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MOOCs - 9 points on what I like, and what I don't
Over two years ago I wrote about a few experiences I'd had with some online courses / MOOCs, and why I 'failed' (according to the general headline figures of engagement, attendance, etc. that are used
Oxford’s Free Course Critical Reasoning For Beginners Will Teach You to Think Like a Philosopher
When I was younger, I often found myself disagreeing with something I’d read or heard, but couldn't explain exactly why. Despite being unable to pinpoint the precise reasons, I had a strong sense that the rules of logic were being violated.
MOOC for TEFL Teacher Development Training - Enroll Now!
WizIQ announces massive open online course (MOOC) for English teachers by the International Teacher Development Institute (iTDi). MOOC is designed for English teachers to enhance their teaching skills.
Why MOOCs are Good for Teacher Professional Development! - OnlineUniversities.com
While I am not a huge fan of MOOCs (see "MOOCs – The Opium of the Masses") I think that there is one area in which they might actually be extremely useful – ongoing teacher professional development (PD). They are a good fit to help meet a very specific need, which they could do quite …
A Handy Cheatsheet on MOOCs (EdSurge News) | Recursos Online
XMOOC, cMOOC, BOOC, DOCC and SPOC--are you up to speed on all the different flavors of MOOCs?
The MOOCs Are Here: Are You Excited, or Scared? [#Infographic]
For better or for worse, massive open online courses are set to disrupt the tradition of higher education.
MOOCs’ disruption is only beginning - The Boston Globe
Journalists, as 2013 ended, were busy declaring the death of MOOCs, more formally known as massive open online courses. Silicon Valley startup Udacity, one of the first to offer the free Web-based college classes, had just announced its pivot to vocational training — a sure sign to some that this much-hyped revolution in higher education had failed. The collective sigh of relief from more traditional colleges and universities was audible.
GradHacking the MOOC | Inside Higher Ed
It is undeniable that we are currently living in the time of the MOOC (Massively Open Online Course, just in case you were catching up on Downton Abbey and missed it). Every day new headlines pop up at Inside Higher Ed and The New York Times discussing the impact of MOOCs, who's joined forces with Coursera or Udacity or edX or some combination of the three, what Higher Ed