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Have MOOCs Helped or Hurt?
January 28, 2015 – 11:15 am | Comments Off on Have MOOCs Helped or Hurt?

This article was originally written by Academic Partnerships Chairman and CEO, Randy Best, for Inside Higher Ed. Click here for the original post.
As the hype around MOOCs has subsided, a frequently asked question in …

Teachers College, Columbia University – MOOCs: Expectations and Reality
May 15, 2014 – 9:37 am | Comments Off on Teachers College, Columbia University – MOOCs: Expectations and Reality

The Center for Benefit-Cost Studies of Education at Teachers College, Columbia University has published a study that serves as an exploration of the goals of institutions creating or adopting MOOCs and how these institutions define …

Free MOOC – Human Element: An Essential Online Course Component
November 5, 2013 – 4:38 pm | Comments Off on Free MOOC – Human Element: An Essential Online Course Component

Please join Whitney Kilgore, Vice President, Academic Partnerships and Samantha Duque, Senior Consultant, Academic Partnerships International for a free, online MOOC starting October 21, 2013 through November 24, 2013.
Course Description
Students want to know their instructor. …

MOOCing in Hawaii: Dr. Melissa Kaulbach Chosen as Guest Speaker
August 22, 2013 – 10:00 am | One Comment

Academic Partnerships’ Dr. Melissa Kaulbach will be a featured guest speaker for the Hawaii-based Leeward Community College MOOC How to Teach Online from September 2 – October 13, 2013. This 5-week MOOC is an open …

Gamification: Twitter Vs. Zombies with Pete Rorabaugh and Jesse Stommel of Hybrid Pedagogy
July 19, 2013 – 2:51 pm | Comments Off on Gamification: Twitter Vs. Zombies with Pete Rorabaugh and Jesse Stommel of Hybrid Pedagogy

Twitter  Vs. Zombies – Webinar with Pete Rorabaugh and Jesse Stommel of Hybrid Pedagogy, 2 PM CST.

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Inspired by the popular campus game Humans vs. Zombies, join Jesse and Pete as they discuss Twitter vs …

Professional Development MOOC Success: Feedback from Instructional Design for Mobile Learning
July 8, 2013 – 11:00 am | Comments Off on Professional Development MOOC Success: Feedback from Instructional Design for Mobile Learning

The Faculty eCommons recently wrapped up Instructional Design for Mobile Learning (IDML), a free, 4-week professional development MicroMOOC in which participants explored principles, pedagogies, and tools for designing mobile instruction. IDML was delivered through Canvas …

Last Call! Register Today for Game Elements for Learning Micro-MOOC
June 27, 2013 – 12:06 pm | 5 Comments

Join us for our next micro-MOOC, Game Elements for Learning (GE4L)!
GE4L introduces participants to game elements for teaching and learning through sharing, game elements, discussion, and participation in self-selected methods.
GE4L participants will have the …

Inside Higher Ed Reflections on the Status of MOOCs
June 7, 2013 – 11:55 am | One Comment

Interested in learning more about how MOOCs are changing higher education? Download the free MOOC Moment booklet, a compilation of thirteen carefully selected articles from Inside Higher Ed that share perspectives of MOOC proponents and …

Free Booklet! Compelling Conversations on the MOOC Movement
May 30, 2013 – 12:02 pm | 6 Comments

Comprised of  thirteen carefully selected articles and essays, MOOC Moment shares opinions of MOOC proponents and skeptics captured by Inside Higher Ed contributors since the site’s first mention of MOOCs in December 2011.
Focused less on …

Virtual World Design Thinking: MOOCing in the Cloud
May 15, 2013 – 1:58 pm | 3 Comments

Because of the highly collaborative and immersive experience virtual worlds offer, educators continue to explore the potential—and experience benefits—of teaching and learning in real-life replicated environments. Among these educators are Dr. Andrew Stricker, distributed …