Open Culture - Free Cultural & Educational Media Online MOOCs: Top 10 Sites for Free Education With Elite Universities MOOC stands for Massive Open Online Courses. Although there has been access to free online courses on the Internet for years, the quality and quantity of courses has changed. Access to free courses has allowed students to obtain a level of education that many only could dream of in the past. This has changed the face of education. In The New York Times article Instruction for Masses Knocked Down Campus Walls, author Tamar Lewin stated, “in the past few months hundreds of thousands of motivated students around the world who lack access to elite universities have been embracing them as a path toward sophisticated skills and high-paying jobs, without paying tuition or collecting a college degree.” Although MOOCs are the latest trend, not everyone agrees that schools should offer them. There may also be some issues for students who lack motivation. For those who desire a free education and have the motivation, the following includes the: Top 10 Sites for Information about MOOCs:
OpenupEd MOOC - Wikipedia qui explique ce que sont les MOOC Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Pour l’article homophone, voir Mook. Un cours en ligne ouvert et massif, (CLOM), également appelé cours en ligne ouvert à tous ou simplement cours en ligne (termes officiels recommandés par la Commission générale de terminologie) ou encore cours en ligne ouvert aux masses ; en anglais : massive open online course, dont le sigle MOOC est également utilisé dans les sources francophones), constitue un exemple de formation ouverte et à distance en télé-enseignement. Les participants aux cours, enseignants et élèves, sont dispersés géographiquement et communiquent uniquement par Internet. Des ressources éducatives libres sont souvent utilisées. Logo MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) Schéma présentant huit concepts-clé d'un MOOC connectiviste, concernant la relation pédagogique (en beige) et le cadre techno-organisationnels et éthiques (en bleu). Éléments de définition[modifier | modifier le code]
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The MOOC experiment University reflects on successes, challenges of online learning The past year-and-a-half has seen the University dive headfirst into the once-foreign frontier of online education, notably through its offering of more than a dozen massive open online courses, or MOOCs. But whether MOOCs in their current form are any indication of what the future holds for higher education is still up for debate. At what cost? As of now, there is no direct monetary payoff for offering a MOOC, and producing the courses require huge investments in time. “I don’t know what will become of MOOCs, since by definition they involve no money and therefore have a weak business model,” Physics Prof. Bloomfield teaches an introductory physics course called “How Things Work,” one of the University’s first MOOC offerings and a student favorite for years before MOOCs were introduced. “I have really enjoyed creating and running my MOOC,” Bloomfield said. MOOCs at the University Defending MOOCs A learning experiment
European MOOC (EMMA) MOOCs #EUmoocs Technology Enhanced Learning Business Management, Social Innovation and Cultural Heritage General Pedagogy Climate Changes: The Context Of Life Experiences E-learning Android: Software development Excel 2010 Search on the Internet Blog | Education for Everyone by Nadiyka Gerbish Every now and then we all have some wonderful insights. Or receive short letters that bring us some revolutionary news (that is how I discovered iversity). But as time passes, we tend to forget those small, but hugely important things. And all we need then is just an ordinary, everyday miracle of inspiration met around the corner. Just a magic kick in the pants, as one of my friends puts it. Photo by Nadiyka Gerbish Yesterday I went to my favorite café to have my daily dose of hot cocoa. So yesterday, when I came to the café, there was that girl. I didn’t mean to peer, I promise, but somehow I did. “Hey, what course are you taking?” She looked at me and smiled back. So we sat there, sipping our cold drinks (though they were supposed to be hot) and chatting. There were two guys at the next table who stopped their conversation and were listening to ours, looking rather sarcastic. “Girl, wanna study?