3 July 2012

July Learning–Trying a MOOC


I decided to try a MOOC for the first time and have registered to take part in the Power Searching with Google course. So that is my challenge for the month.

As is usual, while thinking more closely about MOOCs, a few resources took my attention.

MOOCs: Massive Open Online courses or Massive and Often Obtuse Courses? – by Lisa Chamberlin and Tracy Parish (2011)

Bill Gates on MOOCs.

This video was seen in a post in the The Chronicle of Higher Education.

A Conversation With Bill Gates About the Future of Higher Education – June 25 2012


What’s the ‘problem’ with MOOCs? by Doug Holton. May 4 2012