The 50 Most Popular MOOCs of All Time Twenty years ago, online education made higher ed exponentially more affordable and accessible. Today, MOOCs are poised to do the same. MOOCs – or Massive Open Online Courses – are picking up momentum in popularity – at least in terms of initial enrollment. Unlike regular college/ university courses, MOOCs can attract many thousands of enrollees around the world. European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning Rita Kop [Frederika.Kop@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca] Fiona Carroll [firstname.lastname@example.org] National Research Council of Canada, Institute for Information Technology, Learning and Collaborative Technologies Group, 100, rue des Aboiteaux, suite 1113, Moncton, New Brunswick, E1A 7R1, Canada, [ This paper explores cloud computing and how it might advance learning and teaching, particularly in terms of social creativity and collaborative learning. We present a study of a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) – a semi-autonomous learning environment mainly distributed on the cloud – in which Open Educational Resources were produced, researched and shared by participants worldwide. The objective of this research was to explore the level of importance of creativity for learning and then to closely investigate how this creativity might be fostered in such a ‘vast’ educational setting and what factors might be of importance to enhance creativity in open networked learning. Introduction What is cloud computing?
Rosetta Stone Education I Digital Learning Day Digital learning enables teachers to provide each student a personalized experience that addresses unique learning needs. And digital learning supports anytime, anywhere learning. We’ve pulled together some resources to help you get started. The Blended and Virtual Learning Frontier Special Report Discover the impact that technology—and specifically, blended and virtual learning—is having on education.
How can universities use MOOCs to recruit students? (essay) Young people often have a very different perspective. Consider that one of the most viewed, highest revenue producing channels on YouTube is DisneyCollectorBR. DisneyCollectorBR posts videos of her hands (with colorful nail polish and bracelets) unboxing Disney toys and playing with them. All DisneyCollectorBR videos begin with the hands and a Brazilian-accented voice (the BR stands for Brazil) saying, “Hey, guys, Disney Collector here. How to become an e-teacher - Ecolearning What is an e-Teacher? An e-Teacher is someone who creates his/her own MOOC in our platforms, following the ECO sMOOC pedagogic model. Can I become an e-Teacher? How? Have you taken any of our MOOCs and the “sMOOC Step by Step”?
Are We MOOC'd Out? MOOCs (massive open online courses) have been around a few years. My company, Udemy, has been around since 2010. However, it wasn’t until 2012 that MOOCs became the so-called next big thing. Last November, The New York Times declared 2012 “The Year of the MOOC.” And with that pronouncement came a pronounced backlash. Well, maybe “backlash” is too strong a word, but there is no doubt that once the hype cycle reached its zenith late last year, the rising chorus of voices declaring they are over MOOCs seemed to just keep getting louder. Visiting Seymour “In most contemporary educational situations where children come into contact with computers the computer is used to put children through their paces, to provide exercises of an appropriate level of difficulty, to provide feedback, and to dispense information. The computer programming the child.” -- Seymour Papert, Mindstorms Read Mindstorms. No, really.
Can we teach digital literacies? There is a disconnect between teaching and learning. Not everything that is taught in school is learnt. And not everything that is learnt in school is actually taught. Many of the things we know as adults may have been propagated in school, but it is only through experience that we actually consolidate that knowledge, usually in later life, post-schooling. A lot is also forgotten (and therefore arguably, never learnt) from our school years. FREE 3 Week Course Pharma MOOCGerard Creaner Have you ever thought about how medicines are made and how safe they are? What do Pharmaceutical Manufactures and NASA have in common?
Massive open online course Poster, entitled "MOOC, every letter is negotiable", exploring the meaning of the words "massive open online course" A massive open online course (MOOC /muːk/) is an online course aimed at unlimited participation and open access via the web. In addition to traditional course materials, such as filmed lectures, readings, and problem sets, many MOOCs provide interactive courses with user forums to support community interactions among students, professors, and teaching assistants (TAs), as well as immediate feedback to quick quizzes and assignments. MOOCs are a recent and widely researched development in distance education, first introduced in 2006 and emerged as a popular mode of learning in 2012. Early MOOCs often emphasized open-access features, such as open licensing of content, structure and learning goals, to promote the reuse and remixing of resources.
The internet is happening to education “How did you go bankrupt?” “Two ways. Gradually, then suddenly.” The Teacher's Guides To Technology And Learning Welcome to the official guide to technology and learning by Edudemic! This part of Edudemic is meant to offer you, the teacher, some of the best and most popular resources available today. We’ve combed through hundreds of resources in order to narrow down our guides into something easy to read, easy to use, and easy to share. Below are links to the guides we have made so far. IS UNIT WEB SITE - IPTS - JRC - EC MOOCKnowledge MOOCKnowledge is a 3-year study that aims to develop a knowledge base with a European view on MOOCs through continuous and systematic collection and analysis of data on existing MOOC initiatives to advance scientific understanding of this new phenomenon. The study consists of a series of surveys (in different time periods) of the learners of MOOCs offered by the OpenUpEd partners and other European providers willing to collaborate with the study.
Religion and Hip Hop Culture This is an Archived Course EdX keeps courses open for enrollment after they end to allow learners to explore content and continue learning. All features and materials may not be all available. Check back often to see when new course start dates are announced.