not entirely about MOOCs but surely enough so to qualify for Madness and — more important — a good read
sculpture by Jonty Hurwitz original site for image
Week of March 1 – 7, 2015
Inspired by Austin Kleon, I am going to start posting a list of 10 things I think are worth sharing each week.
1.) Subscribe to Austin Kleon’s weekly list – it comes out every Friday and it is great! An eclectic mix of art, interesting things and innovations.
2.) The completion rate of moocs is an oft-sited issue that I think is bogus. The goal is not completion. Dave Cormier & George Siemens talk about moocs being like the beginnings of a conversation at a party, they help you decide if you want to stay longer. In this interview George alludes to mooc completion being “kind of like the question ‘who completes a library?’ We don’t have that mindset toward a library; we take the book we want to read and bring it back. MOOCs are…
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