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BBC Bitesize - Home. CELTA - Sentence stress. Material Results. DNA from the Beginning DNA from the Beginning is an animated tutorial on DNA, genes and heredity.

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The science behind each concept is explained using... see more DNA from the Beginning is an animated tutorial on DNA, genes and heredity. The science behind each concept is explained using animations related to DNA topics, an image gallery, video interviews, problems, biographies, and links related to DNA. There are three sections, Classical Genetics, Molecules of Genetics and Organization of Genetic Material. Material Type: Simulation Author: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Date Added: Apr 11, 2000 Date Modified: Apr 28, 2015 Pick a Bookmark Collection or Course ePortfolio to put this material in or scroll to the bottom to create a new Bookmark Collection Name the Bookmark Collection to represent the materials you will add Describe the Bookmark Collection so other MERLOT users will know what it contains and if it has value for their work or teaching.

Submitting Bookmarks... About this material: What are Open Educational Resources. There is no one, standard definition of Open Educational Resources.

What are Open Educational Resources

However, the following broad definition of OERs from OER Commons seems to be generally accepted by the community: Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching and learning materials that are freely available online for everyone to use, whether you are an instructor, student or self-learner. Examples of OER include: full courses, course modules, syllabi, lectures, homework assignments, quizzes, lab and classroom activities, pedagogical materials, games, simulations, and many more resources contained in digital media collections from around the world. OERs exist within a wider 'Open' movement and context, explored below. The Open Movement Open source (relating to business and technology)Open source softwareOpen source hardwareOpen standardsOpen access (research)Open designOpen knowledgeOpen data Open content Open courseware Open educational resources Open educational practice What are educational resources? Learning.

Moocs Search. MOOCs from Top Universities. Advertisement Discover Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) from great universities.

MOOCs from Top Universities

Most offer “certificates” or “statements of completion,” though typically not university credit. A “$” indicates that the course is free, but the credential costs money. (See the key below to understand the credentials offered by each course, and see our MOOC FAQ if you have general questions.) Courses are arranged by start date, while evergreen courses, which can begin whenever you wish, are found at the bottom. Free Courses Credential Key CC = Certificate of Completion CA = Certificate of Accomplishment HCC – Honor Code Certificate VC$ = Verified Certificate VCA$ = Verified Certificate of Accomplishment SA = Statement of Accomplishment SP$ = Statement of Participation CM = Certificate of Mastery NI – No Information About Certificate Available NC = No Certificate April 2017 ¿Cómo construir mi modelo de negocio?

March 2017. 50 Top Sources Of Free eLearning Courses. Whether you are looking for a master’s degree program, computer science classes, a K-12 curriculum, or GED study program, this list gives you a look at 50 websites that promise education for free.

50 Top Sources Of Free eLearning Courses

From databases that organize over 1,000,000 students throughout 16 universities, to a small library of documents for those interested in history, the opportunities for free online learning continue to expand as the Internet becomes a crucial component in education. 1. 15 Free Learning Tools You've Probably Never Heard Of.

Canvas Network. Free Online Learning at GCFLearnFree. Research Roundup about MOOCs and Online Learning. The rising of MOOCs brings the interest of scrutinizing the effectiveness of online learning.

Research Roundup about MOOCs and Online Learning

Definitely it’s not a new-born baby, even MIT’s OpenCourseWare is more than 10 years old. But the Web2.0 technologies and new concepts have brought something different and evolving. Journalist’s Resource has put together a roundup on those significant research papers in the past : MOOCs and online learning: Research roundup. A 2012 survey indicated that 41% of those studying online were working professionals, while 31% were undergraduates and graduates. Nearly 40% of respondents reported enrolling because of casual subject interest, and completion rates are low, hovering around 10%, as students struggle to remain motivated in an online environment. Taking online learning as a great opportunity to enhance personalized learning is a good idea.

Excerpt: “Proponents of postsecondary online education were buoyed by a 2009 meta-analysis sponsored by the U.S. Online Courses - Anytime, Anywhere. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of MOOCs. This week I watched the eighth and final set of lectures for "Introduction to Sustainability," the Coursera MOOC I've been taking and chronicling over the past few weeks.

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of MOOCs

This week's topic was "measuring sustainability. " Seated before a camera, a photo of Utah's Arches National Park behind him, Professor Tomkin opened his lecture just as he's opened every lecture for the past seven weeks: "G'day. I'm Jonathan Tomkin from the University of Illinois," pronounced with a smile and an Australian accent. I'd like to meet Professor Tomkin. He seems friendly and fair-minded, the kind of professor whose office door would always be open. Related: How to Nab Free Money for College. HASTAC.