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edX to partner cos for hiring, skill initiatives

edX, a non-profit massive open online course (Mooc), founded in 2012 by Harvard University and MIT, is betting big on India and looking to partner with corporates for hiring and upskilling.Students ca

Learning with MOOCs – Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Eventbrite – eKnow How presents Learning with MOOCs – Geelong Library and Heritage Centre – Friday, 29 April 2016 at Geelong Library, Geelong, VIC. Find event and ticket information.

MOOCs are here to replace professors: defuting a conspiracy theory | Drink a Cup of Tea

The Conspiracy Theory of MOOCs


It goes like this: well thinking, thoughtful academics are quick to note how pleased managers are with MOOCs. Incredible scale (cheap!), exposure (bringing in well paying students), fewer teaching positions (reduce cost). What is not to like if you are the head of finances, right? Managers of universities are presumed to be quick to jump on this trend to economize further and fire all but a few of the star academians. No more face to face learning. It all goes digital. Hallujah!

Validation of Non-formal MOOC-based Learning: An Analysis of Assessment and Recognition Practices in Europe (OpenCred)

This study aims to inform the debate on the recognition of MOOC-based learning and to offer guidelines and recommendations to both convenors of open learning and higher education institutions working towards a better bridge between formal education and
non-formal learning.


It will also identify ways in which European policy can enable the recognition of non-formal open learning on a wider scale.

Course: Coaching Digital Learning – Spring 2016

Coaching educators to create digital learning environments is a challenging, important, and highly collaborative role. Individuals who play this role are instrumental in cultivating a digital learning culture within their school, district and/or state. This course allows you to learn along with your colleagues from other schools and districts to enhance your digital learning content knowledge and further develop coaching strategies.

Expand your horizons with a MOOC

January may have come and gone but it’s not too late to start out on your new year’s resolution if that was to learn something new. With hundreds of free courses available online from top universities around the world – covering everything and anything from calculus to climate change – MOOCs might just be the answer you’re looking for.

Why we love MOOCs!

The MOOC team at the University of Melbourne may be small but we sure are passionate about what we do. Get to know us and read our stories about why we love working on MOOCs.

Will Taking a MOOC Help You Get Into College?

MOOCs have increased access to higher education for thousands. Learn more about smart classes to take — and whether they can help get you into college.

What is a MOOC?

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ColinHickie’s insight:
Everything you need to know about MOOCs!

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