Category Archives: MOOCs

A Solution to the College Crisis

Corporate colleges   Higher education in the United States is broken. Costs are ouf of control. Students are dissatisfied. Graduates can’t get jobs. Says MIT’s Andy McAfee, “What’s going on is halfway between a bubble and a scandal.” I propose we put higher ed back on track by founding Corporate Colleges. Corporate colleges break higher […] Continue reading

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Business+MOOCs: the Hangout recording

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Free-form responses on MOOCs+Business

Free-form responses. n=20, Business+MOOCS Survey 2/25-26/2103 What is positive about MOOCs? Remote access to material/course heretofore unavailable 2/26/2013 3:48 PMView Responses I had access to professionally presented information that I otherwise would not. 2/26/2013 3:16 PMView Responses Available anytime and free. Ability to move at own pace. 2/26/2013 7:36 AM Access to content, arranged logically […] Continue reading

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On Air

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Modularity, BMWs, & MOOCs

Recognize this? It cost me $1,000. When my car was detailed, this part of the steering column was damaged. It doesn’t come any smaller. You can’t buy these individually.     BMW has decreed that you have to buy all these parts, even when some of them are perfectly okay. (My car’s issue was with […] Continue reading

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MOOC Links

Business+MOOCs Hangout on Air February 27, 9:30 am Pacific time. Calendar link. Join the Google+ Learning Community to stay in the loop. Instructions for watching on YouTube will appear at the Learning Community at show time. Clark Quinn will manage our back channel on Twitter. #QMOOC Links Jay’s MOOC bookmarks 195 posts about MOOCs 14 […] Continue reading

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195 posts about MOOCs

Page 1 of 2 Previous | Next GEORGE SIEMENS JUNE 3, 2012 What is the theory that underpins our moocs? If you’re even casually aware of what is happening in higher education, you’ve likely heard of massive open online courses (MOOCs). MORE >> GEORGE SIEMENS JULY 25, 2012 MOOCs are really a platform We can […] Continue reading

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14 Articles on MOOCs

Size Isn’t Everything – Cathy Davidson – The Chronicle Review – The Chronicle of Higher Education Wired UK raises the possibility that the university may have to restructure itself. That undoubtedly will raise numerous hackles. But from an intellectual standpoint, it signals a revolution in waiting. Forbes, on the other hand, touts the financial promise […] Continue reading

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Business+MOOCs

Business+MOOCs. Discuss. February 27, 9:30 am Pacific time. Join the Google+ Learning Community to stay in the loop. Expected: Jay Cross George Siemens Stephen Downes Dave Cormier Center for Creative Leadership Invited: Daphe Koller, Coursera Udacity edX Curt Bonk Who else should be there? ______________ ______________ ______________   If you’re new here, be aware that […] Continue reading

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