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. The pedagogy of MOOCs will be enriched. Over time, content providers will supplement their core offerings with live webinars, interactive exercises, discussion forums, wikis, social networks etc. 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. The pedagogy of MOOCs will be enriched. Over time, content providers will supplement their core offerings with live webinars, interactive exercises, discussion forums, wikis, social networks etc. MOOCs get a bad rap.

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14 Articles on MOOCs

Jay Cross

An online phenomenon gathering momentum over the past two years or so, a MOOC integrates the connectivity of social networking, the facilitation of an acknowledged expert in a ?eld A pedagogy of abundance or a pedagogy to support human beings? He would like to see curricula and pedagogy move away from knowledge and skills to be a “pedagogy for human beings.” A pedagogy of abundance or a pedagogy to support human beings?

Rapid Elearning and MOOCs: Keeping Up with Change

Your Training Edge

Developers in both areas must build courses based on sound pedagogy and best practices. 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. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson. Technology is changing at an exponential rate.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] December 3-14, 2012 Open Content Licensing for Educators (#OCL4Ed), organized by the OER Foundation, offered online. link] December 4-7, 2012 International Academic Conference, sponsored by the International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences (IISES), Prague, Czech Republic. link] December 5-6, 2012 Social Media Marketing , Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. link] December 10-11, 2012 Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) Fall Meeting, Washington, DC, USA.