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​Dystopia of the Day: Villainous MOOCs and ‘Children Held Hostage’ by Education

MOOC (Spigot Aggregator) - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 22:49
WHAT’S THE MATTER WITH KIDS MOOCS TODAY: Imagine a world of “children held hostage,” where “public schools exist primarily to funnel tax dollars into teacher pension funds,” creating an apathetic mob “saddled with indefeasible student loan debt…” Striking a balance somewhere between disgruntled and

Launch of the EMMA MOOC platform

MOOC (Spigot Aggregator) - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 13:04
Monday 20th October sees the launch of the EMM MOOC platform (see The EU-funded EMMA project aims to: showcase excellence in innovative teaching methodologies and learning approaches through the large-scale piloting of MOOCs on different subjects. EMMA will provide a system for the delivery of free, open, online courses in multiple languages from different European universities [...]

Innovation in open online courses

MOOC (Spigot Aggregator) - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 09:03
In a few weeks, our edX course Data, Analytics, and Learning (#DALMOOC will start. We (Carolyn Rose, Dragan Gasevic, Ryan Baker, and I) have spent the last several months thinking through the course structure and format. This is a short overview of the innovations that we want to explore during the course. The innovations [...]

Harvard-MIT Partnership Opens MOOCs for High Schoolers - Education Week

MOOC (Spigot Aggregator) - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 10:39 200) && (this.width >= this.height) ? 200: true); max-height: 200px; height: expression((this.height > 200) && (this.height >= this.width) ? 200: true); border: none;'/> Students looking to prepare for Advanced Placement exams, or simply expand their academic knowledge, now have free access to an array of classes. posted by friends:  (3) @E_Sheninger: Exciting news for high schoolers! @Harvard and @MIT are now offering free courses on their EdX platform: 30.09.2014 01.47.25 @educationweek: High schoolers looking to get ahead now have a new, free option:… 29.09.2014 21.56.06 @BlakePlock: Hmm... RT @grantwiggins: Going to go after HS students - Harvard & MIT MOOCs: 29.09.2014 18.03.59 posted by friends of friends:  (0)
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