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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MOOC-Ed: Coaching Digital Learning, Unit 3 Reflection

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For Unit 3 of the MOOC-Ed, Coaching Digital Learning: Cultivating a Culture of Change , we explored the TPACK and SAMR frameworks. Please comment on the document and add your resources, opinions, and ideas! Follow Michael''s board Coaching Digital Learning, #CDL_MOOCed on Pinterest.

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MOOC-Ed: Coaching Digital Learning, Unit 2 Reflection

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Here is my Unit 2 reflection for the MOOC-Ed, Coaching Digital Learning: Cultivating a Culture of Change. I have my own personal professional blog, ( technocation.blogspost.com ) that I use to share my own opinions, tips, and reviews for EdTech related topics. Please comment on the document and add your resources, opinions, and ideas! Follow Michael''s board Coaching Digital Learning, #CDL_MOOCed on Pinterest. Digital edtech Learning mooc MOOC-Ed

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MOOC-Ed: Coaching Digital Learning, Unit 6 Reflection

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In the final unit of the Coaching Digital Learning MOOC-Ed , we learned about the importance of and practiced evaluating EdTech tools and resources, such as iPad Apps and websites with the use of rubrics and evaluation tools. Coach Digital edtech evaluation ipad Learning MOOC-Ed rubri

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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

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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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The Road to Disastrous Educational Businesses Is Paved With Good Intentions

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To their credit, both of the leading commercial MOOCs—Udacity and Coursera—have undertaken significant pivots to their initially flawed business models. As documented by Dale Russakoff in her compelling 2015 book “The Prize,” the Newark initiative was disastrous, leaving little to show for the massive investment. Education Technology Entrepreneurship Edtech BusinessThe following is excerpted from Jonathan A.

Designing Organizations to Support Tech on Campus #SXSWedu

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MOOCs, technology infusion projects, online masters or pathways to credit, research. This may seem obvious: The tech must work well, be documented well in understandable language, and be supported. edtech higher education sxswedu SXSWedu17 SXSWedu2017

What is Blended Learning? Tips from 3 Bett Speakers

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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.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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For the past ten years, I have written a lengthy year-end series, documenting some of the dominant narratives and trends in education technology. MOOCs are, no surprise, their own entry on this long list of awfulness.

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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. Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). There’s more MOOC news in the HR section below. ” Even more depressing, this look at behavioral modification to do corporations’ bidding offered by Edsurge : “What Do Edtech and IKEA Have in Common?

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” Via Inside Higher Ed : “As Republicans seek support for their controversial legislation to update the Higher Education Act , a Pentagon document gives ammo to critics over the bill’s plan to end Public Service Loan Forgiveness.” Edtech Companies?”

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” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “The Credential Registry is several months into its mission to document all U.S. ” Via Edsurge : “Behind Closed Doors: Edtech Entrepreneurs’ Biggest Challenges in 2018.” Class Central writes that “ Y Combinator’s Startup School MOOC To Give Out $10,000 to 100 Companies.” My apologies that this is a day late.

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Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” These headlines just kill me. ” More MOOC data in the “research” section below. We reviewed hundreds of pages of Ballou’s attendance records, class rosters and emails after a district employee shared the private documents. ” Maha Bali writing for Prof Hacker : “Against the 3A’s of EdTech: AI , Analytics , and Adaptive Technologies in Education.”

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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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billion cut to the Education Department’s budget for next year, the President Donald Trump is now calling on Congress to slash nearly $3 billion in education funding for the remaining five months of this fiscal year, according to a document obtained by POLITICO.” ” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via Inside Higher Ed : “Online education platform Coursera has set a goal of offering 15 to 20 degree programs by the end of 2019.

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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.” Pretty sure this is the best MOOC story of the week: “ Russian Underground Launches Online Courses in Card Fraud ,” Infosecurity Group reports. (National) Education Politics.

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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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“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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” Via the AP : “ Remington Arms and the families of some victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre have agreed that any dispute over the release of company documents in a lawsuit brought by the families and a surviving teacher will be decided by a judge.” Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). According to Edsurge’s calculations , “US Edtech Brings in $122M in June.” Presidential Campaign 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”). Education Politics. I watched the results roll in from the Brexit referendum last night with great, great sadness. My mum is British, and I’ve always joked that my British passport is one of my most prized possessions.

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

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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.