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How can universities use MOOCs to recruit students? (essay) - Inside Higher Ed

Friday, 2/27/2015, at 3:05 AM

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How can universities use MOOCs to recruit students? (essay)
Inside Higher Ed
Coursera pivoted last year and now, in addition to MOOCs with “verified certificates” (not for credit, but a certificate indicating... something), Coursera offers Specializations (a defined series of courses), and is licensing MOOCs for universities to ...
George Siemens, University of Texas ArlingtonThe PIE News

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How MOOCs can develop good (and bad) teaching habits (essay) - Inside Higher Ed

Friday, 2/27/2015, at 3:05 AM

How MOOCs can develop good (and bad) teaching habits (essay)
Inside Higher Ed
I've been working recently with a faculty member who is turning his thermodynamics course into a massive open online course, or MOOC. Working on this project, I've noticed that MOOCs have distinctive features that can help instructors avoid certain ...

Fair Use and MOOCs - Inside Higher Ed (blog)

Tuesday, 2/24/2015, at 8:04 PM

Fair Use and MOOCs
Inside Higher Ed (blog)
As Fair Use Week begins, Francesca Giannetti and David Hunter considers the use of readily and legally available digital media for MOOCs. Their experience stems from assisting a University of Texas professor with an online jazz appreciation course.

MOOCs Research Well-Received at ATD TechKnowledge 2015 - ATD (blog)

Tuesday, 2/24/2015, at 12:55 PM

MOOCs Research Well-Received at ATD TechKnowledge 2015
ATD (blog)
MOOCs are massive, online, open courses. They are typically free (although sometimes learners must pay to earn credit), and rely on a collaborative approach. MOOCs got their start in academia, and millions have participated in academic MOOCs, many of ...

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Cornell sinks teeth into four new MOOCs - Cornell Chronicle

Thursday, 2/19/2015, at 12:51 PM

Cornell Chronicle

Cornell sinks teeth into four new MOOCs
Cornell Chronicle
If you're swimming in the Internet ocean searching for massive open online courses (MOOCs), Cornell will offer four new ones in 2016: shark biodiversity and conservation, the science and politics of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), an ...

Northwestern Launches Content Strategy Specialization MOOCs - Campus Technology

Wednesday, 2/18/2015, at 8:51 AM

Northwestern Launches Content Strategy Specialization MOOCs
Campus Technology
Offered as a trio of MOOCs, the specialization is geared toward professionals working in large or small nonprofit, for-profit, volunteer and government organizations. Northwestern University professors of journalism, strategy, management, integrated ...

MOOCs transform learning experience - UT The Daily Texan

Sunday, 2/15/2015, at 9:12 PM

UT The Daily Texan

MOOCs transform learning experience
UT The Daily Texan
To this end, the ITL has supported a number of initiatives at UT Austin including innovative online delivery of a large number of “gateway” classes and development of nine massive online courses, or MOOCs, that have reached nearly a quarter of a ...

Translating MOOCs - Inside Higher Ed (blog)

Wednesday, 2/11/2015, at 8:26 PM

Translating MOOCs
Inside Higher Ed (blog)
This led me to ask, how do MOOCs support English as Second Language Learners (ESL), and how do they not? I developed a project, part of the course “T-509 Massive: The Future of Learning at Scale,” at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, to survey ...

Attention anyone who likes learning: MOOCs are still around, and Duke has a ... - Triangle Business Journal

Monday, 2/9/2015, at 9:45 AM

Attention anyone who likes learning: MOOCs are still around, and Duke has a ...
Triangle Business Journal
In these MOOCs, university professors post lessons online for anyone with the Internet to access. They are free to watch, though don't offer college credit in the traditional sense. While some of the media fanfare around MOOCs have died off recently ...

DOCS not MOOCs - Inside Higher Ed (blog)

Monday, 2/2/2015, at 9:34 PM

DOCS not MOOCs
Inside Higher Ed (blog)
This effort is going to fail. The term MOOC is probably too entrenched to change now. But I'm going to give it a try. D - Digital: We replace the 2nd “O” - Online - with Digital. Why? Because very quickly we will witness a flip where the majority of ...
BERGER: The democratizing power of MOOCsUniversity of Virginia The Cavalier Daily

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