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Study Abroad MOOC

Connexion Francophone has launched a MOOC that will be of interest to any student about to embark on a period of Study Abroad in France or another Francophone country. 24 more words

how to succeed at writing applications - MOOC

When it comes to writing job applications do you struggle to find the right words to tell the recruiter or why you think you’re the best candidate? 363 more words


CloudIntro.X: Recap

I know I mentioned a while ago that I was going to use the time between UNISA modules to go to town on my MOOCs. That didn’t happen. 96 more words


Attrition in MOOCs: Is It a Problem or an Advantage?

By Jim Shimabukuro

It’s hard to fault research into MOOCs since there are so many more questions than answers. Thus, I was drawn to the news that MIT researchers have developed “a dropout-prediction model trained on data from one offering of a course can help predict which students will stop out of the next offering.”1 Still, I find myself questioning the purpose, which is to reduce the high attrition rates associated with MOOCs. 400 more words


Supporting Underrepresented population is the answer for courses with large numbers of students?

While talking with colleague about MOOC, collaborative learning in a large classroom, and my dissertation research findings, I thought “supporting underrepresented population” is the key of future large size learning environments. 98 more words

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