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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. …

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 …

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 …

Self-Directed Learning: The Core of Successful MOOC Participation
May 1, 2013 – 1:29 pm | 13 Comments

MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) have gained extreme momentum since they appeared in higher education. Although many universities, vendors, and students have joined the MOOC bandwagon, we remain in the early stages of MOOCs; we’re …

Instructional Design for Mobile Learning (#IDML13) – Free Professional Development
March 15, 2013 – 9:12 am | Comments Off on Instructional Design for Mobile Learning (#IDML13) – Free Professional Development

Join us in our next Mirco-MOOC, Instructional Design for Mobile Learning (IDML13)! Mobile technology is a growing and powerful trend–people now spend more time on mobile apps than they do on the web.

What opportunities does …

MOOC2Degree: A Step towards Successful Disruption
January 31, 2013 – 9:42 pm | Comments Off on MOOC2Degree: A Step towards Successful Disruption

Shortly after Academic Partnerships announced the launch of MOOC2Degree, news of the initiative spread through Twitter and reached national news providers and the blogs of higher education thought leaders. MOOC2Degree, an initiative that converts the …

MOOCs for Credit: Introducing MOOC2Degree from Academic Partnerships
January 23, 2013 – 11:04 am | One Comment

At Academic Partnerships, we believe that education should be accessible to any qualified individual with the desire to receive a college degree. That’s why we’re working with our partner universities to help potential students take …

Millions of Lessons Learned on Electronic Napkins – MOOCs and free education
December 31, 2012 – 3:09 pm | Comments Off on Millions of Lessons Learned on Electronic Napkins – MOOCs and free education

29th Chaos Communication Congress: Talk by Jörn Loviscach and Sebastian Wernicke on massive open online courses, free education, freeing education — and what we’ve they have learned from the Udacity courses. An informative and humorous …

Latest MOOC Resources
December 14, 2012 – 4:11 pm | Comments Off on Latest MOOC Resources

As you make your way through the holiday season and wrap up 2012, take a peak at a few of the MOOC resources we’ve gathered for you below. Theses should give you insight into …