The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Sure, the pedagogy may not be perfect, but the alternative is much worse. There’s no point rehashing the same lectures when the world’s best authorities have already recorded them and offered them to the world as OERs. The pedagogy of MOOCs will be enriched. MOOCs get a bad rap. Dismissed as prescriptive, or teacher-centric, or unsocial, or something else, it’s like a badge of honour to espouse why you dislike MOOCs.

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The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Sure, the pedagogy may not be perfect, but the alternative is much worse. There’s no point rehashing the same lectures when the world’s best authorities have already recorded them and offered them to the world as OERs. The pedagogy of MOOCs will be enriched. MOOCs get a bad rap. Dismissed as prescriptive, or teacher-centric, or unsocial, or something else, it’s like a badge of honour to espouse why you dislike MOOCs.

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Disruptive Educational Research Conference in India

Jay Cross

Influenced in large part due to the efforts of the speakers on this theme, the conversations around alternate ways of conceiving learning and the learning experience have centred around the following key aspects: Informal Learning, Communities of Practice, Connectivism. Learning, Net Pedagogy, Learning “Design” in a 2.0 MOOCs, OER University, Stanford AI. Next month at this time, I’ll be boarding a plane for Delhi.

195 posts about MOOCs

Jay Cross

X-based learning: sorting out pedagogies and design CLARK QUINN | THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 2012. Finally, alternatives to prominent MOOCs GEORGE SIEMENS | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2012. Google: first MOOP (Massive Online Open Pedagogy) DONALD CLARK PLAN B | MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2013. MOOCs , OER University, Stanford AI. Contributed to the UNESCO OER discussion list , February 16, 2009. Page 1 of 2. Previous | Next. GEORGE SIEMENS. JUNE 3, 2012.

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eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] December 3-14, 2012 Open Content Licensing for Educators (#OCL4Ed), organized by the OER Foundation, offered online. https://sites.google.com/site/nzauopenresearch/ February 6-8, 2013 Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy , 5 th annual, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA. Clayton R. Wright has done his 28th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year.