Innovative Pedagogy 2013

Open University selected pedagogies that might transform education – and interestingly included assessment. Innovating Technology starts with MOOCs and moves to a maker culture.

Open University report

Open University report

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In just the bli…

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In just the blink of an eye, the key challenge for higher education has switched from selecting who gets in, to grading who gets out.

Another shift in higher education  – who controls access and who controls assessment and credentials?

 

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Free books now with MOOCs

First came free online courses. Now come — with a few conditions — free online textbooks.Coursera to offer students free online textbooks, with conditions

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/free-online-textbooks-with-conditions/2013/05/07/b49364ce-b761-11e2-92f3-f291801936b8_story.html

Coursera, a provider of massive open online courses, or MOOCs, from dozens of universities, announced Wednesday a partnership with several publishers to provide portions of certain textbooks free for students to use while they take the courses. course materials — from publishers including Cengage Learning, Macmillan Higher Education, Oxford University Press, SAGE and Wiley — would be available through e-readers from the student-services company Chegg.