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MOOC's can address student debt and adjunct struggles

If you have followed higher education news so far this year, you may have noticed a great amount of coverage has been dedicated to the “student debt crisis” and the plight of adjunct professors. 229 more words

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Being a New User Can Really Suck

Let’s face it.  A lot of folks who could SO benefit from all the amazing internet educational resources bail before reaching the goals that lead them to sign up in the first place.   377 more words

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Welcome to Easy Street

So I’ve been back in the online classroom again for the past five weeks – I just can’t help myself. I started Dan Ariely’s Beginners Guide to Irrationality… 792 more words

ocTEL 2014

It is getting close to the next ocTEL MOOC being run by ALT from the 28th April for 6 weeks. I have been reviewing and it looks very interesting and active, hence I will be using this blog in the coming weeks to engage in the course and reflections required. 73 more words


Good News For Aspiring Wizards: You Can Now Take Online Hogwarts Courses

It’s pretty impossible to read the Harry Potter books without imagining that you too could maybe one day be a wizard studying at Hogwarts.

Luckily, a group of die-hard Potter fans would like to help you come a little closer to achieving that dream with the creation of… 104 more words

Les cours en ligne à accès libre sont une véritable révolution

Le magazine L’actualité faisait état récemment de la popularité grandissante des cours en ligne gratuits offerts par de plus en plus d’universités dans le monde. 250 more words

The Basic Economics of "Open" Education. Content in Abundance

This weeks reading began with Martin Wellers “A Pedagogy of abundance” which is an examination into the ways in which teaching and learning will adapt in an age of almost unlimited educational materials. 433 more words