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MOOCs

MOOCs fit in with what we have learned simply because their delivery is online.   Many MOOCs allow for interaction between students and instructors.  I feel that a MOOC can provide constructivism and connectivism but that depends on the mode of information that is provided.  If I watch a show on television, I feel less like … Continue reading MOOCs

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MOOC (Fleisher)

I am still struggling with MOOCs or the idea of them.  This could be because I am still struggling to let go of the idea of a full-fledged face-to-face classroom and all of the benefits it brings which out weighs online learning.  Through the reading, it seems, MOOCs offer little interaction between teacher and student … Continue reading MOOC (Fleisher)

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MOOCs!

While MOOCs are online courses, I do not feel that they meet the requirements of the courses we have been learning to design.  I do not think they belong as a CREDIT course in the K-12 environment, but I could see them being used as an enrichment option for some of our more mature students … Continue reading MOOCs!

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MOOCS

I’m honestly not sure that MOOCs have a place in what we’ve discussed through out the course of the semester beyond the fact that they are a form of digital/online learning.  While I understand the point off MOOCs and the possible benefits they offer, I don’t see much of a correlation between the structured, motivating, … Continue reading MOOCS

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MOOC’s Revisited

How do MOOCs fit in what we have learned so far?  I have to say I am personally fascinated by the possibility of exploring MOOC’s…

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MOOCs – McQuiddy

  After reading through the articles, I’ve become a bit pessimistic about the idea of MOOCs.  When I first heard of MOOCs (at the beginning of this course) I was very intrigued by the idea.  Cost effective for both students and schools sounds pretty good, right?  Also, the opportunity to interact with students and field … Continue reading MOOCs – McQuiddy

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MOOC

MOOC – Massive Open Online Course… and they do mean massive! I could not believe the size of some of the courses. But if only about 4% of students complete the course how can they be considered successful?  I can see how they would appeal to self-regulated learners, adults and college level students.  I can … Continue reading MOOC

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MOOCs – Simonick

I have taken a MOOC.  It was offered by Stanford and was entitled “How to Learn Math”.  The instructor was Dr. Jo Boaler.  I took it because Jo Boaler is a “rock star” in math education right now and it … Continue reading

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