A MOOC Mystery: Where Do Online Students Go?

Posted: March 3, 2014 in Home posts
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An article in the New Yorker:

«What if, as a novice teacher or professor, you began a course and the entire class decided to leave—either from apathy or boredom or the popular student conviction that whatever is not a part of the lesson is inherently more interesting than what is? That old educator’s nightmare is now a digital reality: massive open online courses, or MOOCs, born a few years ago of the seemingly well-paired utopianisms of Silicon Valley and the élite American university, are seeing that classroom management can be a difficult task without a classroom.»…

A reaction in e-Literate blog

and an interesting interview with a professor from Open University UK

 

More interesting interviews in e-Literate Youtube channel

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