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5 MOOC Building Platforms

5 MOOC Building Platforms
Now that MOOCs are hitting the scene, everyone wants to jump on board! Granted, some want to get into the game in the hopes of making a quick dollar (somehow?), but others genuinely want to know how they can create their own MOOC for educational purposes. More providers are likely to spring up as we will only cover five potential options. In no particular order, some of your options include: 1. 2. … but jokes aside, it’s a good option for setting up your MOOC offering. 3. 4. 5. References: Universitat Oberta de Catalunya Related:  E-learning

197 Educational YouTube Channels You Should Know About 197 Educational YouTube Channels You Should Know About If you don’t have a YouTube channel as an education provider, there’s a good chance you’re behind the times. Nearly every major educational institution in the world now hosts its own collection of videos featuring news, lectures, tutorials, and open courseware. Just as many individuals have their own channel, curating their expertise in a series of broadcasted lessons. These channels allow instructors to share information and blend media in unprecedented and exciting new ways. Because we can now sift through thousands of resources while navigating a single repository, the potential for inspiration and growth in the field of education has reached a new height. Here are the top channels worth following based on views, subscriptions, and quality of content: General YouTube EDU: Launched in 2009, Youtube EDU centralizes content from over 100 universities and colleges, providing access to lectures, research, and campus tours. Mathematics

Search Engines:Higher Education - Topical Search Wiki From Topical Search Wiki Academic Courses Main Page Search Engines:Free of Charge/Academic/Education Open Education Database (OEDb) Academic Earth – A comprehensive catalog of original and online available FOC video lectures.[1]. – A catalog of online video lectures. Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) Main Page Search Engines:Open Access/Massive Open Online Courses MOOCs Aggregators Academic OER Main Page Search Engines:Open Access Google Custom Search UniSearch Loading Academic Index Chabot Library Custom Search Engine 10 Pillars of Knowledge Undergraduate Research Engine Specialized Directories Social Services Related Pages References External Links

LISZEN Here are the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 Over 2,000 learning professionals from around the world from both education and enterprises contributed to the 9th Annual Survey of Learning Tools. Very many thanks to all those who took the time to complete the online form, write a blog post, send me an email or tweet me their selection. I have now compiled the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015, updated the Top 100 Tools for Learning website and prepared a slideset, which I have hosted on Slideshare and embedded below. For the 7th year running Twitter is the No 1 tool on the list, although this year it is very closely followed by YouTube, and once again, the list is dominated by free online tools and services. What trends have you noticed on the list this year?

100 Helpful Web Tools for Every Kind of Learner For those unfamiliar with the term, a learning style is a way in which an individual approaches learning. Many people understand material much better when it is presented in one format, for example a lab experiment, than when it is presented in another, like an audio presentation. Determining how you best learn and using materials that cater to this style can be a great way to make school and the entire process of acquiring new information easier and much more intuitive. Here are some great tools that you can use to <a href=">cater to your individual learning style, no matter what that is. Visual Learners Visual learners learn through seeing and retain more information when it's presented in the form of pictures, diagrams, visual presentations, textbooks, handouts and videos. Auditory Learners Auditory learners do best in classes where listening is a main concern. Kinesthetic Learners Kinesthetic learners do best when they interact and touch things.

blubbr - Play & create video trivia games 5 Ways to Avoid the “Naughty List” on GRE Test Day | Kaplan Test Prep On GRE Test Day, be a model test-taker by remembering the strategies you learned for the quantitative and verbal sections during your gre prep.Photo Credit: katerha via Compfight cc ‘Tis the season of making lists and checking them twice, and if you’re getting ready to take the GRE, you’re no stranger to lists right now—lists of GRE vocabulary, lists of prime numbers and Pythagorean triples, and to-do list that might seem to pile up at times. There’s one list that you want to avoid during your GRE test prep and on GRE Test Day, however, and that’s the “GRE Naughty List.” 1. The GRE test makers aren’t trying to be grinches when they put an unidentified, unscored “extra” quantitative or verbal section on the GRE. However, one of the biggest mistakes GRE test takers make is forgetting to account for the extra time and stamina required by the unscored section. 2. There are several reasons why you shouldn’t try to guess the difficulty levels, or your emerging GRE score, while taking the test:

Category:Educational websites From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigationJump to search Subcategories This category has the following 7 subcategories, out of 7 total. Pages in category "Educational websites" The following 200 pages are in this category, out of approximately 258 total. (previous page) (next page)(previous page) (next page)

Frame check sequence Structure of an Ethernet packet, including the FCS that terminates the Ethernet frame.[1] The FCS provides error detection only. Error recovery must be performed through separate means. Ethernet, for example, specifies that a damaged frame should be discarded and does not specify any action to cause the frame to be retransmitted. Other protocols, notably the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP), can notice the data loss and initiate retransmission and error recovery.[2] Overview[edit] All frames and the bits, bytes, and fields contained within them, are susceptible to errors from a variety of sources. The FCS is often transmitted in such a way that the receiver can compute a running sum over the entire frame, together with the trailing FCS, expecting to see a fixed result (such as zero) when it is correct. Internet protocol suite protocols tend to use checksums.[5] detailled structure of an Ethernet Frame See also[edit] References[edit]

Top 200 Tools for Learning 2018 – Top Tools for Learning 2018 Outline of academic disciplines Overviews of and topical guides to academic disciplines Collage of images representing different academic disciplines Disciplines vary between well-established ones that exist in almost all universities and have well-defined rosters of journals and conferences, and nascent ones supported by only a few universities and publications. A discipline may have branches, and these are often called sub-disciplines. Humanities[edit] Performing arts[edit] Visual arts[edit] History[edit] Languages and literature[edit] Law[edit] Philosophy[edit] Theology[edit] Social Sciences[edit] Anthropology[edit] Economics[edit] Geography[edit] Political science[edit] Psychology[edit] Sociology[edit] Social Work[edit] Natural Sciences[edit] Biology[edit] Chemistry[edit] Earth science[edit] Space sciences[edit] Physics[edit] Formal Sciences[edit] Computer Science[edit] Also a branch of electrical engineering Mathematics[edit] Pure mathematics Applied mathematics Applied Sciences[edit] Business[edit] Engineering and technology[edit]

100+ Ways to Learn Anything on the Internet Learn Anything... Thanks to this amazing collection of educational websites you can become a master in anything from home renovations to rocket science, maths to photography, art to computer programming. What are you going to master today? TED Talks TED is a global community, welcoming people from every discipline and culture who seek a deeper understanding of the world. TED believes passionately in the power of ideas to change attitudes, lives and, ultimately, the world. Chesscademy Chesscademy offers free online lessons for people around the world who want to learn how to play chess or improve their existing game. Microsoft DreamSpark Programs DreamSpark is a Microsoft Program that supports technical education by providing access to Microsoft software for learning, teaching and research purposes. How Stuff Works HowStuffWorks got its start in 1998 at a college professor's kitchen table. Fora TV records some of the worlds best conferences, speeches and events. Busuu

Choosing Appropriate Assistive Technology for Students with ADHD Add to favorites By Nathalie Arbour, Remedial Teacher, Lanaudière Learning Support Services, and Adaptive Services Advisor, Collège de Saint-Jérôme Without appropriate accommodations, students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may find themselves at a disadvantage. The data and examples provided in this article on the manifestations of ADHD and its impact on learning are drawn from my private practice as a remedial teacher working with young clients. Needs Analysis and ADHD Depending on the needs that have been identified, some students will be able to improve their achievement with support and strategies for reading, writing, and organization. For this reason, an adequate needs analysis is essential in order to identify the difficulties and needs of the student. Certain features of assistive technology are particularly helpful in compensating for learning difficulties associated with ADHD and can support the development of autonomous learning. Additional Resources