What is a MOOC? Are they all the same? (No) What are the issues? The MOOC debate is moving fast at the moment. Here are some highlights of the discussion. If you're new to Scoop.it, this will make more sense if you start at the end
With apologies for the potty mouth title. If you want a really good review of the year from an ed tech perspective then I suggest reading Audrey Watters' series of posts. One thing that I found myself doing repeatedly this...
If you're working in higher ed in the UK you will no doubt have seen that FutureLearn had its beta launch last week. Some disclosure - FutureLearn is owned by the OU & I've been partially involved in its development,...
"Our digital natives may be able to use technologies, but that does not mean they can learn from them. Being able to read and write nevermeant that you could therefore learn from books" (Laurillard, 2013, p. xvii)
Laurillard, D. (2013). Foreword to the second edition. In H. Beetham & R. Sharpe (Eds.), Rethinking pedagogy for a digital age: designing for 21st century learning (2nd ed.). Abingdon, Oxon, UK: Routledge.
Hybrid Pedagogy is an academic and networked journal of learning, teaching, and technology that combines the strands of critical pedagogy and digital pedagogy to arrive at the best social and civil uses of technology and digital media in education.
Dr Jennie Swann's insight:
Free, collaboratively produced, insightful. What do students think of OE, online learning, MOOCs?
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