?The Future of Online Learning Is Offline: What Strava Can Teach Digital Course Designers

Edsurge

Quickly I found that even as I logged runs on Strava daily, I struggled to find the time to log into platforms like Coursera, Udemy or Udacity to finish courses produced by my fellow instructional designers. They were incredibly hardworking people, but the ones creating the most significant social impact in the world were also often too busy to finish a MOOC. Education Technology MOOCs Postsecondary Learning

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?A Starter Kit for Instructional Designers

Edsurge

My classmates from Stanford’s Learning Design and Technology master’s program have gone on to design for big brands like Airbnb and Google as well as edtech upstarts including the African Leadership University, General Assembly, Osmo and Udacity. His “ Mindstorms: Children, Computer and Powerful Ideas ” is a classic that is critical to helping you realize that all the ideas about edtech that we think are so unprecedented have actually been mulled over for decades.

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The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'

Hack Education

Udemy (skills training): $173 million. “EdTech fails to pay, again,” The Financial Times chuckled. ” (Its MOOC competitor edX also announced this year that many of its courses would no longer be free.) Vive la MOOC révolution. This is the second part of my much-abbreviated look at the stories that were told about education technology in 2018 – and in this case, the people who funded the storytellers.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). Elsewhere in MOOC research… From Campus Technology : “Grouping MOOC Students by Communication Mode Doesn’t Help Completion.” “ What We Learned From Talking with 100 MOOC Students ” by Justin Reich (and George Veletsianos and Laura Pasquini). Via Inverse : “ Udemy ’s Exodus, Amazon ’s Gain. MOOCs losing their mojo? edtech https://t.co/DOo11lof2f

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). “The Future of MOOCs Might Not Be Free ,” suggests Education Week’s Market Brief with an observation that many of us made back in 2012. Via Edsurge : “Three Rookie Mistakes That Edtech Entrepreneurs Make.” Udemy has raised another $60 million , this time from the South African media group Naspers (which just last month invested $15 million in the homework help site Brainly).

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” 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. ” Not sure why these are the four, but there you go: Udemy , Lynda , Coursera , and Skillshare. (National) Education Politics.