#DLNchat: How Have MOOCs Impacted Approaches to Student Learning?

Edsurge

Has the MOOC revolution come and gone? Or will the principles of the MOOC movement continue to influence higher ed? On Tuesday, April 10 the #DLNchat community got together to discuss and debate: How Have MOOCs Impacted Approaches to Student Learning? How many MOOCs have you signed up for and how many have you taken?” Many admitted their completion rates were unimpressive, which may be representative for MOOC users overall. In MOOCs it’s all about teaching.

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MOOCs: the big…err, massive…new thing

Mobile Musings

ISTE’s Learning and Leading with Technology (L&L) just published an article I wrote about MOOCs. In particular, there are two new MOOCs that are particularly well suited to K-12 professional learning. Stay tuned for more interesting MOOCs for K-12 professional learning!

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Tonight - A True History of the MOOC

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me today, Wednesday, September 26th, for a one-hour live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar on the "true history" of the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) with Dave Cormier, Alec Couros, Stephen Downes, Rita Kop, Inge de Waard, and Carol Yeager.

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Crowdfunding Meets Webinar: How One Organization Uses Slack to Tackle Global Challenges

Edsurge

Now that we’ve assembled international crowds of motivated, smart people online in MOOCs, it’s time to think about harnessing their collective intelligence to tackle these urgent cross-boundary issues. To facilitate this, we’ve landed on a new format for synchronous online learning that’s a mashup of a webinar and crowdfunding platform. Like a webinar, we invite participants to log into a platform at the same time.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning.

Thursday Webinar - "Library Advocacy: Everyday Marketing Tools and Techniques" with Dr. Sue Alman

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

75-minute webinar (live and recorded) with Dr. Sue Alman , this Thursday, February 21st, 2019 , at 4:00 pm Eastern Standard Time. You do not need to attend the live session to purchase this webinar, but doing so allows you to participate in the Q+A.

Two New Library 2.0 Webinars: Library Advocacy + Marketing | Coaching Skills for Managers + Supervisors | ALSO: Active Shooter Response Recording

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Webinars coming up in February. Webinars gives you access to the live Webinar, as well as any-time access to the recording afterward. LIBRARY ADVOCACY: EVERYDAY MARKETING TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES" A 75-minute webinar (live and recorded) in a special Library 2.0

8 EdTech Trends to Watch Out for This 2020

Ask a Tech Teacher

MOOCs. MOOCS (massive online open courses) are different from virtual classes, and are usually offered by colleges and universities. As such, more students have been turning to MOOCs to help them develop certain skills that they don’t typically learn in a traditional classroom.

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Week of August 22nd, 2011 - Live and Interactive Webinars in Blackboard Collaborate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate). We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ).

Week of August 14, 2011 - Live and Interactive Webinars in Blackboard Collaborate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate). We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ).

Think Like an Urban Planner to Create Successful Online Learning Communities

Fractus Learning

This is your community as a whole (all 30 members in your PLC or all 3,000 participants in your MOOC). We used Google+ Communities , Discourse forums and monthly live webinars as a means to allow neighborhoods to communicate with one another. How To MOOC PLN

Week of September 5, 2011 - Live and Interactive Webinars in Blackboard Collaborate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate). We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ).

Week of July 25, 2011 - Live and Interactive Webinars in Blackboard Collaborate (Formerly Elluminate)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate). We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ). How do you create a MOOC?

Avoid This Common Mistake When Getting Started with Online Learning

Fractus Learning

Maybe you plan to host webinars, so you need some kind of video conferencing capability. How To MOOC SchoolSo you’re considering moving your face-to-face learning content online. Congratulations!

Week of July 25, 2011 - Live and Interactive Webinars in Blackboard Collaborate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate). We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ).

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate). We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ).

Week of September 12, 2011 - Live and Interactive Webinars in Blackboard Collaborate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate). We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ).

Week of July 30, 2011 - Live and Interactive Webinars in Blackboard Collaborate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate). We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ). see learnspace Webinar gallery for link to recordings.)

In June, a Unique Chance for Educators to Renew, Remix, Reimagine at CLMOOC

Educator Innovator

During each of the six weekly Make Cycles, participants attend webinars and share their makes with one another on different social platforms. So who is the MOOC designed for? Educator Innovator Blog #clmooc #connectedlearning moocSign up today for the 2015 CLMOOC!

Thinking About Redefining Professional Development

The Web20Classroom

The traditional forms of sit-and-get PD are giving way to MOOCs, webinars, Edcamps and flipped learning. As a former Director of Instructional Technology my job was to provide technology embedded professional development (PD) to a district of 4000 teachers.

Tight on Goals, Flexible on Means: Universal Design for Learning Empowers Opportunity Youth

Digital Promise

The Fellows also participate in a MOOC focused on understanding and responding to learning differences in their classroom. They apply strategies in their classroom using the visual and tactile resources from the MOOC coursework and resources. We are leading a free Digital Promise Adult Learning webinar on March 29 to discuss UDL and its impact on Opportunity Youth and other adult learners.

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What is Blended Learning? Tips from 3 Bett Speakers

ViewSonic Education

In order to reduce the amount of new content a teacher needs to make, YouTube videos, MOOC s, multiple choice questions and web-based resources can be combined. Over the past few years the education industry has been experiencing a shift away traditional learning environments.

If We Talked About the Internet Like We Talk About OER: The Cost Trap and Inclusive Access

Iterating Toward Openness

Certainly interesting enough to consume your attention for an entire webinar. Imagine that – somehow – you’ve never used the internet before. A good friend and long-time internet user finds this out and begins trying to describe to you how awesome the internet is.

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Picking on great education and technology myths

Bryan Alexander

Today I gave a webinar on a new theme, “Great.edu myths of our time” TurnItIn.com hosted the event, and Jason Chu over there inspired the topic. Myth 4: MOOCS will transform everything. This elicited the first pushback, as some people wrote in to celebrate their use of MOOCs for personal professional development. One chimed in with admiration for the Modern Poetry MOOC.

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This summer’s ultimate ed tech professional development guide

Nureva

If you’d like to take a course this summer but just don’t have the budget or time to go back to school, consider a Massive Open Online Course, or MOOC. Webinars. Maybe you’re looking for a more quickly digestible option – like a webinar. It’s officially summer.

What Does A Relevant, Connected Educator Look Like-Part 2

The Web20Classroom

By plugging in Relevant, Connected Educators are using webinars, on-demand learning, MOOC''s, hashtags and other digital resources to learn and improve their practice. On any given day there are 3-5 webinars on a wide variety of topics.

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April 30th - Library 2.015 Spring Summit Focuses on Innovation, Technology, and Preparation for the Future

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Dr. Alman , the SJSU lecturer who developed the Emerging Future: Technology Issues and Trends MOOC , said that the Library 2.015 Spring Summit was conceived because “monitoring technology is vital for educators and information professionals.”

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Reflecting On My Visit to Saint Stephen’s College in Australia: The Learning Spaces #flipclass #edtech

techieMusings

MOOCs. Sophomores have the opportunity to spend a period of their day learning through a MOOC of their choosing. Their MOOC worktime is an assigned period within their school day. There are some suggested MOOCs on their LMS to choose from.

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(The Very Last) Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” “Reaching out” here includes hosting webinars. Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). A glimpse : “In China ’s Silicon Valley, Edtech Starts at the ‘MOOC Times Building’ ” Via Class Central : “By The Numbers: MOOCs in 2018.” It’s like the MOOC crap all over again.

#DLNchat: How Could Artificial Intelligence Shape the Future of Higher Education?

Edsurge

Register now for the EdSurge webinar, How Analytics Can Support Student Success in Higher Ed , April 25, 2018 at 12 pm PT | 3 pm ET. RSVP for our next #DLNchat: How Have MOOCs Impacted Approaches to Student Learning? Do anthropomorphized forms of artificial intelligence serve students better than hidden bots? Will students receive AI-manifested messages through wearable devices in the future? How do we create frameworks for the ethical creation of artificial intelligence?

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The Role of Open Educational Resources (OER) in Making Education Available to All

A Principal's Reflections

OER ranges from highly structured college courses (MOOCs) to less structured curricula from colleges and other institutes of learning (OpenCourseWare a/k/a OCW), to free online textbooks, and everything in between.

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Thursday Live - Me on the Future of Education

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

webinar series, the topic being "The Future of Education"--a look at the social narrative of today''s and tomorrow''s education system, and asking what shifts in education will (and should) we see in the next 5, 10, 20 years? Tomorrow, Thursday, September 6th, I''m the guest on the weekly ConnectedLearning.tv

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The Learning Revolution - 2014 School Leadership Summit - ISTE Unplugged Dates - More!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Host Your Own Webinar. For those of you who remember the LearnCentral Host Your Own Webinar program, it''s coming back! We''ll be providing the ability for you to schedule and host your own non-commercial webinars which we will add to our calendar and help to advertise.

Recent & Upcoming Conversations on Open & Networked Learning

ProfHacker

The conference may be over, but there have been several virtual events continuing the conversation, such as the Virtually Connecting Missed Conversation Towards Openness , led by Christian Friedrich and Kate Green and an OpenEdSIG follow-up webinar organized by Teresa MacKinnon.

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Beyond K-12: EdSurge’s Next Move

Edsurge

Even as technology can help students, there are plenty of instances where it can also lead to dead ends: Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) did not make it possible for anyone on the planet to get the equivalent of a Stanford University degree for free. So far, we’ve engaged in Twitter chats , webinars and in-person convenings. We started EdSurge in 2011 by focusing on K-12 education. This past March, we began broadening our coverage to include education beyond high school.

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