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OurCommonFuture and the Online UWC course have been featured in an article published by UWC Denmark

On Friday August 29th 2014, OurCommonFuture and the Online UWC course on sustainability was featured in an article published by UWC Denmark. The original version of the article is in Danish and can be read… 1,501 more words

Uwc

Get some science in your SF. What to do if...

… you have no idea how and maths scared you since third grade.

Some days ago I was chatting with a friend of mine. He told me he was writing a SF short story, and, after reading the summary, I volunteered as beta-reader. 655 more words

SF

One Might Ask Steven Salaita Why There Are No MOOCs on Gaza

In late July, Kris Olds wrote a piece for Inside Higher Ed’s Blog U: Global Higher Ed titled “Why No MOOCs on Gaza?”

Rightly recognizing that the MOOC format would be perfectly suited to providing succinct overviews of the conflicts in the world’s hotspots, Olds searched sites of the half-dozen most prominent MOOC providers, a process that she describes in detail in order to illustrate that on most sites identifying the courses by topic is counterintuitively difficult. 445 more words

Corporate Influence

Amongst colleagues

It’s been great to feel supported and people reaching out to make sure I’m doing okay. It was my first experience with global worldwide Internet heat wrath, and it was very difficult.

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Being An Academic

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

MOOC-isteria

“In the end, a successful course should develop, refine, or reinforce your preconceived knowledge about a subject, and in so doing, add value to your life and society as a whole.”

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Exploring #English: #language and #culture Free MOOC starts Sept. 1

This course is for people who are learning English and who are interested in finding out more about British culture and improving their English language skills. 205 more words

English Language