#MOOC/s as inventions #chals14 « @podehaye #ccourses

Paul deHaye writes ❝I just finished giving my talk on MOOCs as inventions: opportunities and risks in Goteborg, at the #chals14 meeting. This is a reunion of Swedish universities convened by Jonas Gilbert (Chalmers University Library) to discuss MOOCs. My slides are available here. In the talk, I discussed the idea that MOOCs are social machines put in the hands of professors.❞ Read the […]

Forget the learners, how do I measure a MOOC quality experience for ME!

Week 3 – Dave Cormier | MOOC Quality Project, 2013 “Are MOOCs the new model of online education for all? Are they fit to democratize education? and above all – what is a good quality MOOC?” The MOOC Quality Project, an initiative of the European Foundation for Quality in E-Learning,  tackles the question with a […]

Leigh Blackall: MOOCs are a Manufactured Consent

…in its own way, a companion piece to Audrey Watters’ [Expletive Deleted]…and a worthy one. I was somewhat conflicted about whether to post here or on As the Adjunctiverse Turns in response to yet another uninformed judgment based on flawed, incomplete higher ed media coverage, minus any shred of primary research or first hand research.  I […]

the challenge of participating with limited access

Access on dial-up in a learning community that assumes high speed connectivity, whether home or institutional, continues to be a major challenge pursuing multiple moocs, whether concurrent or serial. Verb choice and ‘why’ can wait as topics. Now is first aid time for a prematurely published post (email glitch, sending instead of saving, which also […]

Originally posted on Learningcreep:
In addition to POT Cert, I’ve enrolled on a few other MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses). The first of which, entitled MOOC MOOC, takes a look at the phenomenon of MOOCs themselves…, naturally. And it was here, within the customary introduction stage of the course a reference by Kate Bowles @KateMfD …