online education

  1. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn The Online Educator: People and Pedagogy

    Overview Enhance your online teaching with strategies from educational technology experts As e-learning becomes ever-more widespread, online educators are being required to design learning experiences that engage and meet the needs of very diverse learners. This course, developed by The Open...
  2. Carolyn

    Online Tools for the Online Learner

    MoocLab submitted a new resource: Online Tools for the Online Learner - Online tools to help students be successful online Read more about this resource...
  3. Carolyn

    Finding the Best Providers for your Online Learning

    With the recent explosion of online learning opportunities, it's becoming increasingly difficult to know where to look for the best offerings that are available to you on the world wide web. Just entering the words Online Course Provider into Google generates close to 4 million results...
  4. Carolyn

    MoocLab's Guide to Online Learning

    Nowadays, there are more opportunities than ever to learn online and the experience is generally a far cry from the dull, passive one some of our older readers may remember. With the advances in education technology, online courses offer much more than just video lectures. Students are required...
  5. Carolyn

    MoocLab's Guide to Online Learning 2018-01-08

    Nowadays, there are more opportunities than ever to learn online and the experience is generally a far cry from the dull, passive one some of our older readers may remember. With the advances in education technology, online courses offer much more than just video lectures. Students are required...
  6. Carolyn

    Are you a typical online learner?

    We're really interested in finding out what the typical profile of an online learner looks like. This will help course providers improve the type of online courses they provide and the way they deliver them. That's why we're asking for 2 minutes of your time to answer some quick questions about...
  7. Carolyn

    Q&A Session with Daphne Koller

    Daphne Koller is president and co-founder of Coursera. She offers some interesting answers to questions about Coursera and its MOOCs in a Q&A session on Quora held on April 27th, 2016. Below is a list of questions she was asked. Click on the links to discover her answers. What are the best...
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    Interview ALISON CEO, Mike Feerick on how online courses can be used to prevent recidivism

    A recent court case in New York saw a young defendant on trial for drug related offences avoiding jail by being ordered to complete free online business courses on ALISON - an online learning platform based in Galway, Ireland, that provides free certified courses in workplace skills. CEO Mike...
  9. Carolyn

    What CourseTalk data reveals about MOOC Users

    A recent report by the University of Washington's Technology & Social Change Group (known as TASCHA) with support from IREX, a nonprofit development organization, has revealed some interesting insights into CourseTalk users and reviews. CourseTalk is the world’s largest source for reviews of...
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    Interview Portia Snijders: MOOCs are not just for the 26-35 year olds!

    Portia is a 53 year-old lady from The Netherlands. She studied Law and worked for an insurance company before having to put her career on hold for health reasons. Given her situation, Portia turned to MOOCs as a way to develop her knowledge for personal interest. So far, she has completed over...
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    Interview Nico Marzian shares his experiences & practices with Online Education & MOOCs

    Nico Marzian currently works as a consultant and designer in Germany. As well as holding a Fine Arts Degree, Nico also has considerable experience of online education including self-paced online courses and MOOCs which he has used to develop both professionally and for personal interest. Nico...
  12. Carolyn

    Interview Scotty Rushing: From homelessness to success thanks to Coursera

    Scotty Rushing is a writer and currently a full-time student at Arizona State University where he is pursuing a BA in English with minors in Film and Media Studies and Psychology. This may not seem like anything to shout about, but Scotty’s story is not mainstream by any means. He has gone...
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    Interview Management consultant Thakshak on how MOOCs can help lead to success

    Thakshak started his career as an airline pilot before moving on to working in aviation management. He is currently working as a Management Consultant as well as progressing on his Doctorate program in Strategy, marketing and aviation. In addition to a degree in Management and an MBA in...
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    Interview Meet Esther Gacicio: Kenya's award-winning pioneer in e-learning

    Esther Gacicio is an Assistant Director in charge of E-Learning at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD), where she develops e-content for the institute’s clientele. She has a Master’s degree in Education and a graduate diploma in Leadership Development in ICT and Knowledge...
  15. Carolyn

    Interview MOOC Perspectives from "Zero Cost MBA" Pioneer, Ankit Khandelwal.

    @Ankit Khandelwal joins MoocLab’s Interview series: “Life-changing experiences of learning with MOOCs” to share his perspectives on taking MOOCs and how they helped him in his quest to become a global manager. Ankit Khandelwal pioneered the UNESCO endorsed “Zero Cost MBA” using MOOCs to...
  16. Carolyn

    Resource Employability Skills

    MoocLab submitted a new resource: Employability Skills - Vital skills you'll need to get, keep and succeed in a job Read more about this resource...
  17. Carolyn

    7 Reasons to have a Study Buddy

    A great way to increase your chances of succeeding on an online course is to find a suitable Study Buddy. This is a list of reasons why having a study partner can benefit you. 1. Two Heads are better than one Having a Study Buddy can make learning easier and more fun. You will be studying the...
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    Discussion Reflections on Learning with MOOCs

    Share your thoughts, tips and experiences of learning with MOOCs and online courses.
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    Discussion Online Learning vs Traditional Learning

    Share your views here on the benefits of online courses vs the traditional classroom.
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