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

5 hours 52 min ago

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 ...

Moocs can transform education – but not yet - Times Higher Education (THE)

Wednesday, 7/20/2016, at 7:08 PM

Times Higher Education (THE)

Moocs can transform education – but not yet
Times Higher Education (THE)
Nor have the hopes that disadvantaged students from poor countries would swarm to Moocs like bees to honeypots been realised; studies suggest that the majority of current Mooc students are white males with a bachelor's degree and a full-time job.

MOOCs, Open Learning And Institutional Marketing: Moodle And UNESCO Join The Debate - MoodleNews (press release) (blog)

Monday, 7/18/2016, at 1:23 PM

MOOCs, Open Learning And Institutional Marketing: Moodle And UNESCO Join The Debate
MoodleNews (press release) (blog)
MOOCs are not only a gift to students around the world. They are also opportunities to raise institutional awareness. This means their objectives include both academic and promotional considerations. Some find this objectionable. Others find these ...

Though MOOCs have proved to be a boon, they fall short in some ... - The Hindu

Sunday, 7/17/2016, at 7:31 AM

The Hindu

Though MOOCs have proved to be a boon, they fall short in some ...
The Hindu
Digitisation has revolutionised several spheres of our lives — from education to online shopping, ordering food, Net banking and much more. In the education ...
Empowering learning via online educationFree Malaysia Today

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Change the law to seize the benefits of MOOCs - University World News

Saturday, 7/16/2016, at 3:52 PM

Change the law to seize the benefits of MOOCs
University World News
Massive open online courses, or MOOCs, are growing in size and quality and Saudi Arabia is not exempt from this phenomenon. However, government regulations and laws limit the benefits Saudi people can derive from MOOC platforms, and need to be ...

edX, MOOCs and the Reinvention of Online Education | Articles - Go Certify

Friday, 7/15/2016, at 2:07 PM

Go Certify

edX, MOOCs and the Reinvention of Online Education | Articles
Go Certify
Online education is revolutionizing the world of IT certification and training. Ed Tittel dives into the recent revelations from Microsoft.
Microsoft announces professional degree program | News CenterMicrosoft News Center

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Challenges, opportunities lie ahead for MOOCs - Education Dive

Friday, 7/15/2016, at 9:46 AM

Challenges, opportunities lie ahead for MOOCs
Education Dive
There is no doubt that MOOCs will remain as a learning resource for students around the world who want to increase knowledge without the accompanying debt or sacrifices in time. The question for most professors is how much a grind it may be to provide ...

Are MOOCs Forever? - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)

Thursday, 7/14/2016, at 12:50 PM

Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)

Are MOOCs Forever?
Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)
This is the latest episode of our new podcast series on the future of higher education. You can subscribe in iTunes, to get prior and future episodes. Think back to the early days of MOOCs. Professors from Stanford and Harvard and other places were ...

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Coursera president: bursting the Moocs bubble a boon for us - Times Higher Education (THE)

Friday, 7/8/2016, at 7:14 PM

Times Higher Education (THE)

Coursera president: bursting the Moocs bubble a boon for us
Times Higher Education (THE)
Some academics enjoyed nothing more than seeing the “Moocs bubble” burst. But it turns out that those who scoffed at massive open online courses may have unwittingly been playing into the hands of the innovation they were disparaging. Daphne Koller ...

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MOOCs put a new spin on professional development - Network World

Wednesday, 7/6/2016, at 10:07 AM

Network World

MOOCs put a new spin on professional development
Network World
Massive open online courses, or MOOCs, bring to enterprise training and professional development some of the same qualities that companies seek in their IT systems and infrastructure: agility, efficiency and cost effectiveness. As companies undergo ...