Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and Open Pedagogy

Massive Open Online Courses — known as MOOCs — are a tool for democratizing higher education. While the vast potential of free online courses has excited theoretical interest for decades, in the past few months hundreds of thousands of motivated students around the world who lack access to elite universities have been embracing them as a path toward sophisticated skills and high-paying jobs, without paying tuition or collecting a college degree. And in what some see as a threat to traditional institutions, several of these courses now come with an informal credential (though that, in most cases, will not be free).

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Connectivism: Socializing Open Learning

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What is a MOOC?

Dave Cormier, Neal Gillis, Alexander McAuley, George Siemens

A Massive open online course (MOOC) is a course where the...

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