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Boats or Birds? The challenge of lifelong learning and 13 upcoming MOOCs for educators

I took this picture a couple of weeks ago at a point overlooking Bombay’s Backbay area where the city forms an upturned C in the Arabian Sea. 439 more words

Another #MOOC! Towards Scottish Independence? Understanding the Referendum

Edinburgh University (@UniofEdinburgh) have a #MOOC on #IndyRef #EdIndyRef which aims to educate and engage voters and observers in the forthcoming referendum.

I’m not engaging here in a political debate, nor supporting sides, but from an educational perspective (indeed legal education in particular) this MOOC might offer something useful in the run-up and aftermath of the referendum. 313 more words


This Week's Top Picks in Imperial & Global History

Marc-William Palen
History Department, University of Exeter
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From knowing your history to looting the White House, here are this week’s top picks in imperial and global history. 751 more words

Imperial & Global History

Sorry to see it end...

Wrapping up the MOOC Learning How to Learn: Powerful mental tools to help you master tough subjects with Dr. Terrence Sejnowski and Dr. Barbara Oakley; I can’t wait to share what I have learned in this MOOC with my students. 32 more words

Dr. Barbara Oakley

Geoffrey Canada and innovation in education

While working through a module in the EdX/HarvardX Leaders of Learning MOOC I’m participating in I came across a great Ted talk. It was given by Geoffrey Canada, head of Harlem Children’s Zone, which seeks to increase and improve the educational opportunities available to child learners in poor neighborhoods. 52 more words

The MOOC Has Arrived and Education Will Never be the Same Again

Professor Yossi Sheffi, Director of the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics and Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, wrote about MOOCs on his LinkedIn Influencer blog… 951 more words