Under the radar? Professional education and training

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Source : oecdeducationtoday.blogspot.fr
Auteur : Simon Field
Date de l’info : 13 novembre 2014

In centrally planned economies in the former Soviet bloc, apartments and housing came in rigid standard sizes – there was little choice. The same was true of cars. So households had little choice, and provision was dominated by the supply-side. …

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Will Executives Get on the MOOC Train, Too?

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Source : blogs.wsj.com
Auteur : Melissa Korn
Date de l’info : 3 novembre 2014

Companies are expressing growing interest in using massive, open, online courses in their corporate training initiatives for rank-and-file workers, the Journal reports today. But winning over executives, who are accustomed to concierge services and in-person hobnobbing, might be a tougher feat …

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Coursera’s Plan for Online Education: Expansion in China

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Source : www.businessweek.com
Auteur : Christina Larson
Date de l’info : 27 novembre 2014

Daphne Koller is used to responding to skeptics about the value of online education. As a professor of computer science at Stanford, a MacArthur Foundation “genius” award recipient, and a co-founder of Coursera—one of the leading companies offering massive open online …

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Can Moocs Compete With Traditional MBA Programs?

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Source : www.businessbecause.com
Auteur : Andre Willis
Date de l’info : 29 octobre 2014

Companies want employees with the best credentials, which is why professionals in all fields use continuing education to improve their expertise – and their salaries. For senior managers, an MBA has traditionally been a credential that gives them an edge …

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Demystifying the MOOC

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Source : www.nytimes.com
Auteur : Jeffrey J Selingo
Date de l’info : 29 octobre 2014

When massive open online courses first grabbed the spotlight in 2011, many saw in them promise of a revolutionary force that would disrupt traditional higher education by expanding access and reducing costs. The hope was that MOOCs — classes from …

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More Mooc Developers Disrupt Business Education With Paid-For Courses

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Source : www.businessbecause.com
Auteur : Seb Murray
Date de l’info : 21 octobre 2014

Coursera became the latest learning technology company to expand further into the fee-paying market with a series of programs similar to Moocs – massive online open courses – that are disrupting the business education market. Coursera launched 18 new Specializations last week …

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En 2014, des profs plus jeunes et très connectés

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Source : www.lemonde.fr
Auteur : Maryline Baumard
Date de l’info : 16 octobre 2014

Le cliché du professeur barbu, client de la Camif, syndiqué et qui vote socialiste les yeux fermés a vécu. Le renouvellement des générations place désormais dans les classes une « relève » dont l’Institut Sociovision vient d’esquisser le portrait. L’enquête quantitative réalisée en mars-avril …

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Empowering the Next Generation of Scientists

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Source : www.huffingtonpost.com
Auteur : Sunnie Toelle
Date de l’info : 14 septembre 2014

Michael Bodekaer, 30 and Mads Bonde, 29, founded Labster, an internationally focused company dedicated to the development of pioneering online tools for teaching science globally. I conducted this interview for Truth Atlas‘ “Driving Innovation” series which celebrates successful entrepreneurs. It was originally …

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Measuring the impact of a MOOC course can be complicated

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Source : www.deseretnews.com
Auteur : Eric Schulzke
Date de l’info : 19 août 2014

(…) Brandon Alcorn, Gayle Christensen and Ezekiel J. Emanuel, all from the University of Pennsylvannia, argue in The Atlantic that critiques based on completion rate miss the point, and that MOOCs serve a valuable function even when the course is not completed. Using …

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