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#FREE! #Moodle #MOOC on #WizIQ Starting June 1, 2013

Teaching with Moodle is a self-paced 4-week course for teachers and anyone interested in teaching online using Moodle, WizIQ, and other web technologies starting June 1, 2013. The course is in the spirt of open education and is completely free. … Continue reading

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Essays on Education: Ten Chapters / Over 100 Pages – Available This Weekend!

I would like to introduce you to my next project (my 59th book), a book I’ve been planning to write for a long time (really). Professional Development The Quality of Teachers JOHN HARVARD PUBLIC SCHOOL OF EXCELLENCE: A TURNAROUND MODEL … Continue reading

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Should We Still Care About MOOC? Dennis Yang says “Yes”

MOOCs (massive open online courses) have been around a few years. My company, Udemy, has been around since 2010. However, it wasn’t until 2012 that MOOCs became the so-called next big thing. Dennis Yang President and COO, Udemy Last November, … Continue reading

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Educational Leadership & Innovation: Until the MOOC is Ready

“An invasion of armies can be resisted, one can not resist an idea whose time has come.” – Victor Hugo, The History of a Crime Innovation in education is an idea whose time has come. It is no longer possible … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Teaching & Learning: Designing & Running A MOOC

I participated in CCK 11 and the facilitators were Stephen Downes and George Siemens. The course was unlike any learning experience I had ever had before. Here’s why: 1. Changed relationship between teacher & learner Teacher, as the term is … Continue reading

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MOOC Mania: Everyone’s Doing It

To begin, here’s a Massive List Of MOOC Resources, Lit And Literati. Now, I´ll be honest. That’s an old list. It was published by Erica St. Angel on June 25, 2012. The last update was 08.14.2012. August 2012 by internet … Continue reading

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MOOC Mastery, A Zen Approach: Will Massive, Open Online Courses Revolutionize Higher Education?

MOOC Brigade: Will Massive, Open Online Courses Revolutionize Higher Education? Source: Time Magazine (Education Section) Quote: “On the plus side, MOOCs are free, open to anyone and taught by professors at prestigious universities. On the downside, they have low completion … Continue reading

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MOOC Pedagogy: Theory & Practice

The MOOC has its share of optimists and pessimists. Some see it as the next best thing since sliced bread, others see it as a waste of time, a passing fad that everyone is talking about lately, but will soon … Continue reading

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Leadership 2.0 – Open Course #leadership20 (by George Couros)

Leadership 2.0 – Open Course #leadership20 September 24, 2012 By George Couros Source: Connected Principals.com Starting on October 2nd, I am very pleased to announce that Parkland School Division, in conjunction with the Central Alberta Regional Consortium, will be holding … Continue reading

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“We Can Do Better”: The Singapore Perspective on English

Speech by Mr Lee Kuan Yew, Former Minister Mentor and current Senior Advisor to Government of Singapore Investment Corporation at the Launch of the English Language Institute of Singapore (ELIS) on Tuesday, 6 September 2011, at the Marina Bay Sands … Continue reading

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