edX Global Forum 2015 We just wrapped up an invigorating and collaborative two days of discussions, sharing and working sessions at the edX Global Forum in Washington D.C. We thank our generous host, Georgetown University, as well as the edX partners, learners, professors, researchers and technologists who joined us from around the world to share their inspiring and thought-provoking experience and expertise. The Forum began with...
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This story originally appeared in The Independent School Magazine blog. Last spring at my school, St. Margaret’s Episcopal School in California, I taught my first MOOC with edX: Psych101x. Right away, I was glued to the discussion board where the some 30,000 enrolled students wrote their thoughts, first impressions, and reasons for joining the class, and shared concerns or complaints about the operating system and course elements. I...
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Cambridge, MAI’m from Mexico City, but have been living in the U.S. since the year 2000. My professional life is divided between working as Instructional Designer and studying a Doctor in Education (Ed.D.) program in curriculum, teaching, learning and leadership. My field of interest is educational technology; therefore, I’m constantly exploring innovative approaches—such as MOOCs—that build the capacity to improve education and help students reach...
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St. Louis, Missouri, USA | Age 30 After completing two tours in the Army, I enrolled in the music business program at Full Sail University in Orlando, Florida. I love music, so my initial goal was to parlay this into a career as a sound engineer/sound mixer. About mid-way through the program I took a course on commerce, which introduced me to the idea of...
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