(press "CC" under the timeline for subtitles) The first episode in the series is an introduction to Online Learning and why we use it in the Nordic Armed Forces.
Produced by the Massachusetts Teachers Association Distance & Online Learning Task Force, March 2012. (Revised 32712. Additional information at massteacher.org
A decade ago, MIT broke ground with its OpenCourseWare initiative, which made MIT course materials, such as syllabi and lecture notes, publicly accessible. But over the last five years, MIT Provost L. Rafael Reif has led an effort to move the complete MIT classroom experience online, with video lectures, homework assignments, lab work — and a grade at the end. That project, called MITx, launched late last year. On March 16, Reif announced that MIT Professor Anant Agarwal would step down as director of the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) in order to lead MITs Open Learning Enterprise, which will oversee MITxs development. Learn more about Agarwal and MITx at: web.mit.edu From MIT News – MIT launches online learning initiative: web.mit.edu What is MITx?: web.mit.edu
Online learning presentation
3 major points describing the myths and challenges of online learning along with some final thoughts