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Teaching an Online Pedagogy MOOC

Teaching an Online Pedagogy MOOC

When MOOCs arrived, there was an immediate response of how wonderful it was that a course could reach so many students – hundreds of thousands of them. This remains true, but access needs to be tempered with quality. Just as higher education is held accountable for the quality of its traditional, blended, and online courses, MOOCs must be held accountable. There is a call for quality assurance in MOOCs just as much as with online, but less...

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Lindsay Bryde
Lindsay Bryde (Staff)
2 years ago
The research is informative about the concept of MOOCs and data to show what distinguishes the method. The case study shows how best practices are not being met, yet it would have been helpful to see some type of critical follow-up on that conclusion. It shows the problem, yet there is little indication of what to do with that knowledge.
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