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How MOOCs evolve the role of teachers (George Siemens)

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3 short video’s on MOOC’s in China & Africa

China: Opening doors to elite universities with MOOCS (Learning World S4E20, 1/3) Kenya: Tailor-made cyber lessons for African needs (Learning World S4E20, 2/3) MOOCS: The next big thing? A futurist’s opinion (Learning World S4E20, 3/3)

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Food for discussion by Donald Clark: 8 myths on MOOC’s

Donald Clark just wrote a blogpost on MOOC’s and the danger of the C****** word. If you want to know what he means by that, do read the post. (well, just read it anyway). In the post he also mentions … Continue reading

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Literature review: The Maturing of the MOOC

It seems strange that the MOOC is already subject of a literature review as it is a quite recent phenomenon. But as MOOC’s are seemingly the technology that setting world records running through the hype cycle, it’s not so strange … Continue reading

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Interesting read on Moocs: if we’re not careful so-called ‘open’ courses will close minds

This article in The Guardian is a must-read on the dark side of MOOC’s by Peter Scott. 2 fragments illustrate the main point of the article: “So Moocs, if they ever take off, are likely to be used in two ways. … Continue reading

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Interesting read on MOOC’s by Dan Greenstein: “Innovation Exhaustion and a Path to Moving Forward”

A short note to tell you that I thought this piece by Dan Greenstein on Inside Higher Ed is a worth read. “It seems to me, at least with respect to MOOCs, that we have skipped an important step. We’ve jumped … Continue reading

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A survey on MOOC’s shows it isn’t really a hype yet

Sometimes living on Twitter or other social media can give you the false impression that what you and your contacts think important, is important to the whole world. Take MOOC’s for an instance. It is something a lot of edubloggers … Continue reading

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Good overview: Fight the MOOC-opalypse! and Reflections on the Aporia of Learning,

This presentation by Fred G. Martin is a #mustsee or rather #mustread. He not only gives a good overview but also sees the good elements and the problems (despite the title of the presentation). Click on the image to open … Continue reading

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Interesting Hype Cycle on MOOC’s by Les Schmidt

I have the feeling MOOC’s are moving through the hype cycle at a very fast pace, I think Les Schmidt agrees if you look at his hype cycle on MOOC’s. Check his blogpost here.

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Interesting read: I Failed My Online Course—But Learned A Lot About Internet Education

Selena Larson took an online course in a Coursera-MOOC, more specific Terrorism and Counterterrorism: Comparing Theory And Practice. She failed, and as she tells about her experiences it becomes clear why to her MOOC’s won’t be replacing universities pretty soon (or … Continue reading

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