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September 2015

NOOCify the MOOC

This article explores NOOCs (Nano Open Online Courses), NLE (Nano Learning Experience/s) and LH (Learning Hour/s), and how they will transform primary, seconda…

Applying lessons from MOOCs to inform future teaching practice

Applying lessons from MOOCs to inform future teaching practice
Session outline:
Focused learning activities [1], engaging peer assessments[2], and giving students choice and flexibility[3] in the way they learn – these are some of the lessons learned from delivering courses to the 900,000+ online students that have so far enrolled in MOOCs delivered by the University of Melbourne.
During this session, two presenters will share what they have learned through their MOOC experience and how th

How Humans Can Win the Race Against the Machines

Keywords: What American education needs is a technology revolution—one designed to leverage software and machines not merely to replace humans, but to enhance them.

Russia should not overestimate the impact of MOOCs

Massive open online courses are just the newest component of a broad digital transformation that is occurring within the educational sector. It’s still too early to call them the future of Russian education

4 ways MOOCs are changing professional development

Massive open online courses, or MOOCs, offer a powerful platform for enterprise training, education and development – at big cost savings and with greater efficiency.

GSPM launches MOOC in Spanish – The GW Hatchet

Next month, the University will launch its first massive open online course taught in a foreign language.

E-Learning Study: Great Market Potential for Online Courses in Germany and the US in B2C and B2B Segments

LUXEMBOURG, Sept. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The study done by Dr. Sandra Boehrs, Prof. Dr. Andreas…

A Free Online Class Is Making Up For Your High School’s Sex Ed Fails

Northwestern student or not, you can get in on this class.

MOOCs payoff is real: report

A new report, billed as “the first longitudinal study of open online learning outcomes,” suggests while many of the benefits of completing a MOOC are intangible, many learners credit MOOCs directly for pay raises, promotions, academic progress and more.

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