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Over 10,000 learners worldwide have participated in MOOCs on a variety of topics. MOOCs appeal to knowledge workers, trainers, and teachers. Why? Because MOOCs enable a high-end knowledge exchange to occur. It is a learning that fits expert training, interdisciplinary learning, ad hoc education — any type of learning that allows information to flow within a network of peers.
Monthly Archives: July 2011
27th July 2011
This news has just landed in my inbox….
As many of you noticed, the past few months have been very rocky for TinyGrab. Starting with the first downtime in March, TinyGrab experienced a series of unfortunate events that made the application and the service embarrassingly unreliable.
But we are thrilled to announce that on July 8th, TinyGrab was acquired by development agency Company 52 and has begun a new chapter; one of stability and growth………
You can read the rest of the article at TinyGrab.
Theresa Welch of the Regional Support Centre (RSC), West Midlands wrote the following in her blog:
A colleague recently pointed out that Warwickshire College had posted a link to 20 useful android apps for students on their facebook page. With so many learners now using smartphones/other mobile devices to support apsects of their education and training this might be useful to share.
To read the rest of this article by Theresa Welch go to wobble: 20 Useful Android Apps for Students.