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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Developing a framework for teaching open courses

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Source : educationaltechnology.ca
Auteur : Katia Hildebrandt
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3327017298_54329ddda7_o-1024x427Recently, we presented at OER15 in Cardiff, Wales, on the topic of developing a framework for open courses. In our session, we considered our experiences in facilitating MOOC type courses in order to think through and address the challenges that these …

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EdX and Qualcomm to build the next generation mobile learning experience

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Source : www.marketwatch.com
Auteur : MarketWatch
Date de l’info : 13 mai 2015

MobilePhoneSubway_webEdX, a nonprofit learning destination, and Qualcomm Education, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated QCOM, +1.37% the leading global provider of wireless technology, today announced a collaboration to further develop edX’s MOOC (massive open online course) mobile capabilities and enhance …

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Online Learning Revolution Pushes Further Into Corporate Training

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Source : www.businessbecause.com
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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Microsoft and edX Partner to Offer Free IT Development Courses

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Source : www.class-central.com
Auteur : Charlie Chung
Date de l’info : 10 mars 2015

computer-learning-gettyedX announced today that Microsoft will design and deliver MOOCs on the edX platform, starting at the end of the month. The following are the initial courses that will be offered: Programming with C# Introduction to TypeScript (co-taught by Microsoft …

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Making the most of the MOOC experience

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Source : www.thehindu.com
Auteur : Malavika Srikanth,
Date de l’info : 17 janvier 2015

a96bedfa-54af-11e3-b3c2-710930a3c276_syd-652l2hszwfs18s36iisi--646x363In mid-2012 I completed my first massive online open course, or MOOC, the kind widely offered by Coursera, EdX, Udacity and so on in partnership with different educational institutions. It was on clinical trials and ethical practices, offered by Johns …

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Educating Minds Online

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Source : chronicle.com
Auteur : James M. Lang
Date de l’info : 8 décembre 2014

photo_57145_wide_largeThis fall I attended a conference at Rice University where Anant Agarwal, chief executive of EdX, and Daphne Koller, president of Coursera, spoke on “teaching in the university of tomorrow.” They highlighted the potential of online courses to expand access …

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Online learning ‘the only way to go’

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Source : www.itweb.co.za
Auteur : Tyson Ngubeni
Date de l’info : 28 décembre 2014

1000_scholarshipsWits and UCT have partnered with international MOOC providers to widen access to learning material. As universities try to balance rising demand for tertiary education with expansion challenges, education experts say Web-based e-learning models will increasingly play a pivotal role …

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MOOCs in 2014: Breaking Down the Numbers

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Source : www.edsurge.com
Auteur : Dhawal Shah
Date de l’info : 26 décembre 2014

xhalf_size_1_1419622950n November 2011 I was taking one of the first MOOCs from Stanford. At that time, many new MOOCs were being announced and I started Class Central as a way to keep track of them and figure out what I …

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The MOOC Revolution: Ocean of Opportunities for Startups

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Auteur : Tony Paul
Date de l’info : 6 décembre 2014

1ff18edWhen the internet hits an industry, the results are usually huge and it opens an ocean of opportunities for startups. The estimated market size of the Indian education market is 5.9 trillion rupees for the year 2014-15. The online market for …

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