The Center for Benefit-Cost Studies of Education at Teachers College, Columbia University has published a study that serves as an exploration of the goals of institutions creating or adopting MOOCs and how these institutions define effectiveness of their MOOC initiatives. Academic Partnerships is featured in this study.
It’s not often that I’m invited to attend a birthday party for a course—but then again, it’s not often that I find myself immersed in a learning opportunity that produces the sort of sustainable community of learning that #etmooc has.
Let’s engage in some trainer-teacher-learner time travel; let’s revel in a wonderfully and gloriously circular learning moment whose beginning and end have not yet stopped expanding—and won’t if you decide to enter into and further expand this moment as part of a connected educator network.…
Please join Whitney Kilgore, Vice President, Academic Partnerships and Samantha Duque, Senior Consultant, Academic Partnerships International for a free, online MOOC starting October 21, 2013 through November 24, 2013.
Students want to know their instructor. ……
We’re far from finished with our efforts to determine how massive open online courses (MOOCs) will fit into our learning landscape, recently published articles and personal experiences continue to suggest.
Today wraps up the Faculty eCommons’ MicroMOOC Game Elements for Learning (GE4L), a 4-week professional development MOOC in which participants explored tools and methods they might use to gamify course elements.
As the culminating activity, participants ……
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.
Among these educators are Dr. Andrew Stricker, distributed learning architect …… Continue reading →