Tag: MOOCs

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A Critical Analysis of Mobile Applications for Learning. Study Case: Virtual Campus App

During the last years, the worldwide education has been challenged and innovated by the online and blended learning approaches, and the openness towards Social Media (SM), Open Educational Resources (OERs) and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). University Politehnica of Timisoara, Romania is one of the pioneering higher education institution in

Online courses, MOOCs, information technology

How MOOCs Support Collaborative and Conflict management in Schools

Information technology plays a great role to provide the importance of sharing, exchanging knowledge for the development of people and institutions. In this respect, it is crucial to underline the significance of information technology in personal and institutional development. As information technology fosters the context of collaboration, schools have started

How to Mix the Ingredients for a Blended Course Recipe

Over the last years, the growing ubiquity of Social Media, the emerging mobile technologies and the augmented reality become more deeply integrated into the teaching-learning process and also create new opportunities for reinventing the way in which educational actors both perceive and access learning. The major challenges in education that

Entrepreneurship Learning Ecosystem for Smart Cities through MOOCs

Abstract Started in 2008, the new Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) paradigm has brought challenges and innovation at all levels of education, aiming to respond to the most pressing learning needs, generated by the new development policies and the rapid evolution of technology. This paper reports on a project proposed

BRAIN: Integrating MOOCs in Embedded Systems Blended Courses

The Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) phenomenon has been growing in popularity and importance in the last decade, receiving valuable recognition from renowned universities from all over the world. MOOC can be simply defined as an online course aimed at unlimited participation and open access via the web. In the