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FutureLearn
https://www.futurelearn.com/
Join 3,866,880 people learning together at FutureLearn.
Try high quality online education – enjoy free online courses from top universities and specialist organisations.
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Shamblesguru's Live Twitter Stream
https://twitter.com/shamblesguru
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700 Free Online Courses from Top Universities
http://www.openculture.com/freeonlinecourses
Open Culture : 700 Free Online Courses from Top Universities
Get free online courses from the world’s leading universities.
This collection includes over 700 free courses in the liberal arts and sciences. Download these audio & video courses straight to your computer or mp3 player.
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Creative Commons 'School of Open'
http://bit.ly/XWxTC8
Creative Commons Announces “School of Open” with Courses to Focus on Digital Openness
Developed by the collaborative education platform Peer to Peer University (P2PU) with organizational support from Creative Commons, the School of Open aims to spread understanding of the power of this brave new world through free online classes.
These free courses are open for you to take at any time:
-Get a CC license. Put it on your website
-Open Science: An Introduction
-Open data for GLAMs
-Intro to Openness in Education
-A Look at Open Video
-Contributing to Wikimedia Commons
-Open Detective
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Conference Alerts
http://conferencealerts.com/
Conference Alerts
Find conferences and professional development events, webinars etc. an have them pushed to you.
This is also a platform to promote your own events.
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Shamblesguru's 'MOOCs' video playlist on YouTube
http://bit.ly/MOOCing
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Breaking down classroom walls - open learning #educon
http://bit.ly/Vi1wei
Breaking down classroom walls - open learning

Presentation (Conversation) at #educon 26 Jan 2013 educonphilly.org
An innovation conference where we can come together, both in person and virtually, to discuss the future of schools. Every session will be an opportunity to discuss and debate ideas — from the very practical to the big dreams.
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CourseTalk
https://www.coursetalk.com/
Reviews for Open Online Courses CourseTalk
Join our community of online learners and help us identify the best MOOCs.
CourseTalk is a place for students to share their experiences with MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) and discover new courses they'll love. We list the amazing free college-level courses listed on platforms such as Udacity, Coursera, and edX.
A Vision for Higher Ed
While CourseTalk is not educating directly we do support the broader effort by many to transform education for the better using internet technologies. Here's what we support and think is possible: ...
- Making a world class education available to anyone anywhere for free.
- Using data analysis and course iteration to create a future where we can all learn faster, learn smarter, and have more fun while doing it.
- To create viable alternatives to a four year college degree and thereby open the door to innovations in credentialing, job preparation, and job matching.
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Udacity :
https://www.udacity.com/
Udacity is a totally new kind of learning experience. You learn by solving challenging problems and pursuing udacious projects with world-renowned university instructors (not by watching long, boring lectures).
At Udacity, we put you, the student, at the center of the universe.
Udacity classes will make you sweat. Passing a Udacity class is as demanding as passing a university-level class. But you will have a lot of fun along the way as you learn new skills and interact with amazing instructors and peers.
REVIEW: Udacity and Online Pedagogy: Players, Learners, Objects
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EdX [free courses]
https://www.edx.org
EdX is a not-for-profit enterprise of its founding partners Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology that features learning designed specifically for interactive study via the web.
Based on a long history of collaboration and their shared educational missions, the founders are creating a new online-learning experience with online courses that reflect their disciplinary breadth.
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Coursera (free)
https://www.coursera.org/
Classes offered on Coursera are designed to help you master the material. When you take one of our classes, you will watch lectures taught by world-class professors, learn at your own pace, test your knowledge, and reinforce concepts through interactive exercises. When you join one of our classes, you'll also join a global community of thousands of students learning alongside you. We know that your life is busy, and that you have many commitments on your time. Thus, our courses are designed based on sound pedagogical foundations, to help you master new concepts quickly and effectively.
We offer courses in a wide range of topics, spanning the Humanities, Medicine, Biology, Social Sciences, Mathematics, Business, Computer Science, and many others.
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Online Edu Degrees Now Dwarf Traditional Universities
http://tcrn.ch/QN7wdF
Online Education Degrees Now Dwarf Traditional Universities
Education degrees earned at online universities now dwarf those of traditional universities.
USA Today analyzed recent Department of Education data and found that online education behemoth, the University of Phoenix, awarded more than twice as many education degrees as its closest traditional competitor, Arizona State University (5,976 vs. 2,075).
the convenience factor for online education is a major appeal. Meredith Curley, dean of the University of Phoenix College of Education, said that the average age of the student is 33, and many come back after starting families.
Do you think it makes a difference whether a teacher was trained online or at a traditional college?
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Google in Education (webinars)
http://www.google.com/edu/news-calendar.html
Google in Education : online events calendar including webinars.
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Teacher CPD Online [ScoopIT Collection]
http://www.scoop.it/t/teacher-cpd-online
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JuzCourses
http://www.juzcourses.com/
JuzCourses is a web portal that aims to provide a single resource for any type of course conducted anywhere around the world be it Academic, Corporate Training, Personal Development, Children's Enrichment, Leisure & Hobbies and Certification.
It is a subsidiary of CareerMinded.com, a career-centric social network in partnership with the Singapore Human Resource Institute (SHRI).
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EdX
https://www.edx.org
EdX is a joint partnership between The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University to offer online learning to millions of people around the world.
EdX will offer Harvard and MIT classes online for free.
Through this partnership, the institutions aim to extend their collective reach to build a global community of online learners and to improve education for everyone.
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Skillshare
http://www.skillshare.com/
Skillshare
Skillshare is a marketplace of classes to learn anything (e.g. cooking, fashion, programming) from teachers in your community.
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Where to Get the Best Free Education Online
http://m.lifehacker.com/5615716/where-to-get-the-best-free-education-online
Where to Get the Best Free Education Online
Whether you're a student looking for supplemental learning or you're in the workforce but thirsty for knowledge, you don't have to drop thousands of dollars in tuition to enjoy a top-notch education from some of the best schools in the world.
You won't really notice much of a difference between sitting in front of a screen watching a lecture and sitting in on a lecture in person—apart from the fact that if you do have a burning question, you can't raise your hand to get it answered. These video sites host lectures and full courses from some of the best schools on the planet.
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Create your own online course using HootCourse
http://hootcourse.com/about/
HootCourses are held online, using Twitter and Facebook as a virtual classroom space.
Supplement face-to-face classses with a HootCourse and get to know each other faster.
Lose the boring forum software. HootCourse uses the networks students know and love.
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UK university lectures on iTunes
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/7431918.stm
UK university lectures on iTunes
University College London, the Open University and Trinity College Dublin are putting lectures onto iTunes.
Educational content is already available in the United States through the non-charging "iTunes U" section of the music downloading service.
But European universities are now joining, providing video and audio material for students to use on iPods or computers.
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PBS TeacherLine
http://teacherline.pbs.org/teacherline/
PBS TeacherLine provides online professional development through facilitated courses, a supportive learning community, and exemplary professional resources.
PBS TeacherLine, funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, is committed to helping PreK-12 teachers acquire the skills they need to prepare students for a successful future.
TeacherLine offers more than 90 courses in mathematics, reading, instructional technology, instructional strategies, science, and curriculum mapping. Courses are facilitated by specially trained educators, combining the best of face-to-face professional development with the best of online instructional design.
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Annenberg/CPB : Online Courses for Teachers
http://www.learner.org/
Annenberg/CPB uses media and telecommunications to advance excellent teaching in American schools. This mandate is carried out chiefly by the funding and broad distribution of educational video programs with coordinated Web and print materials for the professional development of K-12 teachers.
Annenberg/CPB's multimedia resources help teachers increase their expertise in their fields and assist them in improving their teaching methods. Many programs are also intended for students in the classroom and viewers at home. All Annenberg/CPB videos exemplify excellent teaching.
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The Office of Education Outreach - Online
http://eop.education.wisc.edu/
The Office of Education Outreach extends The University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Education to you.
Independent Learning courses for teacher specialties in Educational Psychology, Vocational Education, Human Relations, Curriculum Development and Gifted & Talented Education ... online
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MITs OpenCourseWare
http://ocw.mit.edu/
Welcome to MIT's OpenCourseWare: a free and open educational resource for faculty, students, and self-learners around the world.
OCW supports MIT's mission to advance knowledge and education, and serve the world in the 21st century. It is true to MIT's values of excellence, innovation, and leadership.
MIT OCW:
- Is a publication of MIT course materials
- Does not require any registration
- Is not a degree-granting or certificate-granting activity
- Does not provide access to MIT faculty
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Fieldwork OnLine Training
http://www.optimus-education.com/
Fieldwork Online Training provides value-for-money training courses for teachers, school leaders, non-teaching staff, administrators, and governors/Board members. Our system provides an on-going professional development solution for your school, with your choice of courses increasing year on year.
Our courses are simple to use, give you great flexibility, and are packed with innovative features. Once online, you have total control over your own learning, and on completion you?l receive a Certificate of Achievement from the London Leadership Centre.
Each course is divided into four learning modules (occasionally a course will have three or five modules). Each module is designed so that there will be about two hours work to complete at the computer, usually online, and around another two hours work on tasks such as action research in school, reading, discussion with colleagues, or follow up work with a class, with a group, or with an individual pupil.
Managing meetings | Coping with conflict | Time management | School self-evaluation for school leaders: classroom monitoring | School self-evaluation for governors | Multiple intelligences | Emotions and learning | Learning styles | Managing school finance | Leading the high-performance school | School self-evaluation for subject leaders | Developing policies | online | course | courses | fieldwork |
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The Open University (UK)
http://www3.open.ac.uk/study/index.htm
Online courses ... several of the Open University (UK) courses can be taken completely online ... see their website for details ... note that not all courses are full degree courses, they offer some short courses which only last a few weeks online (or one week residential)
Choose an area of learning you are interested in from the subjects listed below, or use the course finder if you can't see what you are looking for.
Art History | Astronomy and Planetary | Sciences | Biology | Business and Management | Chemistry | Childhood and Youth Studies | Classical Studies | Computing | Criminology | Cultural and Media Studies | Design and Innovation | Development Management | Earth Sciences | Economics | Education | Engineering | English Language | Environment | European Studies | French | Geography | German | Health and Social Care | History | History of Science, Technology and Medicine | Humanities | Information Technology | International Studies | Law | Literature | Manufacturing | Mathematics - Pure and Applied | Medical Science | Music | Philosophy | Physics | Politics | Popular Culture | Psychological Research Methods | Psychology | Religious Studies | Science | Science and the Public | Social Policy | Social Research Methods | Social Sciences | Social Work | Sociology | Spanish | Statistics | Systems Practice | elearning | e-learning |
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Skillsoft Online Courses
http://www.skillsoft.com/
SkillSoft’s Critical Skills Library delivers a comprehensive, in-depth business learning and performance support resource with 475+ courses. SkillSoft courses are typically 2-to-3 hours in length, and are organized into series that are 3-to-8 courses.
Communication | Customer Service | e-Learning | Leadership | Management | Personal Development | Project Management | Team Building | Administrative Support | Business Law | Finance | Financial Services | Human Resources | Industry | Knowledge Management | Marketing | Operations | Sales | Strategic Planning |
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University of Maryland University College
http://www.umuc.edu/
This University was voted the top online provider in the USA in 2000 by Forbes.
University of Maryland University College is one of 11 accredited degree-granting institutions in the University System of Maryland. For 50 years, the university has fulfilled its principal mission: to serve adult, part-time students through high-quality educational opportunities.
University of Maryland University College's online program offerings surpass those of any other university in the world. Students can choose from 24 complete bachelor's and master's degree programs completely online via WebTycho, the university's state-of-the-art interactive classroom software.
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OnLine Learning
http://www.online-learning.com/
Our online courses emphasize instructor interaction and personal feedback. Our instructors spend considerable time helping each student and provide personal feedback on every assignment.
XML | Professional Technical Writing | Professional XML Authoring | XSL Techniques | Information Design and Managing Documentation Projects | Website Usability |
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The Star Schools Program
http://www.dlrn.org/search/search.html
Please use the following menus to search our database of courses and resources offered by the Star Schools Projects.
The Star Schools Program is one of the largest and most successful public and private partnerships for delivering distance education in the United States and around the world.
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Scoring Power Points
http://fno.org/sept00/powerpoints.html
How to give a PowerPoint presentation .... BUT NOT the technical aspects ... this includes all the others that are often ignored .... ideas, logic, audience consideration, distractions, evidence, rubrics, examplars, delivery
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Hotcourses ... UK
http://www.hotcourses.com/
97572 courses to date.... online and off line.
We don't charge colleges to list their courses.
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LearnDirect
http://www.learndirect.com/
Thanks to today's technology, learning is changing - and it's changing for the better, leading the way is learndirect. A brand new way of learning that lets you learn what you want, where you want, and at a pace that suits you.
We can help you find the best course for you - not just work courses but courses for fun too, traditional courses, classroom based courses and ones you can do at home.
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The Hypermedia And Self-learning Centre(HAS)
http://www.ied.edu.hk/has/
The Hypermedia And Self-learning Centre (HAS Centre) is established as a virtual centre of interactive hypermedia materials for self-learning at HKIEd and it is a major component of the project called "Development of interactive hypermedia resources for self-learning on the Internet". The main aims of this project are to apply extensively the interactive hypermedia features of World Wide Web to develop a number of self-learning materials packages in various subject disciplines for educating various classes of HKIEd students. Besides, it is expected to enhance/improve the teaching and learning quality within HKIEd through the processes for the courseware development.
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Virtual Academy
http://www.att.com/learningnetwork/virtualacademy/premierinteg.html
How are you going to meet your professional development requirements? Online, of course, with help from the AT&T Learning Network® Virtual Academy (LNVA).* This centralized resource of online courses is designed to help educators effectively integrate technology into their curriculum, while updating their professional credentials on their terms — anytime, anywhere.
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Jones International University : MBE
http://www.getmymba.com/
Since 1995, Jones International University (JIU), the first fully online accredited online university, has been in the forefront of the online education revolution, creating relevant, content-rich certificate, undergraduate and graduate level programs for motivated adult learners.
JIU's M.B.A. program represents a true best practice for online education. It is an exciting and important educational option for anyone looking to increase their understanding, advance their careers, and expand their oppor tunities in the areas of: / E-Commerce / Global Enterprise Management / Health Care Management / Entrepreneurship / Information Technology Management / Negotiation and Conflict Management / Project Management
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