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Are you a friend who doubles as a tech support to your friends and family, or just had a OS crash and are sweating with the thought of reinstalling all your basic applications or just need to quickly install VLC or flash or any such essential freeware application, then skip the vendors website and try […]

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Saberi and co-founder Farnaz Ronaghi, both natives of Iran, started NovoEd in January 2013. The online learning platform that integrates elements of social media was originally developed as an in-house Stanford program called Venture Lab. NovoEd was originally a Stanford operation called Venture Lab that allowed faculty to put classes online with a platform designed for […]

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The following three MOOC elements are particularly well-suited to corporate learning & development: Semi-synchronicity: Most MOOCs allow students to go through the course as a ‘semi-synchronous’ cohort of learners. That means each week the group receives the same assignment of video lectures, readings, quizzes and/or threaded discussions, but each member completes that course work on […]

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According to a survey of participants in courses on the Canvas Network, 76% students said they signed up because of the topic, 75% because it was free, 61% for professional development, and 44% because they wanted to find out what MOOCs are all about. It turned out that 72% of those who enrolled were themselves professional […]

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edX, launched in Fall 2012, is a massive open online course (mooc) platform founded by Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University. The two institutions have contributed $30 million each to the non-profit project. edX was developed on MITx, a similar project launched by MIT in 2011. The idea was to offer online university-level courses in a wide range of disciplines to […]

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Graphite – A service to connect Teachers to Educational tools                                                                      (Click the image to enlarge) Due to ever increasing popularity of […]

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