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MOOC’s Take a Major Step Toward College Credit – Technology – The Chronicle of Higher Education

http://chronicle.com/article/MOOCs-Take-a-Major-Step/135750/y An interesting article that discusses the next step for the use of MOOCs in higher education. As stated by one of the people interviewed in this article, MOOC credits will be similar to high school graduates who enter college … Continue reading

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MOOCs and the future of Education

This article from the Inside Education discussed how colleges can work collaboratively with the MOOC courses and provide a pathway for students to earn accredited credits towards an associates and/or bachelors degree. Colleges using MOOC courses for awarding credit can also improve … Continue reading

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Mechanical MOOCs

In earlier posts we have shared information on MOOCs. In a recent New York Times article, “Free Online Course Will Rely on Multiple Sites,” Tamar Lewin reports that new courses are being constructed that will not need an instructor. The instructor will … Continue reading

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A Perspective: MOOCs

Dr. Bernard Luskin shares his observations of how MOOCs have and are evolving and how students, faculty, and insitutions may find opportunity in the global reach of MOOCs. As Dr. Luskin comments in his article for Psychology Today, “Casting the NET Over … Continue reading

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Prior Learning for College Credit

In an earlier blog post, “Getting College Credit from MOOC’s” I linked an article, “Making It Count,” to the blog sharing how MOOCs are increasing the availability of free courses for students that could eventually lead to college credit. Currently I refer … Continue reading

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Coursera

Coursera‘s MOOC offerings are going to grow rapidly with the infusion of courses from reputable, accredited institutions of higher learning.

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Getting College Credit from MOOCs

Paul Fain of Inside Higher Ed, shares how MOOCs are providing education resources for students and educational institutions that can lead to credit for college courses. His article “Making It Count” provides some insightful considerations. This article can serve as … Continue reading

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