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blogs, social media, learning objects, OERs, MOOCs, etc in this period. I think many MOOCs (and MOOC providers) will struggle to find a sustainable financial model in their current guise. 5) What is your response to the criticism of MOOCs (e.g.

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‘Our Technology Is Our Ideology’: George Siemens on the Future of Digital Learning

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He’s credited with co-teaching the first MOOC in 2008, introduced the theory of “connectivism”—the idea that knowledge is distributed across digital networks—and spearheaded research projects about the role of data and analytics in education. Blogs, wikis and social media, on the other hand, are distributed across networks. What does it mean to be human in a digital age?

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Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Gotta keep hyping that MOOC thing. Via Edsurge : “ MOOCs Are No Longer Massive. ” Via Class Central : “Class Central’s Top 50 MOOCs of All Time (2018 edition).” ” Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “Cumulative Growth in Number of MOOCs , 2011–18.” ” Not surprisingly, there is more MOOC news in the surveillance section below.

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” Via The New York Times , a profile on the Indiana charter chain Excel Schools : “A Chance for Dropouts, Young and Old, to Go Back to School.” Via Inside Higher Ed : “The State Department is proposing to ask additional questions of visa applicants regarding their social media usage.” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). “The MOOC is not dead, but maybe it should be,” says Rolin Moe.

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” At least the e-cigarette company (which targets teens) offers a social-emotional learning curriculum, right? Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). There’s more MOOC news in the credential section below. Via Class Central : “Analysis of 450 MOOC -Based Microcredentials Reveals Many Options But Little Consistency.” ” Via Chalkbeat : “Do suspensions lead to higher dropout rates and other academic problems?

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Following up on ProPublica reporting , “ Florida to Examine Whether Alternative Charter Schools Underreport Dropouts.” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” An op-ed in Forbes by University Ventures’ Ryan Craig : “Make Online Education Great (For The First Time).” “When Social Media Assignments Increase Risks for Vulnerable Students” by Monica Bulger and Jade E. Education Politics.

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Via ProPublica : “ For-Profit Schools Get State Dollars For Dropouts Who Rarely Drop In.” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via Politico : Western Governors University , “the nation’s leading provider of competency-based educatio n – which the Education Department’s independent watchdog last month said violated federal student aid rules – is expanding into North Carolina.” Technology, Education, and the Media.”

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