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A MOOC sees its greatest impact in the classroom at MIT (MIT News)

MIT Professor Shigeru Miyagawa has been a long-time champion of online education and open sharing.  Now we can add “flipped classroom advocate” to that list. 301 more words

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More Women in Games! (HuffPost Tech)

Philip Tan and Sarah Verrilli are instructors for the MITx course Introduction to Game Design, currently running on edX. They’ve also just published an… 191 more words


New courses on vision and hearing

In this blog, we’ve highlighted how OpenCourseWare and MOOCs can play complementary roles in learning.

For instance, OCW courses can support you with “just-in-time” refreshers on prerequisite knowledge… 199 more words

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Transitioning to College via a MOOC

Coming soon to MITx on edX is a new kind of MOOC—a MOOC to help high school students better prepare for college. Many students who arrive at college find themselves struggling with the courses they must take, as their high school experience has not provided them with the necessary preparation to do well at college. 359 more words


Two Months with a MOOC

My midlife crisis apparently began two months ago. It was August and I had just stumbled across an article about a free, online MIT engineering course. 675 more words

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Poem for EdX - MITx: 11.132x Design and Development of Educational Technology Course- Week 0

I’m signed up for this MOOC from EdX because it relates to my field, I want to see how they teach the material, and I want to possibly learn new things. 256 more words


Get your MOOC prerequisites here

The MOOC you’re taking suggests some college-level prerequisites? Have no fear.

Maybe you took the required math and science courses in college, but that was longer ago than you’d care to admit…and the details have gotten hazy. 300 more words

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