Tag Archives: MOOC

eLearning Principles from MOOC expert—Tina Seeling

Can you teach creativity? Can you teach creativity online? Can you teach creativity to more than 44 thousand students online? Tina Seeling was crazy enough to try this in some previous MOOCs that she has taught for Stanford.  She has … Continue reading

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How do students find people to connect with in a MOOC? Do they even need to?

At the 2013 MOOC Research Initiative Conference back in December, Carolyn Rosé Associate Professor of the Language Technologies Institute and Human-Computer Interaction Institute for Carnegie Mellon University was interviewed by Phil Hill from Stanford University. Her research grant is centered … Continue reading

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Does it matter if you are late to class in a MOOC? Thousands a week still register for MOOCs even after they are completed…

Senior lecturer, Jennifer Campbell from the Department of Computer Science at University of Toronto was recently interviewed by Phil Hill from Stanford University at the 2013 MOOC Research Initiative Conference back in December. Her research grant is innovative in that … Continue reading

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Can we determining best practices for learning in different types of MOOCs, e.g., xMOOCs and cMOOCs?

I came across an interview today between eLeanring evangelist, Michael Feldstein from Stanford University and Martin Weller from Open University’s Institute of Educational Technology. The interview took place at the 2013 MOOC Research Initiative Conference back in December. If you … Continue reading

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What makes a MOOC a MOOC?

A while back I blogged about To MOOC Or Not To MOOC? That is the question for the learner… but what about What makes a MOOC a MOOC? Here is a great graphic that I came across from Mathieu Plourde … Continue reading

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Looking beyond the basic demographics of MOOC learners is key…

I don’t know if I am going to be able to blog through all of the interview videos shared by Michael Feldstein and Phil Hill from the 2013 MOOC Research Initiative Conference back in December… but I am going to … Continue reading

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MOOCs won’t make education much cheaper. It will make education much better!

On another episode of on e-Literate TV, we have the Co-Founder and Executive Director of the H-STAR institute—Keith Devlin from Stanford University being interviewed by Michael Feldstein. He is one of the early MOOC adopters from Stanford teaching on Coursera … Continue reading

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