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Know these points before taking an open Online course (MOOC Tips)

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We bring you some tips from an independent blogger before you take up a MOOC Course. Don`t sign up for all the courses that you like. Let your platter not be more full than what you could take in. Take 1 or 2 courses at a time. Have a fixed study time just as like

Free Business and Management Courses- MOOC List

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List of free online courses- MOOC ListBusiness CoursesBranding, Content & Social Media– Free iTunes – Christine O’Malley, Ohio State UniversityBuilding a Business– Free Online Video – Free Online Audio – Free iTunes Audio – Oxford UniversityBuilding a Business: Moving Your Product to the Market– Free Online Audio – Free Tunes Audio – Oxford UniversityCorporate Finance– Free iTunes Video – Aswath Damodaran, NYUCorporate Finance for Healthcare Administrators – Free iTunes Video– Jack Wheeler,

What is a MOOC? Video by Dave Cormier

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Written and Narrated by Dave Cormier, Video by Neal Gillis Researchers: Dave Cormier Alexander McAuley George Siemens Bonnie Stewart Created through funding received by the University of Prince Edward Island through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council’s “Knowledge Synthesis Grants on the Digital Economy

What is a MOOC?

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Mooc stands for a massive open online course.It is an online course aimed at large-scale participation and open access via the internetThey are similar to university courses, but do not tend to offer academic creditA number of web-based platforms – including edX, Coursera and Udacity – supported by top universities and colleges offer Moocs in

MOOC Elements for Corporate learning & development

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The following three MOOC elements are particularly well-suited to corporate learning & development:Semi-synchronicity: Most MOOCs allow students to go through the course as a ‘semi-synchronous’ cohort of learners. That means each week the group receives the same assignment of video lectures, readings, quizzes and/or threaded discussions, but each member completes that course work on his

Brave New world of MOOCs

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MOOC (Free courses) Students Attracted Most By Course Topics

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According to a survey of participants in courses on the Canvas Network,76% students said they signed up because of the topic,75% because it was free, 61% for professional development, and44% because they wanted to find out what MOOCs are all about. It turned out that 72% of those who enrolled were themselves professional educators.Students who enroll in massive

Fall 2013 Courses from Stanford Online

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Sustainable Product DevelopmentDariush RafinejadStarting August 26thThis course focuses on strategies for the development of sustainable products and manufacturing processes from the perspective of senior executives. Course participants will form teams and develop a new sustainable product, or undertake field study projects to gain firsthand experience with sustainability practices in a company. The course will run for

Free Online Entrepreneurial Education Courses

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 NovoEd, the Menlo Park-based massive online course program that aims to support social learning, is debuting on August 15 2013 an online entrepreneurship program. Supporting schools are big names in the business school world including Stanford University, Babson College (which has consistently topped the US News & World Report list of “entrepreneurship education” since 1995) and the

Free Online Certificate Courses from Top Universities-A new trend

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The free online college courses are offered from top ranking universities including Harvard, Stanford and MIT. Students from developing countries especially from India are enrolling in droves. A drawback that these students from developing countries face from attending these MOOC’s is that the educational content is not yet specifically designed to the diverse needs of a

University Of Colorado is Launching Free Online courses (MOOC) In Comics

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In the wake of massive successes in numbers and pro-interest in open access online courses studying comics and graphic novels both in the US and UK, the University of Colorado is gearing up for its own MOOC (massive open online course) starting on September 23rd with space for unlimited numbers. The Comics and Graphic Novels Course will explore

MOOC Coorses on the Business of Sports

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Now you can have a chance to take Sports Business courses, free of charge.In August 2013, the B-school launches a new “massive open online course,” or MOOC, called The Global Business of Sports, via online provider Coursera.Taught by longtime Wharton professor Kenneth Shropshire, the online course is modeled after the popular Sports Ventures & Social Impact

List of Courses starting soon in Coursera in August-September 2013

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Algorithms, Part I 08/23/2013 6 weeksCalculus One 08/23/2013 14 weeksDisaster Preparedness 08/26/2013 6 weeksIntroduction to Sustainability 08/26/2013 8 weeksCaries Management by Risk Assessment (CAMBRA) 08/26/2013 6 weeksThink Again: How to Reason and Argue 08/26/2013 12 weeksSurvey of Music Technology 08/26/2013 6 weeksComputational Investing, Part I 08/26/2013 8 weeksMicroeconomics Principles 08/26/2013 16 weeksPreparation for Introductory Biology: DNA to Organisms 08/26/2013 4 weeksWeb Intelligence and Big Data 08/26/2013 12 weeksInformation Security and Risk Management in Context 08/28/2013 10 weeksBuilding an Information

Massive open online courses – threat or opportunity?- From BBC

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Can online courses with large-scale interactive participation and open access via the web replace face-to-face teaching in a traditional university setting? Newsnight’s David Grossman examines the rise of massive open online courses (Moocs).Former US President Bill Clinton said recently the higher education industry needs to undergo a “dramatic change”.“I think the only sustainable answer is

Complete List of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) sites

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A complete List of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) sites: The acronym MOOC stands for massive, open, online course and it’s a term used to describe large numbers of learners coming together in one course to learn in a connected way and providing open access to large population via the internet. MOOCs provide interactive user forums