Early MOOC Takes A Different Path InformationWeek With more than 1.2 million unique visitors per month and 250,000 graduates worldwide, Advance Learning Interactive Systems Online (ALISON), founded in 2007, is considered by some the first massive...
Have just completed a Coursera course on World Music and have been asked to complete an evaluation survey. Most questions actually ask about a possible future ‘advanced’ course. In the spirit of openness, here is my feedback from the Comments question.
On December 14, 2012, Sebastian Thrun, Cathy Davidson, Jesse Stommel, Sean Michael Morris, Petra Dierkes-Thrun, and a small group of educational thought leaders will gather in Palo Alto to discuss the future of MOOCs in online education. The approach of this one-day intensive summit brings Sean and Jesse back to the subject of MOOCs, and the imminent return of MOOC MOOC.
This blog post comes from Mark, who is engaged in a MOOC, and relates to a disconnection between assignments and the problems this can cause.
In my experience, disconnections between assignments are not limited to MOOCS and the suggestion that educators use a concise roadmap to link assignments and put them in context is one I find interesting. What about you?