50 Free Online Courses For Educators: Spring 2015

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Teaching with Moodle: An introduction. Moodle via Independent. eLearning moocs pd Professional development 50 Free Online Courses For Teachers: Spring 2015. by Class Central. Below is a list of 50 free online courses for teachers for Spring 2015, aggregated by Class Central.

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Open scholarship

Learning with 'e's

Most of us by now are familiar with open learning , and many could describe their use of open source software such as Moodle, Mahara, Linux and Open Office. education learning MOOCs open learning open scholarship Open Source Openness pedagogy Technology

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Avoid This Common Mistake When Getting Started with Online Learning

Fractus Learning

Moodle? How To MOOC SchoolSo you’re considering moving your face-to-face learning content online. Congratulations! Teaching online can be a great way to reach new audiences and take advantage of the opportunities created by the latest learning technology.

Higher education technology predictions for 2014

Mark Smithers

Some new services and platforms will emerge to cater for different forms of learning, MOOCs will evolve and improve and open badges will be hot. The MOOC backlash. Of course I have to start with MOOCs. The MOOC backlash started in earnest in 2013. TL;DR.

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Networked Scholars – From K through 12 and to Higher Ed

Improving Education Environments

scholar14, the MOOC out of Royal Roads University facilitated by George Veletsianos , is a great example of the growth of this belief: a course that sees learning as a situated experience facilitated by notions of community, environment and identity.

Higher education technology predictions for 2014

Mark Smithers

Some new services and platforms will emerge to cater for different forms of learning, MOOCs will evolve and improve and open badges will be hot. The MOOC backlash. Of course I have to start with MOOCs. The MOOC backlash started in earnest in 2013. TL;DR.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). ” asks Moodle News. 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 The Chronicle of Higher Education : “The Education Dept. Wants to Hold Colleges Accountable by Reporting Graduates’ Earnings.

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.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). Also from Feldstein : “ Moodle and Blackboard Cut Ties.” 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. Yesterday was the first day in over a year that I didn’t make a commit to GitHub (which I use to manage all my websites).

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

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. Education Politics.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

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.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

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.” In the future, you might want to look for most MOOC-related news in the “business of job training” section below.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” 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. ” “Whither Moodle ?” (National) Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). “The Moodle / Blackboard Breakup: The Long and the Short of It” by e-Literate’s Michael Feldstein. 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. I’m starting on that project soon, and my god, this all looks so grim. National) Education Politics.

Week of August 29, 2011 - Live and Interactive Webinars in Blackboard Collaborate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Administrador de plaraformas de eLearning: MOODLE, Blackboard y Edu 2.0, Administrador de plaraformas de eLearning: MOODLE, Blackboard y Edu 2.0, link] The 2011 Worldwide Virtual Library Conference November 2 - 3, All Free, All Online in Blackboard Collaborate Submit to present or to be kept informed at [link] EPCOP MOOC WEBINAR ( Australia Series ) Wed 31 Aug 06:00AM New York / Wed 31 Aug 10:00AM GMT / Wed 31 Aug 08:00PM Sydney Coach Carole.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” The University of Iceland has joined edX. Mindwires Consulting’s Michael Feldstein continues to fight the LMS fight: “Fear and Loathing in the Moodle Community.” (National) Education Politics. “ The Republican War on College ,” by The Atlantic’s Derek Thompson. “ Tax bill reflects rift between many Republicans and higher education,” The Washington Post reports.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” “How Much Hollywood Glitz Should Colleges Use in Their Online Courses ?” “Why Moodle Supporters Should be Concerned,” according to Mindwires Consulting’s Michael Feldstein. (National) Education Politics. Listen, folks (particularly educators). If you’re going to decry “ fake news ,” then you best not be sharing it.

Hack Education Weekly News

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” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” The LA Times asks , “ In this digital self-help age, just how effective are MasterClass ’s A-list celebrity workshops?” ” Via Bryan Alexander : “ Moodle and the next LMS: reflections and more questions.” (National) Education Politics. US Secretary of Education spoke to ALEC this week.

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