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NPTEL announces 11 opportunities to get an IIT certification; Massive online certification courses (MOOCs)

India Education Diary | Tuesday, December 09, 2014 |

Chennai: After the tremendous success of the massive online certification courses (MOOCs) launched in September, NPTEL at IIT Madras now introduces 11 brand new courses.   307 more words


Course Review: Saylor's Introduction to Computer Science I

Like every other Saylor class I’ve taken, Introduction to Computer Science I starts out at a VERY basic level. For most people, the first sub-unit can probably be skipped without any effect on your learning. 332 more words


MOOCS and how to MOOC them

I love me some librarianship. I also love me some writing. I can’t seem to make up my mind which topic this blog will cover. It’s like choosing between two of my hypothetical kids. 2,828 more words


Resource Review: SlideRule

I love SlideRule. Of all of the MOOC directories out there, I think this one is the best. The Course Finder has over 18,000 MOOCs for you to search. 308 more words


Going digital – insights into the production of a MOOC.

What does it mean to produce a MOOC? What are the challenges faced by professors when creating a course online? How does it feel to stand alone in front of a camera? 1,402 more words

Edinburgh University Library presentation: MOOCs, information literacy and the role of the librarian

Dear colleagues,

Edinburgh University Library is delighted to invite you to attend a presentation and discussion led by Sheila Webber, of the University of Sheffield, on… 399 more words


World War 1: Paris 1919 A MOOC from the University of Glasgow

World War 1: Paris 1919 – A New World: University of Glasgow

100% Coming out of the MA in British Military History with a Postgraduate Certificate and 60 credits after one year it was good to take part in something carried by a leading academic. 57 more words