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2014: The Year of MOOC Click Bait

The University of Pennsylvania invited several hundred education reporters to a seminar on MOOCs. The school expected 15 to 20 enrollees from media outlets, but as of the catering deadline, only four responded. So the group cancelled the event.

This is the premise under which the Chronicle of Higher Education provided the click-bait headline “2014: The Year the Media Stopped Caring About MOOCs?” The article, written by Steve Kolowich, is only a few hundred words and notes that discussion of the MOOC in mainstream media has not waned…meaning the article headline poses a provocative question that the text of the article not only fails to support but rather disputes.…

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Project Roundtable: Professional Learning as Daily Practice (#2minPD and Other Innovative Ideas)

*Don’t Forget to Fill Out the Planning Document after you RSVP for the Event:* http://bit.ly/pldaily

*Roundtable Purpose:*
The purpose of this roundtable is to consider the role that Professional Learning plays in our lives as teachers and leaders. It is also to explore how we can make PD an expected and welcome part of every day.…

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Blended Learning #2minPD

This is a #2minPD on Blended Learning. Find out more about this project here: http://bit.ly/2minhowto

In this video I explore a highly simplified definition of Blended Learning, and some concrete next steps for getting started. This #2minPD is not meant to be an exhaustive resource on Blended Learning, but rather an entry point to thinking about what is possible by implementing blended learning within your classroom or school.…

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What Did I Learn Today? (#OSSEMOOC)

I have been drafting my “big learning” evidence from my time at #OTRK12 and #Gafesummit for about a week now and in the interim I have learned so much more! I have struggled with trying to decide if I should write the “big” connected piece or start fresh and  simply go with “What I Learned Today” as part of the OSSEMOOC 30 Days of Blogging Challenge. Well, I learned something very easy and pretty cool today , and possibly nothing “new” to many of you, but I am going to share “what I learned today”.…

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A Tool for Faculty at Every Juncture: AP Course Building 101

AP Course Building 101

As university instructors, we are all subject matter experts; whether one is an adjunct, a doctoral candidate, or a tenured professor, we know our content. After all, we worked those many years to become experts in our field: extensive research, days of grading, oral exams, dissertating – our subject-field passion has motivated us to endure the rigor and tribulations constitutive of our advanced education.

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Beijing Language and Culture University to Launch the World’s First Online International Chinese Teacher Training Program

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DALLAS and BEIJING (April 8, 2014) – Academic Partnerships (AP), one of the world’s largest representatives of online learning, and Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU), an international university dedicated to promoting Chinese language and culture worldwide, today announced the launch of the world’s first online International Chinese Teacher Training Program (ICTP).

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2014 Ship Season is Underway!

Despite the fact that I am surrounded by snowbanks and the temperatures are quite cold, the 2014 shipping season is officially underway! I haven’t has the opportunity to have my first ship sighting of the 2014 season, but thanx to Twitter and my PLN, I have seen quite a few ships, from a distance, so far this season.…

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Stacey Wallwin 2014-04-14 13:17:29

I came across this quote and it really resonated with me. Think back to how you go where you are today….

Never underestimate what you can achieve. Hard work, determination, resilience, dedication, passion and “grit” will take you farther than you ever imagined.…

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syndicating 4127 posts from 513 #etmooc blogs