Proving MOOC Success: Feedback from Instructional Design for Mobile Learning (IDML)

Faculty eCommons

The Faculty eCommons recently wrapped up Instructional Design for Mobile Learning (IDML), a free, 4-week micro-MOOC in which participants explored principles, pedagogies, and tools for designing mobile instruction. IDML was delivered through Canvas Network.
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Inside Higher Ed Reflections on the Status of MOOCs

Interested in learning more about how MOOCs are changing higher education? Download the free MOOC Moment booklet, a compilation of thirteen carefully selected articles from Inside Higher Ed that share perspectives of MOOC proponents and …… Continue reading

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Free Booklet! Compelling Conversations on the MOOC Movement

Comprised of  thirteen carefully selected articles and essays, MOOC Moment shares opinions of MOOC proponents and skeptics captured by Inside Higher Ed contributors since the site’s first mention of MOOCs in December 2011.
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Virtual World Design Thinking: MOOCing in the Cloud

Because of the highly collaborative and immersive experience virtual worlds offer, educators continue to explore the potential—and experience benefits—of teaching and learning in real-life replicated environments.
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Game Elements for Learning GE4L July 1-29, 2013

Game Elements for Learning (GE4L) introduces participants to game elements for teaching and learning through sharing, game elements, discussion and participation in self-selected methods.
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Instructional Design for Mobile Learning (#IDML13) – Free Professional Development

This Micro-MOOC, Instructional Design for Mobile Learning, introduces participants to instructional design principles for teaching with mobile technology. Mobile technology is a growing and powerful trend: people now spend more time on mobile apps than they do on the web. Watch the Canvas Network page for more info and registration What opportunities does this powerful […]

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MOOC2Degree: A Step towards Successful Disruption

Shortly after Academic Partnerships announced the launch of MOOC2Degree, news of the initiative spread through Twitter and reached national news providers and the blogs of higher education thought leaders. MOOC2Degree, an initiative that converts the first course of an online program into a credit-bearing MOOC (massively open online course), allows potential students to try out […]

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MOOCs for Credit from State Universities: MOOC2Degree from Academic Partnerships

An Academic Partnerships program called MOOC2Degree takes existing programs that offered online (but not as MOOCs) and are fully accredited through their host institutions, and makes the first course into a MOOC — open to all and free, but awarding credit to those who complete successfully.…

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Advanced Power Searching, A free MOOC from Google

Advanced Power Searching with Google begins on January 23, 2013! Register now to sharpen your research skills and strengthen your use of advanced Google search techniques to answer complex questions. Throughout this course you’ll also: Take your search strategies to a new level with sophisticated, independent search challenges.…

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Millions of Lessons Learned on Electronic Napkins – MOOCs and free education

29th Chaos Communication Congress: Talk by Jörn Loviscach and Sebastian Wernicke on massive open online courses, free education, freeing education — and what we’ve they have learned from the Udacity courses. An informative and humorous look at the current state of MOOCs.…

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