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Jann Sutton

We're all to blame for MOOCs - 0 views

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    "As any botanist knows, a monoculture is highly susceptible to a single pathogen. A great shakeout is under way, and MOOCs are the logical outgrowth of this push for interchangeable educational delivery. Curricula, faculty, and students are overwhelmingly indistinct, and MOOCs are simply the cheapest way to combine those elements in our economically constrained times."
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    An article providing an important perspective to consider when promoting or arguing for the MOOC concept.
Janice-Gamble Hill

MOOCS K-12 - 0 views

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    MOOCS for professional development for teachers
Pat Sine

Coursera, edX, and MOOCs Are Changing the Online Education Business | MIT Technology Re... - 1 views

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    "a study"
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    "Agarwal believes that education is about to change dramatically. The reason is the power of the Web and its associated data-crunching technologies. Thanks to these changes, it's now possible to stream video classes with sophisticated interactive elements, and researchers can scoop up student data that could help them make teaching more effective. The technology is powerful, fairly cheap, and global in its reach. EdX has said it hopes to teach a billion students."
meg Grotti

Tags from the EDUCAUSE Community | EDUCAUSE.edu - 0 views

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    Educause's list of MOOC articles and resour
meg Grotti

4 MOOC's and How They Work - Online Learning - The Chronicle of Higher Education - 0 views

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    #udsnf12 article from Chronicle on MOOCS - available through the library if you can't view the whole article.
meg Grotti

After the Buzz: How the Embrace of MOOC's Could Hurt Middle America - Online Learning -... - 0 views

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    Discusses the MOOC at Stanford which we discussed in class, some of its pitfalls.
meg Grotti

In Colleges' Rush to Try MOOC's, Faculty Are Not Always in the Conversation - Technolog... - 0 views

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    discusses some of the politics involved in MOOCS in higher ed.
meg Grotti

UVa: MOOCs, Revenue, Enrollment, and Blended Learning | Inside Higher Ed - 0 views

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    #udsnf12 recent upheaval at UVA was connected to some of the MOOC questions we discussed in class.
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