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A complete list of Massive Open Online Courses (free online courses) offered by the best universities and entities.

A complete list of Massive Open Online Courses (free online courses) offered by the best universities and entities.
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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 Saylor.org – Free Online Courses Built by Professors Watch Free Documentaries Online | Documentary Heaven flipped classroom An excellent tool for your flipped classroom is EDpuzzle. With this tool you can crop a video to only use the portion you need for your specific class. Another feature is you can add your own voice by inserting audio notes or recording over the video. The embed quiz feature allows you to add questions at random points in the video to engage students and check their understanding of the material. With EDpuzzle you can locate video from a number of sources including Youtube, Teacher Tube, Khan Academy, TED and LearnZillion. Once complete you can upload your completed video to the EDpuzzle library. Click here to visit the site. INTRODUCING EDpuzzle Edpuzzle Demo Playlist My First Edpuzzle Video I have uploaded both my edited video and the original for you to see the difference between the two and get an idea of the options available to edit your video with EDpuzzle. Below is the original video from My Smart Hands.

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

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