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Online Learning Update

Online Learning Update
Employers like MOOCs — if they know what one is April 15th, 2014 By Jake New, Editor, eCampus News MOOCs-employers-studentsEmployers are fans of massive open online courses (MOOCs), according to a new study by researchers at Duke University and RTI International. Share on Facebook An E-Portfolio With No Limits By David Raths, Campus Technology Students at the University of Mary Washington build their academic identities on their own personal Web domain. Share on Facebook Is Google Eyeing a Satellite Startup? By Rumor has it that Google Inc. is looking to acquire Skybox Imaging, a startup that manufactures satellites and deploys data analytics services to companies. Share on Facebook In conversation with: Sebastian Thrun, CEO, Udacity April 14th, 2014 Related:  Future eLearning & Tech TrendsElearning

Harold Jarche Horizon Project Login or Create New Account Member Spotlights RIT Launches Nation’s First Minor in Free and Open Source Software and Free Culture Partner News NMC Partners with the Balboa Park Online Collaborative iTUNES U Ideas that Matter and More High Quality, Free EdTech Content Sparking innovation, learning and creativity. > NMC Horizon Project > NMC Horizon Reports > NMC Horizon Project Navigator > NMC Horizon EdTech Weekly App NMC Horizon Project The NMC Horizon Project charts the landscape of emerging technologies for teaching, learning, and creative inquiry. > Serve on a Horizon Project Expert Panel > Submit a Project for Inclusion in a Horizon Report Open Much of the work of the NMC Horizon Project takes place in a wiki where international experts across all different educational sectors openly exchange ideas and engage in insightful discourse. Global The most recent addition to the NMC Horizon Project is a new series of region-specific reports called NMC Technology Outlooks. NMC Horizon Reports › News

e-rgonomic : human web interaction [cristóbal cobo romaní] OER Commons Mobilemind | Thoughts on mobile computing and elearning 5 Bold Predictions For The Future Of Higher Education The future of higher education is a constantly moving target. Everything from the emergence of MOOCs to new learning styles and mounting financial and sustainability pressures are impacting the education landscape. Every day higher education leaders are developing new strategies to leverage across these developing challenges and opportunities. The common denominator amidst all this change: students. What should they learn? Here are five bold predictions for how the answers to those questions will define the future of education. 1: Academic Curricula Will Become More Multi-Disciplinary Current models--reliant upon departmental space where curriculum is developed and fostered independent of the university at large--must change. Examples of this can be found in our project at the University of Utah where they are developing a transformative entrepreneurial building where students can create, live and “launch” companies all in the same space. 4: Higher Education Needs To Invest in Technology

Sostenibilidad | [ecosistema urbano] blog El boom del crowdfunding. Una idea nada nueva, con nuevos medios. El crowdfunding o financiación colectiva (o en masa) es un concepto que viene de lejos y que se puede definir sin mucha complicación: consiste en la financiación de un proyecto a través de la suma de muchos aportes, generalmente de baja cuantía, frente al modelo del gran inversor. Por ello también se le conoce como micromecenazgo. Pero esa definición esconde muchas complejidades, como iremos viendo. Las prácticas de préstamo o apoyo microfinanciero tienen un doble origen. Desde principios de los 2000 el microcrédito se fue acercando a las nuevas tecnologías, dando lugar a plataformas como Zopa, Prosper o Lending Club. Con esto, era inevitable que tarde o temprano nos hiciéramos la primera pregunta que queremos abordar aquí: ¿Es posible aplicar la financiación colectiva a proyectos de transformación urbana, sean de arquitectura, de intervención en el espacio público o de diseño urbano? Parece lo mismo, pero no es igual.

The Core Rules of Netiquette -- Excerpted from Netiquette by Virginia Shea -- The Core Rules of Netiquette are excerpted from the book Netiquette by Virginia Shea. Click on each rule for elaboration. Introduction Rule 1: Remember the Human Rule 2: Adhere to the same standards of behavior online that you follow in real life Rule 3: Know where you are in cyberspace Rule 4: Respect other people's time and bandwidth Rule 5: Make yourself look good online Rule 6: Share expert knowledge Rule 7: Help keep flame wars under control Rule 8: Respect other people's privacy Rule 9: Don't abuse your power Rule 10: Be forgiving of other people's mistakes Next page ...Previous page ...Core Rules ...Netiquette Contents