Summary by Monica Goddard:
The author describes his participation in George Siemen's and Stephen Downe's MOOC, "Connectivism and Connective Knowledge 2008" (CCK08). This course had weekly guest lecturers and presentations, blogging assignments, discussions on Twitter, Facebook and Moodle. It was a highly interactive course with collaborative virtual meetings about discussions and presentations. Research indicates that course interaction is one of the primary measures of success and retention in an online course.