Open & Distance Learning » Introduction to Lean Sigma Quality(Free MOOC) Introduction to Lean Sigma Quality(Free MOOC) Welcome to IT Sligo’s first MOOC! The Irish Prime Minister, An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny presents IT Sligo President Terri Scott with a Public Service Excellence Award for our online courses. IT Sligo’s first MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), launched on November 4th, 2013, taking the form of a free, six-week online course in Lean Sigma Quality. 2400 registered their interest before we had to close down registrations.
Dr. Scott D. Miller: MOOC-Covered Towers? Online Education's Coming Impact on Traditional College When I recently mentioned to some higher-education colleagues my concern about MOOCs, I was astonished that none of them seemed to know what I was talking about. They ignore MOOCs at their peril. Here's why: MOOCs, or "massive open online courses," reflect the continuing emergence and influence of consumer demand in the traditional higher education arena, with a technological vengeance.
AAEEBL - Home for the World ePortfolio Community Welcome to the new AAEEBL Online Community Site! You may already know us from our services online or on-location at an AAEEBL conference, or you may be a first-time visitor. In either case, welcome, and please understand that this site is new to us also! Best-known for our eportfolio advocacy, we hope you find that AAEEBL Online offers services that facilitate interaction around topics related to 21st Century learning-centered education and beyond. Are you brand new to AAEEBL? Please click HERE for instructions on joining our site. education Welcome to the free OpenLearn course on open education. This course runs over seven weeks and is focused around the subject of openness in education. The course is an adapted extract from the Open University Masters-level course H817 Openness and innovation in elearning55 [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip56)] (of which this is one of four blocks) and open, informal learners.
Creativity & Multicultural Communication Welcome To Creativity and Multicultural Communication CMC11 is an open online course that over 13 weeks explores the domain of Creativity and global communication in multidisciplinary venues. Participation is open to everyone and there are no fees or subscriptions required. Please make sure you register here to receive the daily newsletter, NewPosts. Register Here Increasingly, the challenges we face are complex and open-ended and knowledge alone is not enough to reach innovative and effective approaches to these challenges. Moving Towards a Culture of Learning #MOOCs Update: I couldn't help but notice an influx of visitors from the revered OlDaily Site (Stephen Downes). There, 3 types of MOOCs are incorrectly attributed to me, a self-confessed ignoramus on MOOCs (at this time!). Here's my note to Stephen about the correction: Stephen, please note the citation at the bottom of the section dividing MOOCs into 3 areas. I do not claim credit for it, only quote it as an example of how MOOCs are being classified.
With ePortfolio Evidence C-Level View | Feature The Taming of the MOOC--With ePortfolio Evidence By Trent Batson01/16/13 The IT revolution that was supposed to transform higher education has failed to materialize, at least in the way we had imagined it. Teach the web Your browser may lack functionality needed by Webmaker to function properly. Please upgrade your browser for an improved experience. Welcome to Webmaker! That username is taken You must choose a username Invalid username. 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.
Researchers Recommend Core Changes in Education Troubling trends involving work, college, and social inequity cited (IRVINE, Calif) -- Close the gap between the no-frills learning that too often happens in-school and the interactive, hands-on learning that usually takes place out of school. Take advantage of the Internet’s ability to help youth develop knowledge, expertise, skills and important new literacies.
Course: ECP2012OpenCourse: Designing an Exemplary Course CourseSites by Blackboard Designing an Exemplary Course Welcome! The facilitated aspect of this course has ended, however the course is open indefinitely to utilize as a self-paced experience. Course Description: Using the Blackboard Exemplary Course Program (ECP) Rubric as a guide, this open course will provide both theoretical concepts and practical tools for instructors to recognize, organize, and build online courses for both blended learners and online learners. Presenters: ECP Directors and 2012 ECP Winners representing over ten institutions Duration: Open indefinitley