The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Sure, the pedagogy may not be perfect, but the alternative is much worse. There’s no point rehashing the same lectures when the world’s best authorities have already recorded them and offered them to the world as OERs. MOOCs get a bad rap.

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The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Sure, the pedagogy may not be perfect, but the alternative is much worse. There’s no point rehashing the same lectures when the world’s best authorities have already recorded them and offered them to the world as OERs. MOOCs get a bad rap.

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How Can K-12 Publishers Adapt in the Digital Era

Kitaboo

When students found other alternatives to save their money, such as rental books and second-hand books, publishers decided it was time to provide affordable learning options, without affecting their revenues. Publish Superior Content Than OERs.

Can Technology in the Classroom Replace Expensive Textbooks

Kitaboo

If educational institutes start adopting OERs in classrooms, students will be able to save a lot of money that would otherwise be spent on purchasing textbooks and rental subscriptions. Although rentals are a good option approved by educational institutes, OER is yet to be widely accepted by educational institutes. The teachers can customize an OER and include modules that they feel would benefit the students. Increase in Textbook Prices Over the Years.

How to Maintain Instructional Continuity in Times of Crisis

Hurix Digital

Locate Open Educational Resource OER (activities). Arrange alternate activities in place of the lab assignment, or complete the lab activities at a later date. Considering the current reality, it is quite imperative that schools and institutions be prepared to deliver lectures in ways other than instructor-led learning. Right now, all the institutions are scrambling to somehow set up online learning programs to enable continuity in learning. But is it that simple?

Disruptive Educational Research Conference in India

Jay Cross

Influenced in large part due to the efforts of the speakers on this theme, the conversations around alternate ways of conceiving learning and the learning experience have centred around the following key aspects: Informal Learning, Communities of Practice, Connectivism.

Free Learning

Tony Karrer

that have paid, professional editors, writers are better quality than alternatives for the specific content that they cover. OCW, OER) as part of their internal learning.

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Can US Higher Education Publishers Leverage a Subscription Model

Kitaboo

It seemed only logical and feasible for students to use these alternative options, than pay for heavily priced new textbooks. But how do they compete with resources like MOOCs and OERs that have made high quality course content from respected university professors available for free?

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The Making of a Future-proof Online Learning Program for Colleges & Universities

Hurix Digital

These sources include open educational sources (OERs). Early research suggests that learning from OERs is similar to that achieved from traditional textbooks. Alternatively, the success of a learning program may also be measured by how popular or useful it is, based on student feedback. Online education with the help of online learning program development, of late, has been gaining massive popularity and a robust following.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

Yet, there will be lots of eLearning solutions aiming at these alternative platforms. As long as there’s a spirit of openness to alternative solutions then we can collectively help the organization move forward. Just visit the OER Commons and Open Courseware Consortium.

195 posts about MOOCs

Jay Cross

Finally, alternatives to prominent MOOCs GEORGE SIEMENS | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2012. MOOCs , OER University, Stanford AI. Contributed to the UNESCO OER discussion list , February 16, 2009. Page 1 of 2. Previous | Next. GEORGE SIEMENS. JUNE 3, 2012.

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Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Reusing eLearning material (OER) from other sources or not, asks UNESCO. Three reasons why I hesitate - Ignatia Webs , September 22, 2010 Unesco is inviting us to jointly discuss OER, so if you are interested, let yourself be heard! concerning OER. Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010. As always, great stuff found in the eLearning world in September.

Top 40 eLearning Articles and 5 Hot Topics for Early March

eLearning Learning Posts

Nine Information Alternatives to the Now Defunct Training Magazine - Kapp Notes , March 2, 2010 Unfortunately, Training Magazine is folding up shop on its web site, print magazine and conferences. OER (9). Best of eLearning Learning. March 1, 2010 to March 14, 2010. March is off to a great start! And it’s nice to see that in the hot topics, the Big Question has had an influence.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] December 3-14, 2012 Open Content Licensing for Educators (#OCL4Ed), organized by the OER Foundation, offered online. Clayton R. Wright has done his 28th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year.