The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

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. 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. Dismissed as prescriptive, or teacher-centric, or unsocial, or something else, it’s like a badge of honour to espouse why you dislike MOOCs.

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The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

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. 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. Dismissed as prescriptive, or teacher-centric, or unsocial, or something else, it’s like a badge of honour to espouse why you dislike MOOCs.

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Learning with e's

We also talked about 'netiquette' - acceptable behaviour in online environments, and how people use Facebook and other social networking tools appropriately and innapropriately, and the implications. Tags: University of Plymouth TEL OER iTunesU online submission computer aide assessment FaceBook digital identity

The ivory towers are crumbling

Learning with e's

And that is where the social media come in. Increasingly academics are making their ideas freely available on blogs, social networks and other sharing sites. Tags: copyright online publishing OER intellectual property open scholarship Intellectual property is a strange and difficult concept. It's also increasingly anachronistic.

Giving it all away

Learning with e's

My digital footprint grows each time I post new content, whether it's on this blog, one of my Flickr accounts, or YouTube, Facebook , LinkedIn or Slideshare. Tags: creative commons user generated content OER Picasso Web 2.0 How much do you freely share on the Web? If you are a user of any Web 2.0 tools, it's likely that you give away your stuff for free, and in doing so, you make a digital footprint for yourself.

Beyond Cost-Savings: Advantages of MOOCs for Corporate Training

Your Training Edge

Many MOOCs are built using open educational resources (OER) or a combination of OER and proprietary content. This finding suggests that MOOC designers should emphasize social interaction as a way of increasing student engagement. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson. Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are currently disrupting higher education and the stage is set for them to be a major force in corporate training as well.

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

The example they cite sounds like actually hacking – but I believe that we are going to see more and more employees taking initiative to end run the barriers in order to leverage networks, communities, and tools that extend beyond the boundaries of the organization. Predictions #2 => Convergence Ramps Up Big Time The recent Morgan Stanley Mobile Internet Report that I discussed in Mobile Internet Apple Facebook is really labeled wrong. It allows things like social filtering.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Four roles for social media in workplace learning - Clive on Learning , September 28, 2010 I write this as I travel to Birmingham to participate in a panel discussion with Nick Shackleton-Jones and Robin Hoyle on the role of social media in learning. Capabilities to push quiz on Twitter and Facebook. PLE - “My PLE is where I store all my “keys” to the network. Social Media for Working & Learning: Twitter in the classroom, 10 useful resources.

Rapid Elearning and MOOCs: Keeping Up with Change

Your Training Edge

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.

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 Paper presented at the Seventh International Conference on Networked Learning, Aalborg, Denmark. Open All the Way: MOOCs, OER, and Open Education. Reconceptualizing facilitation and participation in a networked (MOOC) context | Full Circle Associates.

What’s hot in Working Smarter in October

Jay Cross

This presents a crisis not only for newspapers, magazines and television — but also, according to the stock market, for Facebook. Daily presentations starting Oct 21 on MOOCs, OERs, open access, libraries, and more. HAROLD JARCHE. OCTOBER 29, 2013. PKM in 34 pieces. Much of my work on PKM has been inspired by others. have put these pieces together into a framework that I think makes sense and may be of some use. MORE >> ADAPTIVE PATH. OCTOBER 25, 2013.

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Top 40 eLearning Articles and 5 Hot Topics for Early March

eLearning Learning Posts

6 Reasons To Use Amplify for Collaborative Learning - The Writers Gateway , March 8, 2010 I recently came across this website called Amplify that works just like Twitter and other social networking sites. Envisioning the Post-LMS Era: The Open Learning Network , March 4, 2010 Educase piece. Will the same thing happen in social? 0160; My list now contains examples of its use for both formal social learning as well as for enterprise sharing and collaboration.

Learning Styles and Visualization

Mark Oehlert

Facebook Profile. Ive been tinkering with Many Eyes over the last couple of weeks as a way of exploring potential visual navigation tools/interfaces for Open University courses and qualifications, and OpenLearn OERs/course units: [link] and search for "many eyes". Visit Serious Games - The Serious Games Networking Portal. Networks. Social. e-Clippings (Learning As Art). Subscribe to e-Clippings (a division of blogoehlert). flickr. flick r.com.

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.