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MOOCS IN ITALY: AN OPEN AND FRAGMENTED LANDSCAPE

Valentina Goglio, Fabio Nascimbeni
2021 Italian Journal of Educational Technology  
If we look at the short but widely analyzed history of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), it is evident that these courses, which were created and are still often acclaimed as 'open', have been progressively  ...  It claims that even if the Italian MOOC ecosystem has some similarities with those of other European countries, it is distinctive for two reasons: first, MOOCs produced by Italian universities seem to  ...  Another strategy used by Italian universities is to rely on international MOOC platforms: Bocconi and La Sapienza decided to have their MOOCs hosted on Coursera, University of Pavia is using iVersity,  ... 
doi:10.17471/2499-4324/1233 doaj:d3ca764c98d64a1ebe32e4f9297b8c59 fatcat:t6hizhxp5vfwtpz6sgkvai4s5m

MOOCs: Hope and Hype in Viral Technologies and Policies

Maureen W. McClure
2014 Excellence in Higher Education  
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have emerged in the last couple of years as Internet-based vehicles providinglow cost global access to quality education.  ...  While low course completion rates remains problematic, rapidly developingtechnologies and competitive networks are likely to influence higher education institutional policy for some timeto come.  ...  It has grown strategically, building on institutional reputation and partnering with strong universities internationally. edX invests heavily in course design, charging US$250,000 per course for significant  ... 
doi:10.5195/ehe.2013.83 fatcat:vwu3lm5evvcyxpecczshejmamu

Analyzing The Shifting Trends Of Education From Traditional Teaching To The Open Teaching- An Empirical Study With Special Reference To The Massive Open Online Course [Mooc]

Pawan Kalyani
2017 Zenodo  
It is an online content with certification and many course providers are there in India and internationally to fulfill the need.  ...  better the author is also floating an online questionnaire to get the views of the youth who are studying the regular course in engineering and technology as well as in other professional courses to know  ...  Similarly, many other institutions are engaged in development of e- content. edX -Owned by MIT & Harvard University. It's one of the largest provider of MOOC education internationally.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.344947 fatcat:ahhr6bsbefdtjpljh6x5tyyqia

The Patras Blended Strategy Model for Deep and Meaningful Learning in Quality Life-Long Distance Education

2019 The Electronic Journal of e-Learning  
such as collaborative learning.  ...  We present i) the methods used to assess the quality of the e-Learning programmes, ii) key findings of the evaluation process and iii) first research evaluation results on the quality of learning.  ...  A detailed overview of research on the potential benefits of such strategies is provided by Fu (2013) : accessing information efficiently and effectively, overcoming temporal and spatial restrictions,  ... 
doi:10.34190/jel.17.2.01 fatcat:ziy67fc6evfklbwreidhd5ww6q

Start@unito: Open Online Courses for Improving Access and for Enhancing Success in Higher Education

Marina Marchisio, Lorenza Operti, Sergio Rabellino, Matteo Sacchet
2019 Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Computer Supported Education  
In this paper we discuss the project, focusing on the adaptive solutions adopted in the preparation of the online resources and describing some results after the first nine months of courses availability  ...  Start@unito: Open Online Courses for Improving Access and for Enhancing Success in Higher Education. In  ...  Efficiency: the model is one of the first points of contact between learners and institutions.  ... 
doi:10.5220/0007732006390646 dblp:conf/csedu/MarchisioORS19 fatcat:r2v4dbihhjczpgxe6cgabibhfa

Online and blended entrepreneurship education: a systematic review of applied educational technologies

Li Chen, Dirk Ifenthaler, Jane Yin-Kim Yau
2021 Entrepreneurship Education  
Finally, as Massive Open Online Courses platform, Coursera offers plenty of/online entrepreneurship education courses.  ...  provided a platform as well as high-quality learning resources, anywhere anytime.  ...  The first three platforms, namely, Coursera, EdX and Udemy have the majority of online EE courses.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s41959-021-00047-7 fatcat:ghbif2iyajco3k3v5lsjb6glti

Applicability of ICT-supported language teaching in contexts of social integration and international cooperation

Juan Luis García Alonso, Doaa Samy
2018 CIRCULO de linguistica aplicada a la comunicacion  
The introduction of best practices in this field brings an improvement in the language teaching and learning process in Egyptian universities, as well as meaningful insights on the advantages and shortcomings  ...  An example of these tools is the development of a new multilingual smartphone app based on communication needs.  ...  The study was conducted by performing a general search of the main platforms offering MOOCs, such as Edx, MiriadaX or Coursera, which revealed the limited number of foreign language courses on offer.  ... 
doi:10.5209/clac.62500 fatcat:wm6x44g4ojckng6nrm7dsxpkly

Digitally enhanced mobility. CIVIS Handbook on Virtual Mobility [article]

Romiță Iucu, Lucian Ciolan, Anca Nedelcu, Roxana Zus, Anișoara Dumitrache, Alexandru Carțiș, Lucia Vennarini, Nadia Fernández de Pinedo
2022 Zenodo  
The handbook offers an adequate place for considering and analyzing the entire virtual mobility ecosystem and its dimensions, such as: pedagogical (course design and curriculum development), technical  ...  The CIVIS Handbook on Virtual Mobility promotes various virtual mobility concepts, identifying different types of virtual mobility practices and formats, as part of the building blocks for a more complex  ...  As a result of this collaboration UAM has been developing an open-source platform based on edX to offer MOOCs and Small Private Online Courses (SPOCs hereafter).  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6090251 fatcat:2boupk6c4naazjzpaxgg2wrr3q

Growth and Collaboration in Massive Open Online Courses: A Bibliometric Analysis

Ratnaria Wahid, Aidi Ahmi, A.S.A Ferdous Alam
2020 International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning  
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are an important approach for achieving UNESCO's aim of open and accessible education.  ...  Finally, we sought to increase our understanding of the major players in MOOCs research and their collaborations by examining (a) which countries contributed most to MOOCs research, (b) the main institutions  ...  Acknowledgements Growth and Collaboration in Massive Open Online Courses: A Bibliometric Analysis Wahid, Ahmi, and Alam  ... 
doi:10.19173/irrodl.v21i4.4693 fatcat:lkhsb7dmqjdy5bfmjtkzgdaqdu

A strategic reset: micro-credentials for higher education leaders

Rory McGreal, Don Olcott
2022 Smart Learning Environments  
Part II presents a snapshot of what is happening on the global playing field and the challenges inherent in trying to standardise micro-credentials globally.  ...  They may provide strategic value in their integration with other major institutional initiatives.  ...  The strategy often used by institutions is to use non-credit short courses, certificates of completion, and 'Just-in-Time' training as a recruitment strategy enticing learners into the formal academic  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40561-022-00190-1 doaj:9aad98fa7b4b4e7d9e4d30528ce28bf1 fatcat:pv7olghgvvhlxhrgvgnjwgzawa

Handbook of successful open teaching practices

A. García-Holgado, F. Nascimbeni, F.J. García-Peñalvo, J. Brunton, P. Bonaudo, C. de la Higuera, U. Ehlers, D. Hvarchilkova, N. Padilla-Zea, A. Teixeira, M. Teixeira Pinto, A. Vázquez Ingelmo (+1 others)
2020 Zenodo  
These challenges are: Broaden access to learning for enrolled students, Broaden access to learning for non-enrolled learners, Improve quality of teaching resources, Improve course design, Increase students  ...  Cite as: García-Holgado, A. ; Nascimbeni, F. ; García-Peñalvo, F.J. ; Brunton, J. ; Bonaudo, P. ; de la Higuera, C. ; Ehlers, U. ; Hvarchilkova, D. ; Padilla-Zea, N. ; Teixeira, A. ; Teixeira Pinto, M,  ...  An internationally reputed scholar, he lectures and researches on programming and the use of virtual worlds as tools for learning and business, focusing on multi-user platforms.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4062529 fatcat:zx6nicyrpjaxddctnie2mipt7a

Innovative Pedagogies: Ways into the Process of Learning Transformation [article]

Lucian Ciolan, Romiță Iucu, Anca Nedelcu, Cosmina Mironov, Alexandru Carțiș
2021 Zenodo  
The Handbook on "Innovative Pedagogies: ways into the Process of Learning Transformation" provides an in-depth analysis of the approaches by which teachers are prepared to address pedagogical innovations  ...  It takes a look at the use of innovative pedagogies in an effective learning environment and covers topics such as online and blended learning, experimental learning, gamification and inclusive education  ...  Virtual mobility This MOOC could be shared with other institutions that collaborate with the edX platform (multi-campus).  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6087804 fatcat:hgxakmqbpjb6bo6liqgkcghseu

OLJ December 2021 25(4)

Mary Frances Rice
2021 Online Learning  
thesis entitled, "The examination of gamification user types, motivation and academic achievement in open and distance learning", completed in the Distance Education Department of the Social Sciences Institute  ...  A part of the thesis was also presented at 12 th International Conference of Education, Research, and Innovation (ICERI2019) and published in proceedings as a study entitled, "Distribution of Hexad gamification  ...  of MOOC discussion prompts hosted on multiple platforms.  ... 
doi:10.24059/olj.v25i4.3164 fatcat:eklvlanbm5bgrix3gx2mlek3m4

Education, learning, training: critical issues for development

2015 ChoiceReviews  
Executive Director, and Pierre Dillenbourg, Academic Director of the Centre for Digital Education (CEDE) at École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) for their helpful insights into the world of MOOCs  ...  As of February 2014, Coursera offered 603 courses from 108 universities, while edX offered 140 courses from 31 universities.  ...  Both FUN and EDRAAK are powered by the open edX platform. Others include FutureLearn (UK), Iversity (Germany), Miriade (Spain), Rwaq (Saudi Arabia) and Xuetang (China) .  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.189973 fatcat:452h6hqmnzh7thv564ram4whja

Fourteen Years of Software Engineering at ETH Zurich [article]

Bertrand Meyer
2017 arXiv   pre-print
Our work, summarized here, covered a wide range of theoretical and practi-cal topics, with object technology in the Eiffel method as the unifying thread .  ...  We needed a platform and contacted two of the main MOOC ventures, Coursera and edX (a consortium started by MIT and Harvard), who courteously turned us down because they work with educational institutions  ...  In students' evaluations, the MOOC came out as one of the top benefits of the course. [224] provides an assessment of that first experience.  ... 
arXiv:1712.05078v2 fatcat:g4z4x7gn3zdmvpc7uaan55mw24
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