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5 Signs that a Corporate MOOC is Right For You

In a previous post we introduced you to Tim Mauri, a marketing manager at Ethicon who designed, built, and executed their Metabolic Applied Research Strategy (MARS) Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), one of the first corporate MOOCs on the Open edX platform.

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Save The Date: Open edX Developer Conference

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Open edX [Video]

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MOOCs: Why Now? [Video]

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Why Stanford Has Faith in Open edX [Infographic]

“Open edX could become the Wordpress of the MOOC space: dominant, ubiquitous, and the de facto choice for putting your course online.”

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50% of Universities Will Be Bankrupt in 10-15 Years

"50% of the 4,000 colleges and universities in the US will be bankrupt in 10-15 years". Strong words yet those are just some of the gems that HBS professor Clayton Christensen gives in this talk on disruption in higher education in which he makes this bold predication.

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MOOC Video Production Tips From 1944

Dr. Guo and others have done research on MOOC video teaching elements in an effort to better understand student engagement with the end goal of creating best practices to drive improvements in future MOOC courses. The videos that Dr. Guo and others have been looking at are the ones …

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edX Turns 2 Years Old

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Why MOOCs Need Better LxD

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Mobile Learning

The continuing wane in desktop computer sales and meteoric growth of mobile adoption rates points to an inevitable future in which the vast majority of users will be computing through mobile interfaces—be it smartphone or tablet. Learning experience designers must anticipate a shift in design methodologies towards mobile design principles in building effective learning environments. And because there are special considerations in designing for mobile, understanding and adapting to this new paradigm is crucial for building tools to address the needs of mobile learners.

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