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New technologies, when their popularity gains momentum, often enjoy a sprawling period of effervescence. Be it the printing press, the steam engine, or the microchip, almost everyone involved was a believer in both the human and scientific implications of...
We did some word crunching magic to find the underlining topics, ideas, and concerns from our readers and followers during the course of the year. Admittedly, there were some surprises, especially about the ideas we personally thought would gather...
According to the “Tracking Online and Distance Education in Canadian Universities and Colleges: 2017” report from the National Survey of Online and Distance Education in Canadian Post-Secondary Education, online learning is “alive and well” up north. The number of...
An early version of Academy by Moodle, a platform looking to host free MOOCs for students around the world announced at last year's MoodleMoot UK & Ireland, is now available at academy.moodle.net. Most of the content available at this point...
E-Learn Magazine reported on the success of Centrum's ascent into the digital space. A MOOC offered through Moodlerooms, the Moodle-based LMS, is the site of a comprehensive, top-ranked online executive program from the Pontificial Catholic University of Peru. Having acquired...
We all know about the evident benefits of digital learning. Also, you know, TANSTAAFL. With the help of this "Benefits of eLearning" infographic by Moodle Partner HowToMoodle, we will consider a downside to each potential benefit, and alternatives to...
How "Open" are MOOCs? Academics have expressed concerns about some of the access deterrents they include. Paywalls and copyright protection may stand at odds with ideas about open learning. Open content by universities often gets caught in the property of commercial...
Are MOOCs really open? We have witnessed its rise in past years. We have also witnessed the wave of backlash in many of its aspects. Content, engagement, completion rates and churning in particular. These issues cannot move forward without...
Organizing MOOC's is a current marketing trend in the educational sector to showcase the existing resources and testing your course for improvements. MOOCs are also helpful in providing access to affordable quality higher education. In developed countries, there are...
2013 was an amazing year for anyone working with a Learning Management Systems. With the introduction of a few new LMSes which are pushing the envelop in both course construction (http://lectrio.com/) and scalable solutions (http://code.edx.org/ and it's support from Google)...