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Second Language Acquisition is Number 1 on Amazon Best Sellers Rank! You Did It – Thank You! We’re Number 1!

Second Language Acquisition: Language, Culture & Identity is Number 1 on the Amazon Best Sellers Rank in the Professional Development Category! Thank you dear readers, thank you so much! Thank you, individually and collectively, every one of you, for helping … 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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Chile’s National English Test (SIMCE INGLÉS 2012) Awarded to INSTITUTO CHILENO BRITANICO DE CULTURA

Transparency. Transparency in government is a very ancient concept. According to Wikipedia: “It dates back to the Age of Enlightenment, which is sometimes called the “Age of Reason”. There is little consensus on the precise beginning of the Age of … 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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#MOOC: You Are Now A Courserian: Welcome to Coursera!

Hi Thomas Jerome Baker, Welcome to Coursera! You’ve just joined a community of hundreds of thousands of students who are taking courses, and changing the face of higher education. At Coursera, you can take courses from the top universities, for … Continue reading

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Free #MOOC Think Again: How to Reason and Argue (Duke University)

Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Ram Neta (Duke University) Reasoning is important. This course will teach you how to do it well. You will learn how to understand and assess arguments by other people and how to construct good arguments of your own … Continue reading

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New! Free MOOC Course: Fundamentals of Online Education (Planning and Application)

Fundamentals of Online Education: Planning and Application Fatimah Wirth Georgia Institute of Technology This is an introductory course on the fundamentals of online education. You will learn how to convert your face-to-face class into a robust online course based on … Continue reading

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MOOCs’ Contradictions (Learning in a MOOC)

by David Touve Inside Higher Ed September 11, 2012 Bio David Touve is assistant professor of business administration at Washington and Lee University. In recent months, many of the most prominent research universities announced forays into free online courses. As … Continue reading

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MOOC Pedagogy – Promise or Peril?

Excerpt: MOOC pedagogy: the challenges of developing for Coursera In the summer of 2012 the team of teachers and researchers associated with the MSc in E-learning programme at the University of Edinburgh began developing a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) … Continue reading

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