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The Best Free Business MOOCs Starting In July - Pulse

Thursday, 6/25/2015, at 9:42 AM

Pulse

The Best Free Business MOOCs Starting In July
Pulse
THESE MOOCS CAN GET YOU UP TO SPEED – FAST! If you haven't fully grasped debits and dividends, assets and amortization, or earnings and liabilities, here's some news to lighten your worries. With six major courses in accounting and finance, July is ...

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The Current Influence of MOOCs on Professional Development - Education World

Wednesday, 6/24/2015, at 2:40 PM

The Current Influence of MOOCs on Professional Development
Education World
Most professional development offerings for teachers are dated and rendered useless, the article said. MOOCs represent the direction where professional development for teachers should be going- digital, and focused on the work of successful educators.

Of Monsters and MOOCS: Why UC Irvine Is Teaching About Vampires - EdSurge

Monday, 6/22/2015, at 10:34 AM

Of Monsters and MOOCS: Why UC Irvine Is Teaching About Vampires
EdSurge
Hackers, diseases and…vampires? Classes must be starting up again for UC Irvine and Instructure, which are teaming up to offer a free MOOC based on the FX show, The Strain. Titled “Fight or Die: The Science Behind FX's The Strain,” the course will be ...

Moocs aim to keep engaged students coming back for more - Financial Times

Monday, 6/22/2015, at 5:20 AM

Financial Times

Moocs aim to keep engaged students coming back for more
Financial Times
It is a problem as old as teaching itself, merely transferred to the era of the Mooc: how do you keep students coming back for more? When massive open online courses, or Moocs, first appeared, much of the hype centred on the “democratisation of ...

Student engagement, billionaires, and art MOOCs: The week's most-read ... - Education Dive

Friday, 6/19/2015, at 12:04 PM

Education Dive

Student engagement, billionaires, and art MOOCs: The week's most-read ...
Education Dive
This week, Education Dive took a look at how in-class communication tools are being used to boost student engagement, with Ohio State University CIO Mike Hofherr weighing in on his institution's use of Top Hat. Additionally, we profiled seven education ...

Is Small Beautiful? - Harvard Magazine

Tuesday, 6/16/2015, at 3:37 PM

Harvard Magazine

Is Small Beautiful?
Harvard Magazine
In May 2012, edX president Anant Agarwal introduced Harvard and MIT's joint venture in massive open online courses (MOOCs)with a bold promise: “Online education will change the world.” In the years since, the hype surrounding MOOCs has oscillated ...

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How Entrepreneurs Are Rethinking MOOCs - Forbes

Wednesday, 6/10/2015, at 5:19 PM

Forbes

How Entrepreneurs Are Rethinking MOOCs
Forbes
Only a few years ago, plenty of people were arguing that MOOCs, or massive open online courses, were going to completely disrupt colleges. Instead of having a professor lecture to a few hundred students—how inefficient and retro!—thousands of people ...
IIMBx to launch 12 free MOOCs this academic yearHindu Business Line
Study Free With IIM-Bangalore's Open Online CoursesThe New Indian Express
MOOC Provider Pledges 'Open' License OptionEducation Week (subscription) (blog)
The Hindu -PR Newswire India (press release)
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MOOCs Emerge As Disruptors To Corporate Learning - Forbes

Wednesday, 6/10/2015, at 10:42 AM

Forbes

MOOCs Emerge As Disruptors To Corporate Learning
Forbes
Three years ago, Thomas Friedman, Op-Ed Columnist for the New York Times wrote the forward looking column Come The Revolution where he summed up the disruption of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) on higher education in this way: “Big ...

A clearer role for MOOCs - Harvard Gazette

Friday, 6/5/2015, at 3:30 PM

Harvard Gazette

A clearer role for MOOCs
Harvard Gazette
Massive open online courses, or MOOCS, will not destroy the university as we know it, says Lawrence S. Bacow, member of the Harvard Corporation and former president of Tufts University. While this burgeoning educational trend may seem poised to ...

Learning Platform Announces Social Platform for "Mini-MOOCS" - Education World

Friday, 6/5/2015, at 11:12 AM

Learning Platform Announces Social Platform for "Mini-MOOCS"
Education World
EdCast, a personal learning network, announced its plans to create a new educational social media platform that allows for the sharing of "Mini-MOOCS," or video snippets of educational content during the Future Learning 2020 Summit, according to ...