UN launches open online course for Sustainable Development Goal awareness

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Source : www.eco-business.com
Auteur : China.org.cn
Date de l’info : 8 août 2016

b8aeed96bc36190e41a607_news_featuredThe UNDP in China launched an open course to promote public engagement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in China on Aug. 4 in Beijing, less than one year after the SDGs were adopted. The UNDP Massive Open Online Course …

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Better Residential Learning Is The True Innovation of MOOCs

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Source : www.insidehighered.com
Auteur : Joshua Kim
Date de l’info : 10 novembre 2015

Education, technology and internet concept - smiling male studenhis week the edX community is being graciously hosted by Georgetown University to discuss our initiatives in open online learning. EdX is, at its heart, a non-profit consortium of educational providers. This is not what I think folks normally think of …

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Worth Sharing: Global policy forum to forge future of online learning

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Auteur : Katrin Becker
Date de l’info : 19 septembre 2015

ropesUniversity World News did an excellent interview with HETL Chief Liaison and HETL Vice President, Professor Mandla Makhanya, Vice-Chancellor of the University of South Africa (UNISA), one of the largest universities in the world: “People from across the world have been …

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Myths about learning in the era of technological acceleration

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Auteur : Nigel Young
Date de l’info : 16 septembre 2015

236A0433So by now you may be aware we’re in somewhat of a technological revolution.  The thing about the technologies flying in and out of our world is not that they’re happening fast – they always seem fast – but that …

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Education today is about personal transformation

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Auteur : David Shields
Date de l’info : 13 avril 2015

career2Every spring more than 200 women gather at Walsh College for Entrepreneur-YOU, the only Southeast Michigan day-long conference for women seeking to start a business or build one they’ve already created. It’s one of many ways people stay current in …

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Online Learning Revolution Pushes Further Into Corporate Training

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Auteur : Seb Murray
Date de l’info : 23 mars 2015

0005446f3cf727baAs business warms to online learning, the Silicon Valley start-ups behind Moocs are pushing further into the lucrative field of executive education. The developers of Moocs – massive open online courses – have been reaping havoc on traditional education models …

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Alibaba and top Chinese university launch new education portal for MOOCs

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Source : www.techinasia.com
Auteur : Paul Bischoff
Date de l’info : 2 mars 2015

b7c3d58d523b74de8b2b2ff004dedafeOne of China’s most highly regarded universities has partnered with the country’s biggest ecommerce company to create a new website for massive open online courses, or MOOCs. The generically named Chinese MOOCs was just launched by Peking University and Alibaba as …

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What’s Moving the Needle in Mobile Edtech?

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Source : www.edsurge.com
Auteur : Tony Wan
Date de l’info : 20 février 2015

10580-backlight_keyboard_600Mobile is one of the biggest drivers of technology growth around the world. And with it comes the promise of learning anywhere, anytime at one’s fingertips. But has mobile technology truly transformed the process of teaching and learning–or is it …

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Can online classrooms help the developing world catch up?

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Auteur : Adi Robertson
Date de l’info : 15 février 2015

GIF1_1200x675_v2.0In 2012, a 15-year-old named Battushig Myanganbayar aced a circuits and electronics course designed for sophomores at MIT — from his school in Ulan Bator, Mongolia. Myanganbayar had watched lectures in English, a second language, and worked through the course …

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One Reason to Offer Free Online Courses: Alumni Engagement

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Source : chronicle.com
Auteur : Casey Fabris
Date de l’info : 13 janvier 2015

education-online-courses-heroConversations about the atomic bomb can go only so far among a classroom of 20-somethings. It’s hard for today’s students to imagine living in 1945, experiencing a world war, or, for most, serving in the military. But bring alumni—with many …

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