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Blended Learning & MOOCs

Turning students onto MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) is one of the best ways to extend learning beyond the classroom walls. MOOCs allow students to participate at a pace convenient to their busy schedules, collaborate and share ideas with others, and get immediate feedback. 607 more words


Finding Poetry in MOOCs


This is a guest post by the co-authors of “The Meaning of MOOC-topia” in the May–June issue of  708 more words


I love MOOCS

Lately, I’ve taken a few online courses that are mostly about programming and data analysis, two of my personal and professional passions. These classes have provided me with a great opportunity to reinforce my knowledge, learn new concepts, and provide accessibility for content in my free time in a flexible environment. 387 more words


Alison - a MOOC for workplace skills

I knew Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) such as Udacity, Coursera and edX. Today’s Hindu carried an article on ALISON whose content is not drawn from elite US-based universities but focuses on practical workplace skills. 100 more words

Managerial Effectiveness

India's First Indigenous Moocs Platform To Be Launched Soon

Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani has said the government will unveil India’s first indigenous MOOCs (Massive Open Online Course) platform which seeks to give free of cost education in conjunction with institutions like IITs, IIMs, Central Universities NIOS and boards like CBSE”. 342 more words

My MOOC Explorations Continue

It’s been a few months since my last post. That’s because I got totally immersed in learning coding, specifically Ruby, far more seriously than I had expected.  295 more words

Learning Coding

How to read an online course

Fig.1 Gilly Salmon’s ‘Five Stage Model’ for e-learning

How can you assess what makes an online course from something so complex and varied?

The answer is to think through the components that are likely to be there, or need to be there, in every session, or phase of the learning. 941 more words