Online courses explode, but 90 percent of enrollees drop out within two weeks. Why?

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Source : getschooled.blog.myajc.com
Auteur : Satesh Bidaisee, Maureen Downey
Date de l’info : 3 août 2016

blogging-336376aThe recent growth of online education has been astounding. Last year, 35 million people signed up for at least one online college-level class. That’s more than double the previous year’s enrollment. The popularity of online learning is easy to understand. …

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Learn about IT, security and hacking online for free

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Source : www.techworm.net
Auteur : Kavita Iyer
Date de l’info : 2 août 2016

positive-side-of-hackingThe term ‘hacking’ is much more than using software to brute-force a password, or hiring a botnet to launch DDoS attacks against a website for the fun of it or cracking your media streaming kit to download shows for free. …

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3 Ways to Use MOOCs to Advance Your Career

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Source : hbr.org
Auteur : Walter Frick
Date de l’info : 26 juillet 2016

BooksThe vast majority of people who sign up for a MOOC—a massive open online course—never complete it. More than 50% consume less than half of the course’s content. This is wrongly viewed as evidence that MOOCs don’t work, that people …

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MOOC and learn: The university with 35 million students

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Source : www.techradar.com
Auteur : Jamie Carter
Date de l’info : 14 avril 2016

Micro-targeted online ‘MOOC’ learning is becoming increasingly relevant. Speaking to the New York Times in February 2016, AT&T’s CEO and Chairman, Randall Stephenson, said that people who don’t spend five hours a week online learning will make themselves obsolete. He …

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MOOCs and higher education: evolution or revolution?

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Source : blog.oup.com
Auteur : John Daniel
Date de l’info : 26 avril 2016

Crowd_MoocsFour years after the MOOCs craze began, where are we today? MOOCs provide a good example of our tendency to overestimate the significance of innovations in the short term whilst underestimating their long-term impact. The early predictions of a revolution …

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EdTech: Business Mooc Maker Udacity Is Embracing Blended Campus/Online Learning

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Source : www.businessbecause.com
Auteur : Seb Murray
Date de l’info : 20 avril 2016

class-central-bg-udacityUdacity, the business Mooc platform valued at $1 billion, is pushing into blended online/campus learning — fresh evidence that a combined digital/physical approach is king. Udacity’s mix of bricks and clicks marks what many academic leaders, and edtech executives, see …

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MOOC vs LMS — the opportunities for workplace learning

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Source : medium.com
Auteur : Conor Gilligan
Date de l’info : 26 octobre 2015

MOOC3-702x250MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses) first emerged in 2008 but became widely known when Stanford University released their first open enrolment course in 2012. Since then, MOOCs have become hugely popular and are offered by leading universities from Harvard to …

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The digital revolution in higher education has already happened. No one noticed.

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Source : medium.com
Auteur : Clay Shirky
Date de l’info : 6 novembre 2015

120612115137-bennett-college-education-horizontal-large-galleryThe digital revolution in higher education has happened. In the fall of 2012, the most recent semester with complete data in the U.S., four million undergraduates took at least one course online, out of sixteen million total, with growth up …

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Are MOOCs the “digital albums” of education?

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Source : medium.com
Auteur : Margaux Pelen
Date de l’info : 22 juillet 2015

moocs-digital-albums-of-education-1“Once upon a time, there were physical CDs. The order of each song mattered, for the album was often played as an uninterrupted piece. Then came the computer and music became digital. You could play all your songs in the …

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The Truth about MOOCs or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Online Education

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Source : medium.com
Auteur : Kadenze
Date de l’info : 13 juillet 2015

1-P1xcKPj8DyRnT50Dgke4CAThe first time that I heard the word “mo͝ok” was in the classic Martin Scorsese film, Mean Streets (Trigger warning: Profanity). It has now been 4 years since Sebastian Thrun and Peter Norvig offered “Introduction to Artificial Intelligence” to over …

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