Production Value in Online Higher Education

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Soon after, MOOCs (a la Coursera and Udacity) arrived and took the potential impact of freely distributed instructional content on reputation to a whole new level, quickly establishing these online courses as a very public platform for inter-institutional competition. As anticipated, the investment in MOOCs by universities climbed quickly, some reaching the $400,000 mark - roughly 2000 percent more than your typical online course. Son of MOOC.

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?Why an iTunes Model for Online Learning Is Bad for Educators

Edsurge

Lynda.com similarly compensates instructors for distinct video views. As MOOCs surged in popularity from 2012 to 2015, universities, nonprofits, schools and companies all jumped into the game of developing online courses, and giving them away—often at the promise of no cost—to the world. Today, few higher-ed institutions are able to sustain the ongoing costs associated with producing and running MOOCs.

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As Corporate World Moves Toward Curated ‘Microlearning,’ Higher Ed Must Adapt

Edsurge

Well-funded MOOC providers Coursera, Udacity and EdX have evolved their business models to focus squarely on corporate learning and serving professionals seeking credentials. billion acquisition of Lynda.com in 2015—and LinkedIn’s subsequent acquisition by Microsoft in 2016 for $26 billion—are connected to the new business models in the provision of corporate learning.

Rethink Education Re-Ups Commitment to Edtech With $107.5 Million Fund

Edsurge

billion purchase of Lynda.com and Instructure’s initial public offering, both of which took place in 2015. He’s never been a fan of digital textbooks or MOOCs.) Venture capital for U.S. education technology startups ebbed in 2016, dipping roughly 30 percent in deal volume and value from the previous year. Also missing were blockbuster exits, such as LinkedIn’s $1.5 These statistics offer a somber reminder that the edtech industry does not produce quick, home run hits.

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Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

Hack Education

” And I wondered at the time if that would be the outcome for MOOCs. 2012, you will recall, was “ the year of the MOOC.”) ” MOOCs looked – for a short while, at least – like they were going to pivot to become LMSes. This is part four of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” Way back in 2012, I chose “ The Platforming of Education ” as one of my “Top Ed-Tech Trends.”

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Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). I’d love to see a comparison between Pluralsight and Lynda.com.). Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. National) Education Politics. Via Inside Higher Ed : “The U.S.

'Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs'

Hack Education

” I’ve looked at how for-profit colleges , MOOCs , and learn-to-code companies have tapped into these narratives in order to justify their products and services. These products – badges , microcredentials , micromasters , nanodegrees , and the like – have been packaged alongside (and by) MOOCs , coding bootcamps, and other popular ed-tech trends. You can look to Lynda.com, which was acquired by LinkedIn in 2015 for $1.5

Education Technology and the 'New Economy'

Hack Education

“Hardly Anyone Wants to Take a Liberal Arts MOOC,” Edsurge informed its readers in February. ” MOOC startups like Udacity and Coursera have also rebranded to target this particular post-secondary technical training market. LinkedIn, of course, had acquired online job training company Lynda.com last year for $1.5 We’ve seen this before in the MOOC world. See: the LMS, the MOOC. This is part six of my annual review of the year in ed-tech.

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” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via Edsurge : “ Coursera ’s New Strategy Takes Inspiration From Netflix – and LinkedIn.” ” There’s more MOOC-related research in the research section below. ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “Study finds completing a 10-minute activity at the beginning of a MOOC can lead to significantly improved outcomes for certain at-risk learners.”

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Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Online education pioneer Tony Bates asks “ What is online learning ?” ” From the press release : “ MOOCs and books initiative launched by Springer and Federica Weblearning.” ” (It’ll run on LinkedIn Learning , formerly Lynda.com , which means it’ll cost you $24.99 Education Politics.

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Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). Via Inside Higher Ed : “ Microsoft -Branded MOOCs for K–12 Leaders.” Some say… “What to Ask When Choosing Tech for Schools” – a new Lynda.com course offered by Edsurge (which is funded in part by Lynda.com’s founder. Presidential Campaign Politics. There’s less than a month left of the 2016 Presidential campaign and The End can’t come soon enough.

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” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via Buzzfeed : “ Online Charter Schools Prepare For A Trump-Era Boom.” Via Venture Beat : “ LinkedIn resets some Lynda.com users’ passwords following data leak.” Education Politics. Via The New York Times : “ Obama to Dismantle Visitor Registry Before Trump Can Revive It.” ” “The registry, created after the attacks of Sept.

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Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” edX is offering an online master’s degree with Georgia Tech : an OMS (online master’s in science) in Analytics. The Economist on “ The Return of the MOOC.” ” “ Harvard/MIT Report Analyzes 4 Years of MOOC Data ,” Campus Technology reports. More research on MOOCs in the MOOC section above. Education Politics.

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