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Feel free to add yours, with a short description. (These are organized by primary course language: any better ideas?) English. Merchants-of-moocs.pdf. The Global Future of Education at 5.5 Inches. The future higher education is in South Asia, East Asia, and Africa.
And that future is mobile learning and competency based credentialing. The population of Africa today is a bit over a 1.1 billion. The media age of African's is 18, and over 435 million African’s are less than 15 years old. By 2100 the African population could grow to 4 billion, during which time Africa will enjoy a demographic dividend of rapidly lowering mortality, declining fertility, longer life spans, and a growing and productive workforce. Hundreds of millions of people in Africa will follow the same trajectory of rising expectations, urbanization, and educational attainment that we have seen in East Asia. Africa will never be able to build enough postsecondary institutions to keep up with the demand. The solution will be found in mobile learning. The same story that I just told for Africa will happen (more quickly) in East and South Asia.
Offre. Les États-Unis déjà dans l'après-Mooc. 8 Things You Should Know About MOOCs - Technology. Mooc Tracker. Massive open online courses – or Moocs – are web-based classes that offer students self-paced learning in their subject of choice.
Recently-listed free courses on this page include: Although Moocs are non-degree programmes, the content of many of these courses is often similar to that of a university-level programme. Some Mooc platforms, including Coursera and edX, partner with top universities to offer courses. A number of Moocs, listed in our interactive directory below, cover different aspects of business and management. Search for courses by adding keywords into the “Filter” field, for example, marketing. Business School, Disrupted. Photo If any institution is equipped to handle questions of strategy, it is Harvard Business School, whose professors have coined so much of the strategic lexicon used in classrooms and boardrooms that it’s hard to discuss the topic without recourse to their concepts: Competitive advantage.
Disruptive innovation. The value chain. But when its dean, Nitin Nohria, faced the school’s biggest strategic decision since 1924 — the year it planned its campus and adopted the case-study method as its pedagogical cornerstone — he ran into an issue. If a MOOC instructor moves, who keeps the intellectual property rights? @insidehighered. When faculty members move from one institution to the next, so do their courses, but after having spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to prepare those courses to a massive audience, are universities entitled to a share of the rights?
The question has so far gone unanswered (though not undiscussed) even at some of the earliest entrants into the massive open online course market, including Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Since MOOC providers have gotten out of the intellectual property rights debate by saying they will honor whatever policy their institutional partners have in place, it falls on the universities to settle the matter. Almost two years after Harvard and MIT jointly launched the MOOC provider edX, Sanjay E.
Sarma, director of digital learning at MIT, said his institution has "figured it out. " "Faculty have always had certain expectations and rights, and we want to respect them," Sarma said. MOOC : Google au lancement d'un Youtube des cours en ligne. Anant Argawal, président de la plateforme d'apprentissage edX, versant dans les MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses, ou cours en ligne ouverts), a annoncé le lancement à venir d'un « Youtube des cours en ligne » avec Google pour partenaire.
Tandis que 2014 pourrait bien être l'année du boum pour cette pratique d'enseignement, le mouvement devrait permettre à chacun de diffuser ses propres cours. Formations ouvertes. FIRST BUSINESS MOOC - RUE89. Si vous n'avez pas grandi avec Internet, ne désespérez pas, Sophie Caillat non plus !
Elle n'a pas pris le biberon en tenant une tablette à la main, et a envoyé un email pour la première fois alors qu'elle était déjà majeure. Ce qui ne l'a pas empêchée d'animer le service multimédia de l'agence Reuters au début des années 2000, à sa sortie de l'école de journalisme. Lorsque elle a rejoint l'équipe de Rue89, en 2008, les réseaux sociaux vivaient leur Préhistoire. Entre xMOOC et cMOOC ... redonner du sens à la présence ? Online university courses can't change the world alone - opinion - 10 March 2014.
They promise equality of access to higher learning, but online courses will only succeed with better general education in place first, say two educationalists A REVOLUTION in education has been promised with a little help from technology.
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are free, online university-level instruction that anyone can access from anywhere, at least in theory. They have dominated headlines in the sector in recent years. Proponents have made bold claims for a fundamental change in higher education – drastically decreasing price and increasing access. Thomas Friedman, in an article in The New York Times, argued that nothing has greater potential to "lift more people out of poverty" and to "unlock a billion more brains to solve the world's biggest problems". Until recently, the debate has been a fact-free zone. At least in their early stages, these courses are not providing the revolution in access that proponents claim. First, we need to bridge the digital divide. Free exchange: Massive open online forces. A MOOC Platform Based on Engagement.
MOOCs | Feature A MOOC Platform Based on Engagement Eschewing the talking-head approach of mainstream MOOCs, NovoEd stakes its claim on MOOCs that emphasize student-centered learning and collaboration.
By Greg Thompson11/06/13 One of the biggest criticisms of the type of MOOCs produced by edX, Coursera, and Udacity is that they tend to replicate at scale a centuries-old pedagogy: the sage on the stage. It was not always thus with MOOCs. Now a recent entrant to the MOOC scene, NovoEd, is revisiting the original concept by focusing on student-centered learning. "The problem right now with most MOOCs out there is that they are focusing on the most boring part of education--the talking head and multiple-choice questions," said Saberi, who is currently on leave from Stanford to focus on his startup. New MOOC Provider Says It Fosters Peer Interaction – Wired Campus - Blogs. Students in Ghana using NovoEd at an internet cafe.
The field of massive-open-online-course providers is becoming crowded. That’s even more so at Stanford University, where Udacity and Coursera, two of the largest providers, got their start. Now there’s a new platform to add to the list. NovoEd, which officially opened on Monday, will begin offering seven courses to the public next week, as well as 10 private courses for Stanford students. Amin Saberi, a Stanford professor and the start-up company’s founder and chief executive, said there’s a key difference between NovoEd and existing MOOC options: peer interaction. Five myths about Moocs. Diana Laurillard explains why a model based on unsupervised learning is not the answer Source: Dale Edwin Murray Moocs will not solve the problem of expensive undergraduate education or educational scarcity in emerging economies. Penn GSE Study Shows MOOCs Have Relatively Few Active Users, With Only a Few Persisting to Course End. Contact: Kat Stein, Exec. Director of Communicationskatstein@gse.upenn.edu / (215) 898-9642 Austin, Texas, December 5, 2013—Emerging data from a University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education (Penn GSE) study show that massive open online courses (MOOCs) have relatively few active users, that user “engagement” falls off dramatically—especially after the first 1-2 weeks of a course—and that few users persist to the course end.
Presented today by Laura Perna and Alan Ruby at the MOOC Research Initiative Conference in Texas, the findings are from the newly established Alliance for Higher Education & Democracy at Penn GSE. The Penn GSE study analyzed the movement of a million users through sixteen Coursera courses offered by the University of Pennsylvania from June 2012 to June 2013. The project aimed to identify key transition points for users – such as when users enter and leave courses – as well as when and how users participate in the courses. Emerging findings: Penn GSE Study Shows MOOCs Have Relatively Few Active Users, With Only a Few Persisting to Course End. MOOC Student Survey: Who Enrolls in Online Education? Who Takes MOOCs? Trending You have read: free articles in the past 30 days. Already a subscriber?
Log in here. FIRST BUSINESS MOOC. Actualités des MOOC européens. Massive Open Online Courses MOOC Europe. Simon Nelson, Launch CEO Futurelearn - Futurelearn. Blog Posted by FutureLearn14 Feb 2013 Simon Nelson The role that entertainment plays in learning is often overlooked. COMMUNIQUES DE PRESSE - Communiqué de presse - Mme Vassiliou salue le lancement des premiers MOOC paneuropéens au niveau universitaire. Learn. Collaborate. Innovate. Unisciel - L'Université des sciences en ligne. Stanford University to Collaborate with edX on Development of Non-Profit Open Source edX Platform. Ed School Launches Self-Help Course on HarvardX The Graduate School of Education launched its first course through the online education platform HarvardX on Tuesday.
The new course—GSE1x: “Unlocking the Immunity to Change: A New Approach to Personal Improvement”—will focus on helping people achieve their personal goals through online videos, interactive elements, and forums.more Anant Agarwal on the future of EdX and a key new hire EdX has hired ex-Vistaprint executive Wendy Cebula as its president and COO. The nonprofit online learning platform has grown tremendously in two years and it's time to beef up the management team, according to Anant Agarwal, who has been serving as EdX's president and now will become its CEO. more. Major Players in the MOOC Universe - The Digital Campus 2013. Portfolios en pédagogie universitaire.
MOOC completion rates. The Chronicle of Higher Education - June 7, 2013 - Page A15. Students flock to MOOCs to complement studies. Kritika Desai, a final-year student of English literature at Jadhavpur University in Kolkata, has just enrolled for an “Introduction to Finance” on Coursera – a platform providing massive open online courses, or MOOCs.
The course is offered by the University of Michigan. “In India, no university provides a combination of literature and finance. Pourquoi l’école française a tant de mal à passer au numérique. Il flotte encore dans les classes comme une odeur de craie. Même après une bonne quinzaine de plans numériques, le petit crissement n’a pas si souvent laissé place au stylet numérique.
Comment l’école française a-t-elle raté toutes ces révolutions, au point qu’aujourd’hui, de l’avis d’un des consultants les plus au fait de la réalité du terrain, « un tiers des collectivités territoriales ont des établissements équipés où ça fonctionne. Le second tiers a juste besoin de la petite étincelle pour que ça démarre. Et le dernier, lui, a trop de soucis financiers pour y penser». A quoi servent les tablettes à l'école ? Plate-formes de MOOCs, déjà la seconde génération. The Processing Portfolio of fuscia.info.