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MOOC

In how people learn, teaching on October 24, 2011 at 10:57 am

I love acronyms and this posts starts with a new one for me? MOOC is Massive Open Online Course.  I’m interested in finding out about this different way of teaching and presenting course content. It’s a little bit overwhelming, because it is not “structured” the

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way I structure a class. For example, I’m entering during week 6-so there are previous weeks’ work that I haven’t looked at or completed. That is disconcerting for someone my friends characterize as somewhat structured and a workaholic.

So this post is the first of many I may post about MOOC and how/whether I’ve learned, The topic of this course is online learning (in a very broad sense) and this week’s topic is about OER-Open Educational Resources. So, I’m diving in….