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Has this new online college program solved the MOOC problem? | The Hechinger Report

MOOC (Spigot Aggregator) - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 05:16
hechingerreport.org - Timothy Pratt 200) && (this.width >= this.height) ? 200: true); max-height: 200px; height: expression((this.height > 200) && (this.height >= this.width) ? 200: true); border: none;'/> ATLANTA – Dary Merckens was in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, several weeks before moving to Las Vegas. He was also entering his second month in a master’s degree program at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. Merckens, who is 30, can take his education with him. That’s because he’s enrolled in Georgia Tech’s new online master’s degree in computer science. Photo: Peter Taylor The Georgia Tech program is in its first semester, with 375 students; the university has admitted abo...  show all text posted by friends:  (3) @BlakePlock: Will Georgia Tech's graduate degree #MOOC experiment show better results? ow.ly/ASjZX #edtech #highered @hechingerreport 30.08.2014 04.41.26 @MindShiftKQED: Will Georgia Tech's graduate degree #MOOC experiment show better results? ow.ly/ASjZX #edtech #highered @hechingerreport 30.08.2014 03.01.36 @hechingerreport: Has this new online college program solved the #MOOC problem?bit.ly/1teQ9XC 29.08.2014 20.32.59 posted by friends of friends:  (0)

Flip Your Classroom and Your Attitude

MOOC (Spigot Aggregator) - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:02
You’re neither a dusty old prof sliding acetates onto a projector nor are you all revved up for a full MOOC. You’re just you, wanting to be a little better, hoping to engage your students in a new way or free up a little face time for talking. It’s time to start flipping. MOOC? Flipping? [...]

The Real Legacy of MOOCs: Better Introductory Courses

MOOC (Spigot Aggregator) - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:02
Just two years ago, some were heralding “the year of the MOOC” – the age when Massive Open Online Courses would permanently disrupt the higher education landscape and open instruction free to the masses. We’re now in what some call the “trough of disillusionment on the Gartner Hype Cycle.” In the open online learning community, this shift away [...]

MOOCs Are Dead — Long Live the MOOC | Innovation Insights | WIRED

MOOC (Spigot Aggregator) - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 00:42
wired.com - Insights Contributors 200) && (this.width >= this.height) ? 200: true); max-height: 200px; height: expression((this.height > 200) && (this.height >= this.width) ? 200: true); border: none;'/> Do you remember all the way back in 2013? You know, the year North West was born, the Harlem Shake made its debut, and selfies changed phone texting rates. More notably, there was the bombing at the Boston Marathon, our climate proved that abnormal would be the new normal, and our planet lost Nelson Mandela. […] posted by friends:  (3) @audreywatters: This is bad is so many ways. But ya know. Pearson. wired.com/2014/08/moocs-… 27.08.2014 02.47.30 @karen_brennan: Social learning still a challenge. MOOCs Are Dead — Long Live the MOOC | Innovation Insights | WIRED wired.com/2014/08/moocs-… 27.08.2014 00.40.41 @eklopfer: Social learning still a challenge. MOOCs Are Dead — Long Live the MOOC | Innovation Insights | WIRED wired.com/2014/08/moocs-… 26.08.2014 23.09.06 posted by friends of friends:  (0)

UNE shuts down its loss-making MOOCs

MOOC (Spigot Aggregator) - Sun, 08/24/2014 - 23:31
afr.com 200) && (this.width >= this.height) ? 200: true); max-height: 200px; height: expression((this.height > 200) && (this.height >= this.width) ? 200: true); border: none;'/> The University of New England (UNE) has shut down its pioneering experiment with massive open online courses (MOOCs) because it could not make it pay. posted by friends:  (3) @bjfr: UNE shuts down money-losing MOOCs afr.com/p/national/edu… 24.08.2014 22.16.56 @audreywatters: UNE shuts down money-losing MOOCs afr.com/p/national/edu… 24.08.2014 22.07.09 @gsiemens: UNE shuts down money-losing MOOCs afr.com/p/national/edu… 24.08.2014 21.59.20 posted by friends of friends:  (0)
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