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Oct 15

Estadística para investigadores: Todo lo que siempre quiso saber (4.ª edición)
Si alguna vez has tenido problemas con la estadística, este curso está hecho para ti. Es ideal para investigadores y alumnos que se encuentran cursando trabajos fin de grado, trabajos fin de máster o realizando la tesis y que quieren realizar un análisis cuantitativo en sus estudios. Partimos sin nivel de conocimientos previos y está dirigido a todo el mundo que tenga inquietudes en la interpretación de datos estadísticos. Además, es ideal para recordar y actualizar los ...

Nov 01

What is a mind?
On this course, Professor Mark Solms, Chair of Neuropsychology at the University of Cape Town, will adopt a multidisciplinary approach. He will bring in perspectives from a range of disciplines, to explore four specific aspects of the mind- subjectivity, intentionality, consciousness and agency. Together, these will help participants think about the fundamental questions: what it is to be a mind, why we have a mind and what it feels like to have a mind. This course is aimed at anyone with an ...

Moodle MOOC 7 (MM7)
Moodle MOOC 7 (MM7) is scheduled to take place from November 1 - 30, 2015 on Moodle for Teachers. The purpose of the MOOC is to connect for instruction and learning, reflective practice, social and collaborative learning, cultural exchange and peace, personal and professional development, community building, best practices and challenges involved in teaching with technology, student engagement with the content, peers, and the facilitator, and learning to teach online with Moodle course and ...

Nov 02

Sustainable Mobility: Technical and Environmental Challenges for the Automotive Sector
Get ready for the 2nd generation MOOC! Try it out! IFP School is a unique technical university which promotes “learning by doing”. In this MOOC, you will make the most of the new possibilities offered by MOOC technology. You will experiment with a new interactive way to learn while applying your knowledge to real case studies in a “serious game”, designed specifically for this MOOC! You will get a glimpse of the life of a new employee in the “MOOC Energy Company”, test an ...

Knowledge Engineering with Semantic Web Technologies
The knowledge contained in the World Wide Web is available in interlinked documents written in natural language. To make use of this knowledge, technologies such as natural language processing, information retrieval, data and knowledge mining must be applied. Semantic Web technologies follow an alternative approach by complementing web documents with explicit semantics based on formal knowledge representations, such as e.g. ontologies. In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of ...

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, Stephen's Web ~ OLDaily
Onlea, Oct 09, 2015 I got an interesting press release from Onlea in my email today (I looked for it on the site but it doesn't seem to be available). They are (self-styled as) "the world's first MOOC production company" (I have my doubts, but that's OK). But that's not what caught my eye. This is: Onlea is extremely grateful to be selected as the production company by Canada’ s 19th prime minister, Right Honourable Kim Campbell, in her innovative approach to blended learning for students in the Peter Lougheed Leadership College. Onlea has produced the Foundations of ... [Link] Fri, 09 Oct 2015 04:: -0400

#Teacher contest: using innovative practices in your classroom? Enter!
, @Ignatia Webs
My wonderful PAU education colleague Maria Perifanou just sent me a wonderful contest for all you primary and secondary teachers (in EU). The Open Education Europa portal has just launched a contest aiming at collecting and sharing innovative teaching practices taking place in Europe. Just sharing the information from the platform here. From my end, I am going to ask my GUSCO colleagues to enter (one or three wonderful teachers working on the integrate MOOCs in secondary school classrooms to increase lifelong learning skills). Practical You must register (free) yourself on the Open ... [Link] Fri, 09 Oct 2015 08:34:00 +0000

U of Michigan expands MOOC presence to edX - Education Dive
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Education Dive U of Michigan expands MOOC presence to edX Education Dive The University of Michigan was a founding partner in Coursera and has reached 3.6 million learners via massive open online courses since 2012, but it will ramp up its online presence via a new partnership with edX. Campus Technology reports the ... Global online college courses: A career booster?Washington Post all 2 news articles » [Link] Thu, 08 Oct 2015 13:59:38 GMT

Massachusetts Institute of Technology to launch half MOOC, half in-person master's degree program
, Inside Higher Ed | News
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology will next year launch the first of what could be several pilots to determine if pieces of what it has provided face-to-face can be delivered through massive open online courses. The institute on Wednesday announced an alternative path for students to enroll in its supply chain management program and earn a master’s of engineering in logistics degree. Instead of students being required to move to Cambridge, Mass., for the duration of the 10-month program, MIT will offer half of the program through MOOCs, saving students tens of thousands ... [Link] Thu, 08 Oct 2015 07:00:00 +0000

U Michigan Scales up MOOC Missions - Campus Technology
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U Michigan Scales up MOOC Missions Campus Technology The University of Michigan is expanding its MOOC presence. The institution, which was a founding partner in Coursera, will now be offering its massive, open, online courses on edX too, the first to begin in April 2016. The university also has ties to a ... [Link] Wed, 07 Oct 2015 11:35:06 GMT

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