Supplement Traditional Higher EdCampus Technology
Four Ways Universities Make Money From Online CoursesEdSurge

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