elearnspace › Innovation in open online courses

In a few weeks, our edX course Data, Analytics, and Learning #DALMOOC  will start. We (Carolyn Rose, Dragan Gasevic, Ryan Baker, and I) have spent the last several months thinking through the course structure and format. This is a short overview of the innovations that we want to explore during the course. The innovations build […]

#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 […]

Multilitteratus Incognitus: What MOOCs Can Do for the Traditional Online Classroom (Part II)

A practical look at what MOOCs can contribute to traditional online models. If you don’t like the model, look at this as making lemonade… Note: An MS Word or PDF version of this can be found here:  http://www.scribd.com/doc/205135659/What-MOOCs-can-do-for-the-Traditional-Online-Classroom-Part-II  2014 is upon us! We are now a couple of years from the big MOOC “explosion” in […]

The Downes Prize 2013 ~ Stephen’s Web

For the best and most current writing about online learning you might not have read if you depend on ed org agitprop and higher ed press and mainstream media, check out The Downes Prize and honorable mentions: candidates for election first appear in OLDaily — short for Stephen Downes’ Online Learning Daily — over the […]