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Need-to-Know-News: Harvard & MIT Evaluate MOOCs, 'Lean Forward' the New approach to Online Collaboration & Why LinkedIn Buying Lynda.com is Good for Higher Ed

This ‘Need-to-Know’ blog post series features noteworthy stories that speak of need-to-know developments within higher education and K-12 that have the potential to influence, challenge and/or transform traditional education as we know it. 1,013 more words

Education Trends & News

Founded by Wharton and USC graduates in October 2012, CourseKart works on a simple premise : bring access to the best learning (K-12) and instruction packs (test-prep) to any student – anytime, anywhere and in any size (think custom). 113 more words

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Time to study! Part 1: MOOCs & Certificates

You have no excuse. Start learning now!

There was a time (before the Internet) when learning new things was actually not easy. The dominating educational institutions, the universities, demanded your physical presence and your adherence to structured courses leading to recognised diplomas and professional degrees. 583 more words


MOOCs: Education for all?

MOOCs have been heralded as a platform that allows anyone with an internet connection and time on their hands to access higher education. Keen to be involved in this new, open approach to learning I enrolled myself in a course called “User Experience for the Web” through Open2Study, an initiative of Open University, Australia. 486 more words



WORLD WAR 1: A HISTORY IN 100 STORIES: Monash University (4 hours pw)

With its heart in Australia and the experience of ANZAC combatants and families this course has a rich variety of contributors and approaches. 33 more words