MOOCs & online learning

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Technology is indeed changing educational opportunities for many, but we need to be careful to design online courses and the popular Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) with established best practices in education, focusing on quality personal interactions, student-focused control, interactive activities, team work, and critical thinking skills.

Some recent insights on the value of MOOCs include an article posted on Standard University website, “MOOCs haven’t lived up to the hopes and the hype” and also one from Harvard Business Review, “Who’s Benefiting from MOOCs and Why“?

 

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