By Steve Kolowich, July 8, 2013 It was big news last fall when Colorado State University-Global Campus became the first college in the United States to grant credit to students who passed a MOOC, or[…]
In the article of Mo., July 8, Clay Shirky argues that it is impossible to understand what’s happening with MOOCs without understanding what’s happened to higher education in general. During the last 40 years, the[…]
On June 25th, the Chair organised a Roundtable on Open Education & MOOCs with the title: Opening UP Higher Education: Open Content, Open Networked Learning, MOOCs, Open Business – What to Expect? What to[…]
Avui dia 26 de juny hem assistit a una jornada sobre MOOCs convocada per l’Associació Catalana d’Universitats Públiques (ACUP). El seminari ha portat per títol: MOOCs – Reptes i Oportunitats per a les Universitats L’objectiu[…]
In an attempt to fuel technological innovation in European higher education, the reputable German foundation Stifterverband and Iversity company announced on March 11 the contest “The MOOC Production Fellowship” worth €25,000 for each winner. (see our post of 13/03: http://blogs.uoc.edu/unescochair/blog/2013/03/13/contest-the-mooc-production-fellowship/ )[…]
The MOOC Research Initiative, financed by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will award grants of $10,000 to $25,000 to researchers seeking to explore issues such as student experiences in MOOCs and the free courses’[…]
Online Master program in Computer Science (OMS CS) was announced yesterday by Georgia Tech at two levels. Courses in the program will be free through Udacity’s site, made up of video lectures and computer-graded assignments.[…]
On January 9, 2013, the provost at American University (AU), Scott A. Bass, issued a Memorandum to the deans regarding AU policy on MOOCs. After the April debate, sparked by the faculty members of San[…]
Most of recent news about developments of open online courses have been gloomy. The black shadow of MOOCs started to crawl into technological innovation of any kind. Just to mention the title of an article[…]
Cheating in online education remains a concern for many instructors and institutions, with some universities hiring online-proctoring companies to monitor students through webcams. Others require students to take examinations at a physical testing site. Besides[…]
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