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Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

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” And I wondered at the time if that would be the outcome for MOOCs. 2012, you will recall, was “ the year of the MOOC.”) Computing platforms have different abstraction levels, including a computer architecture, an OS, or runtime libraries. Indeed, a few weeks after the funding news, Feldstein wrote about “Why Moodle Supporters Should be Concerned,” questioning the sustainability of the project.

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” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” The University of Iceland has joined edX. The business of OER. Mindwires Consulting’s Michael Feldstein continues to fight the LMS fight: “Fear and Loathing in the Moodle Community.” ” This seems to fly in the face of the library profession ’s belief in privacy. (National) Education Politics.

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Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). MOOCs for credit ! FutureLearn announced that two UK universities – the University of Leeds and the Open University – will offer MOOCs that will be accepted for college credit. For more on MOOCs for credit, see the “MOOCs” section above. This week: “ OpenStax Partners with panOpen to Expand OER Access.” Education Politics.

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” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Big HR news about Coursera in the HR section below. Here’s the headline from Inside Higher Ed : “For-Credit MOOC: Best of Both Worlds at MIT ?” ” But if you look closer, it’s not a MOOC; it’s just an online class at MIT. ” Student workers at the University of Chicago’s library have voted to unionize. ” “Whither Moodle ?”