Measuring the Motivation of MOOC-Takers

On January 23, 2013, in export, online learning, by Scott Cronenweth
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Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have come under increasing scrutiny as the modality has grown in popularity. A recent criticism of MOOCs is that their effectiveness is limited because their completion rates are so low.

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7 Highly Recommended YouTube Channels for Tutors and Teachers

On November 27, 2012, in Technology in Education, digital content, ed tech, video, by Scott Cronenweth
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The challenge with finding good YouTube videos to support learners is: how to sort through all those channels and videos to identify the quality content you need, without spending countless hours watching video yourself?

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New YouTube Channel for Teachers and Tutors

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The YouTube Teachers channel invites you to “spend more time teaching, less time searching. This well-organized channel “was created to help teachers use educational YouTube videos to educate, engage and inspire their students.”

6 Things Tutors Can Learn from Merriam-Webster's Online Video Campaign

On October 12, 2010, in video, by Shannon Sweetser
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If you’re one of the many educational consultants, tutoring companies, and tutors who have yet to embrace online video as a means for sharing your brand with a wider audience, a Pew Research study as well as a Merriam-Webster case study may motivate you to put down the pen and start pressing ‘record.’ State of [...]