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