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How Blockbuster MOOCs Could Shape the Future of Teaching

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After all, so-called MOOCs, or massive open online courses, were meant to open education to as many learners as possible, and in many ways they are more like books (digital ones, packed with videos and interactive quizzes) than courses. The colleges and companies offering MOOCs can be pretty guarded these days about releasing specific numbers on how many people enroll or pay for a “verified certificate” or microcredential showing they took the course.

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8 EdTech Trends to Watch Out for This 2020

Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Wally Clipper, has a great run-down on 8 trends you’ll want to watch in 2020: 8 EdTech Trends to Watch Out for This 2020. From digital certificates to learning analytics, here are eight EdTech trends to look forward to in the coming months. MOOCs.

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MOOC-Ed: Coaching Digital Learning, Unit 1 Reflection

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Last week, the MOOC-Ed, Coaching Digital Learning: Cultivating a Culture of Change , began. This MOOC will help participants: Learn what it takes to coach educators to integrate technology Explore a variety of frameworks such as TPACK, SAMR, and the four Cs Explore opportunities for personalized application Create a Technology Coaching Action Plan I am most excited to learn more about the different frameworks, connect with other coaches, and create my own action plan.

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Reflecting On My Visit to Saint Stephen’s College in Australia: The Learning Spaces #flipclass #edtech

techieMusings

MOOCs. Sophomores have the opportunity to spend a period of their day learning through a MOOC of their choosing. Their MOOC worktime is an assigned period within their school day. There are some suggested MOOCs on their LMS to choose from.

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Innovation In E-learning In The Last 10 Years

EdTech4Beginners

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC). MOOC is not a new concept in the e-learning industry. It offers a large number of students access to study high-quality courses online through video streaming. Many prestigious universities such as Harvard offers MOOC at minimal or no cost. MOOC also offers group collaboration and feedback through online evaluation. Anyone can access these courses and there is no minimum qualification to take them.

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What is Blended Learning? Tips from 3 Bett Speakers

ViewSonic Education

Neil Rickus ; EdTech Consultant & Former Teacher. This means pupils are able to share thoughts and work together on projects, such as documents or presentations. There is a great future for blended learning as part of an EdTech strategy.

Hack Education Weekly News

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” Via Edsurge : “Golden State GDPR: What the Edtech Industry Should Know About CA ’s New Privacy Rules.” ” Puerto Rico Senator Abel Nazario-Quiñones (who among his roles in the Senate is the Chairman of the Commission on Education and University Reform of the Senate) “ was arrested and charged in a 39-count indictment alleging the making or use of false documents and wire fraud,” according to the Department of Justice press release.

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Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “Cumulative Growth in Number of MOOCs , 2011–17.” ” asks Education Week , which has joined the Documenting Hate project. Charlottesville and UVA.

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Via Politico : “The Trump administration has removed documents from an Education Department website aimed at transgender students , including those intended to help students fight for access to bathrooms of their choice.” Via Edsurge : “ Office of Edtech Wants Help Making Sense of All Those Higher Ed Providers.” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Vive la MOOC révolution.

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Via Buzzfeed : “The FDA Made A Surprise Visit To Juul Labs , Seizing ‘Over A Thousand Pages Of Documents’ ” Juul sells e-cigarettes to teens. ” There is no schooling here, among other things (whereas there was school and access to lawyers in their previous detention facilities). Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). There’s more MOOC news in the HR section below.

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” Via Inside Higher Ed : “ Princeton University filed a lawsuit against the Education Department on Friday in an effort to stop the release of hundreds of pages of documents that would reveal some of the university’s private admissions procedures.” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” “ Coursera Removes Biometric Identity Verification Using Keystroke Matching,” Class Central reports. Education Politics.

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Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Brown University joins edX. “ Y Combinator MOOC for Tech Startups Attracts Thousands of Views,” says Campus Technology. Not sure why this is called a MOOC. Once upon a time, I’d have put Udacity in the MOOC section above, but I’m sticking this profile by RealClear Education here in the job training section: “Online Educator Udacity Adapts Courses to Changing Labor Market.”

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The for-profit Charlotte School of Law says it might get its access to federal financial aid restored. Via the Indianapolis Business Journal : “Legal skirmishes break out over ITT documents, data.” ” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via Edsurge : “As In-Person Bootcamps Falter, Codecademy Introduces Paid Online Options.” “What role does research play in EdTech decision-making?”

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“What Betsy DeVos means for edtech ,” according to venture capitalist Ryan Craig. Via The Seattle Times : “A cellphone belonging to the man who claims he shot and wounded another man in self-defense during a demonstration last month at the University of Washington had been wiped clean of data before being seized by police, according to search-warrant documents filed in King County Superior Court.” NPR on MOOC Micromasters. Education Politics.

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” (The policy documents are here and here.). ” On the heels of a trademark complaint by the public media program Current , the edtech startup Listen Current has rebranded to Listenwise. ” Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). MOOCs, CAI, and now this. From EdTech Strategies’ Doug Levin : “ Blockchain Misconceptions and the Future of Education.” Education Politics.

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” “Schools, Libraries Miss Out on Millions in E-Rate Funds,” according to EdTech Magazine – some $245 million for the 2014 fiscal year. Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). The program will focus on nonprofits that help refugees, which will be able to apply for fee waivers to access the Coursera course catalog.” Education Politics. I watched the results roll in from the Brexit referendum last night with great, great sadness.

Reflecting On My Visit to Saint Stephen’s College in Australia: The Learning Spaces #flipclass #edtech

techieMusings

MOOCs. Sophomores have the opportunity to spend a period of their day learning through a MOOC of their choosing. Their MOOC worktime is an assigned period within their school day. There are some suggested MOOCs on their LMS to choose from.