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Education in China: Online learning is becoming more popular | The Economist

NEARLY 7m students began their courses at Chinese universities at the start of a new academic year this month. In line behind them, a new cohort is already cramming for next year’s university entrance-examination, the notorious gaokao. 394 more words

China Alert

MOOC 101

Well, it’s day one of my first-ever MOOC.

What’s a MOOC, you ask? It stands for Massive Open Online Course. Basically, it’s a free, virtual class that anyone can take. 166 more words


A MOOC By The MOOC Originators

Also from yesterday’s inbox…


A MOOC by the MOOC originators!

Rory McGreal
Athabasca University

—— New 5 week mooc starting on using OERs…

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Course Review: The Clinical Psychology of Children and Young People

Provider: The University of Ediburgh at Coursera [course page]
Lecturer: Matthias Schwannauer, Stella Chan, Emily Taylor, and Joanne Williams
Subject: Psychology / Developmental Psychology… 287 more words


National Audit Office issues update on UK Government's National Cyber Security Programme

The National Audit Office has published an update on the Government’s National Cyber Security Programme for the Committee of Public Accounts.

The Programme’s objectives include tackling cyber crime and making the United Kingdom one of the most secure places in the world in which to do business. 834 more words


How to get 10 million learners by 2020?

In this stunning talk Jeff Haywood outlines the University of Edinburgh’s current and future plans to reach 10 million learners by 2020, through:
-Adaptive learning… 117 more words


Expand Your Knowledge In The World Of Virtual Instruction

Another item from Friday’s inbox…

Michael K. Barbour,
The latest information from Emerging Trends & Technologies in the Virtual K-12 Classroom by University of California, Irvine…
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