02 novembre 2013

MOOOOOOOOOOOOCs

https://s3.amazonaws.com/hackedu/audreywatters_75.jpgBy . Coursera launches “learning hubs,” physical spaces where people can access the Internet in order to take a MOOC. Partners in the effort include the US State Department, the Bluebells School International and Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Digital October, Overcoming Faith Academy Kenya, Learning Links Foundation, TAPtheTECH, and LEARN. TT and the University of Trinidad and Tobago.
The optimal video length is 6 minutes or less, according to researchers at edX. Here’s hoping that J. J. Abrams keeps this in mind for the new Star Wars movie.
Georgia Tech has closed its applications for its new MOOC CS graduate degree and – wow, really? this was news? – it received more applications for it than for its on-campus program. Shocking.
Facebook could become a distribution vehicle for MOOCs, says Facebook’s global policy chief.
Bruno Latour is teaching a MOOC on the “Scientific humanities.” It’s part of the new French MOOC platform called FUN. (Short for France Université Numérique.)
How do you make a free-range learning MOOC? P2PU shares what it’s learned building its Mechanical MOOC. More...

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