Category Archives: MOOC

Are MOOCs Dead? Uff da.

In a Wired blog post, “MOOCs Are Dead — Long Live the MOOC” by Dr. Jeff Borden from Pearson, he says “Social learning takes architecture. I’ve posted several blogs about the trouble with MOOCs. Social learning is at the top … Continue reading

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Envisioning Future Learning Environments: Melding Tools and Content

After reading this piece on e-Literate about the Unizin learning ecosystem coalition, it stirs up thoughts like: why are we still here? Content repository? It seems like these LMS and platform tools are stuck in the 90’s and early 2000’s. … Continue reading

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MOOC Jams and Clark’s Filtration Nation

This post on a recent MOOC jam posed these questions: How can we create ways that encourage learners to support one another? and  “What can we build into the design that supports and encourages peer-peer learning?” Here’s an idea for MOOC platforms … Continue reading

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Inside MOOCs: Student Expectations and Achievement

I recently presented the info below at the Sloan Consortium’s International Conference on Online Learning in Orlando, Florida. I think the most compelling/interesting part for me was to see the intentions of students who signed up for JHSPH Coursera courses, … Continue reading

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