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Imagining the Future: Massive Open Online Courses

George Siemens and the University of Texas LINK Lab recently organized a symposium to discuss the future of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and Higher Education as imagined in the year 2030. Attending universities included DavidsonX, ColgateX, Stanford OpenedX, Hong Kong

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Round table discussion with Cornell’s inaugural MOOC educators

On April 16, 2014, Edward E. Baptist (history) David Chernoff (astronomy) David Easley (economics) Louis Hyman (labor relations) Stephen Wicker (electrical and computer engineering) and Laura Brown (senior vice provost for undergraduate education) gathered to discuss lessons learned and offer

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Tips on creating video for your course!

Did you know you can have fun while making videos? A video can be a recording of you doing a lecture but there are many things you can add to your video requiring students to interact, explore ideas, and focus

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CornellX MOOC courses launch!

In the span of six weeks CornellX launched its first four MOOCs: Astro2290x Relativity and Astrophysics; HIST1514x American Capitalism: A History; ENGRL1280X Wiretaps to Big Data and INFO2040X Networks, Crowds and Markets. Although Astrophysics is entering its final week there

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First CornellX MOOC launched February 3!

On February 3, CornellX launched the first of four edX MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses), Relativity and Astrophysics. After months of blood, sweat and tears the team (Academic Technologies, Center for Teaching and Excellence, the Library, eCornell, and Professor Chernoff)

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