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Connected pedagogy: Social networks

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Global social networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter support various forms of communication and sharing actions that were previously unavailable. and Williams, A (2008) Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything.

New Technologies Making MOOCs Even Better

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Early MOOCs were often nothing more than long video lectures with a few multiple choice questions at the end—if you read much MOOC literature, you will know that these early implementations were roundly criticized for their poor pedagogy and almost complete lack of meaningful learning experiences.

MOOCs Treat All Learners the Same

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For education to be effective and engaging, it needs to be adaptable for the needs of individual learners. Many courses use collaborative project-based learning rather than online quizzes and tests, so learners can choose their projects and their teams according to their interests.

New MOOC Research: What the Findings Mean for Corporate Training

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MOOCs generate a huge amount of data, which can be collected and analyzed to gain insights into how people learn, what teaching methods are most effective, and many other areas related to learning. Pedagogy is more important than technology.

Blended Learning: The best of Video and ILT training

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The supporter of blended training argue that by integrating the asynchronous internet communication technologies into simultaneous collaborative and independent learning experience is facilitated, and this aids massively to learners satisfaction and success in those courses [3].

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Strategies for Making the Transition from Instructor-Led Training to a MOOC

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In fact, research has shown that this is the least effective way to convert a traditional class into a MOOC. MOOCs can also incorporate a variety of active assessments, from participating in course discussions to working on individual or collaborative projects.

Rapid Elearning and MOOCs: Keeping Up with Change

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Developers in both areas must build courses based on sound pedagogy and best practices. To be effective, rapid elearning MOOCs, like all training elements, need to be relevant, address employees’ needs, and have a real impact on job performance. Rapid elearning and MOOCs can both take advantage of the newest innovations in training, including open educational resources (OER), multimedia resources, and the vast number of tools available for communication and collaboration.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

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Defining clear objectives also helps to assess the effectiveness of a course after its completion. Pedagogy: Derived from the Greek for ‘to lead’, pedagogy is a teacher-centred approach to educational activities in online and face-to-face environments.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

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Clark: I’m a strong believer in social constructivist pedagogies, e.g. problem-based and service learning, whereby a curriculum is activity, not content. How do you educate your clients about the most effective approaches to learning? The remedy is to look to how we use devices to make ourselves more effective. Use Twitter, Facebook, Skype, Plus, and LinkedIn. Blog, microblog, collaborate virtually, chat, and more.

Free e-Learning books

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> Resources Down-and-dirty Guidelines for Effective Discussions in Online Courses Joanna C. Dunlap Improving the Odds of Effective Collaborative Work in Online Courses Joanna C.

eLearning Conferences 2012

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An explanation for the format of the list can be found HERE Follow us on Twitter Join us on Facebook Connect with us on LinkedIn Free eLearning Resources Visit our channel on YouTube Please note that events, dates, titles, and locations may change ; thus, CHECK the specific conference website. link] January 5-8, 2012International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement Conference (ICSEI 2012), 25 th , Malmö,Sweden.