Survey: MOOCs Supplement Traditional Higher Ed MOOCs Survey: MOOCs Supplement Traditional Higher Ed A new survey of students enrolled in massive open online courses (MOOCs) suggests that the courses are supplementing traditional higher education forms and "democratizing learning." e-Lab Courses: Login to the site Hi! For full access to courses you'll need to take a minute to create a new account for yourself on this web site. Each of the individual courses may also have a one-time "enrolment key", which you won't need until later. Here are the steps: Fill out the New Account form with your details. An email will be immediately sent to your email address.
12 Emerging Educational Uses of Technology That Are Most Exciting Right Now Well, it's that time of year again … the start of a new school year. With it often comes the irresistible urge to make another list, or even better … many lists! Lists help us to plan, and they can also help us reflect and assess. One list I really enjoy putting together as we head into a new academic year is an updated look at which educational uses of technology have shown the most promise over the last year. Which tools and techniques most excite me as I look forward to another year of striving for continuous improvement as a teacher, technologist, and #edtech advocate? And as different technology uses take the spotlight, which of them are standing out a little less?
epcop_learnspace Do you want to know all about eportfolios? Then join us here in this Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) and experience the What, Why, How, Where, So What, Now What and Then What of creating and reflecting in Eportfolios! The learnspace is a library, a resource kit, a gallery, a classroom, and a communication portal - a space for participants to learn collaboratively about Eportfolios. The learnspace has also provided a space for the EpCoP design team to discuss, select and gather relevant resources, activities, communications and networks that are structured to help practitioners to build an awareness of the power of Eportfolios and to develop the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) for: VET practitioners developing a professional e-portfolio to support their CPD needs (eg industry and professional currency)
A Brief Review of All Comic Books Teaching Statistics Rasmus Bååth and Christian Robert Being more or less an autodidact when it comes to statistics, I have a weak spot for books that try to introduce statistics in an accessible way. I have therefore collected what I believe are all books that introduce statistics using comics (at least those written in English). Except for including comics, these four books (yes, there are four) have in common that they assume no previous experience in statistics and are mostly focused on classical null hypothesis significance testing. Where they differ, and here they differ a lot, is in how well they explain the material. The best book is a real class act while one almost seems to be written to confuse.
Art Schools Go MOOC, With a New Online Platform 18 June Teaching free courses in the arts as MOOCs had bee tried before via Coursera, but it did not work out well, so its authors frustrated by limitations of the Coursera platform, just left it – until now. The new virtual art school Kadenze has teamed up with 18 institutions, including Stanford and Princeton Universities, to create a digital platform designed for arts courses. Edx XSeries Program Aerodynamics Explore fundamentals of fluid mechanics and their application in aerodynamics. MITx Current
50 Free Animation Tools And Resources For Digital Learners 50 Animation Tools & Resources For Digital Learners by Lisa Chesser, opencolleges.edu.au A purple monster with wild curls spiraling out of control explains the economics of oil production in the Sudan to students in Los Angeles, Sydney, Berlin, Jerusalem, and Riyadh. That is education and animation working together to teach students everywhere, everything they ever wanted to know.
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