Karen Cator, the United States Department of Education’s (ED) director of technology, believes that the expansion of social networking for learning is a key ed tech trend for 2012. In the same article, Frank Ganis at Gilfus Education Group predicts the end of the LMS (Learning Management System). Will social learning networks, like Einztein, start filling the void?
- My Posts
- Learned Posts
- My Discussions
- Joined Discussions
- Favorite Members
- Curated Posts
What is the Einztein Social Learning Network?
Einztein is the social learning network for higher education and lifelong learners. We bring the power of social networking to learning and enable anyone to create an online learning community for resource sharing, collaboration and discussion. Teachers can easily turn courses into social learning experiences. Students can form online study groups to research and learn together. Institutions can engage learners around their educational content.
15 Great Opencourseware Options to Improve Your Knowledge for Free
by MMarquit · 0 comments
One of the great things about technology is the ability you have to access a great deal of useful information. Additionally, you can learn just about anything with the help of the Internet. This includes access to a world class education. Many colleges and universities offer full courses online, allowing you to study at Harvard or MIT.
Naturally, you can’t expect to get credit when you access free open courseware. And you certainly won’t end up with a degree. But if you are looking for is a little extra knowledge and some enrichment, there are plenty of free options out there. Some collections even include complete syllabi, assignments, tests and labs. Here are 15 great opencourseware options that can help you improve your knowledge:
1. Einztein: This is a social learning network that allows you to find courses from around the world. A great curator of information related to all things free online learning.