MOOCs Likely to Be Integrated into Traditional University Programming

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The idea of taking elite higher education programming online is not new, and Massive Open Online Courses will likely be adopted as common practice by elite institutions in 10 years time.

KISs @GIBS‘s insight:

MOOCs to become standard practice integration

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MOOCs: Coursera, edX, Futurelearn and Udacity

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With Coursera and edX both announced this week they are doubling the number of universities partners, I decided to update the data. I also added another MOOC: Futurelearn

One more thing that was added to the visualisation is the average University World Ranking by MOOCs.

KISs @GIBS‘s insight:

Ackn. Justin Menard – interest in Rankings by MOOCs and Uni’s

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e-Learning Reloaded: Top 50 Web 2.0 Tools for Info Junkies

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The number of resources available online for finding information grows every day. Luckily, we’ve done a bit of the legwork for you, compiling a list of some of the best Web 2.0 resources out there for academics.

ChezINFO!‘s insight:

"These tools can help you keep all of your data organized and easy to find.
Bubbl.us: Use this mind mapping tool to get your thoughts in order.
Dropbox: Store files, resources, photos, and more on the web and access them from anywhere using this free (up to a point) service.
Evernote: Evernote makes it easy to clip interesting articles from the web, store them, and organize them to look through later.
Google Reader: Google Reader makes it simple to access your favorite blogs and RSS feeds from one place.
Memonic: With Memonic, you can take notes, clip, or highlight any web content of interest, take it with you, and share it with others.
MindMeister: Another great mind map, MindMeister will ensure you can always keep your brainstorming resources on hand." Ackn.

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Online Education Is Replacing Physical Colleges At A Crazy Fast Pace

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Educators knew the online revolution would eventually envelop the physical classroom, but a torrent of near-revolutionary developments in the past month are proving that change is coming quicker than anyone imagined.

ChezINFO!‘s insight:

online vs bircks-and-mortar

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Are universities becoming obsolete?

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Teaching should be the bread and butter of education. The real value of a college education lies in imparting the ability to think, rather than the ability to recall facts. Each of us intuitively understands this. We all know it doesn’t matter that you remember a fact from a history class. What matters is that you learn to use facts to support an argument.

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Why E-Learning Alone Just Isn’t Enough

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E-Learning has limitations in effecting behavioural change. Let’s not rely on assessment feedback alone. Managers have a coaching role to play.

ChezINFO!‘s insight:

Coaching, mentoring, facilitating, supporting via student portals ie. ClickUP and GIBSIC (to local acadaemia in SA)

See on www.elearningacademy.com.au