Users and creators react to Dartmouth’s first MOOC

Posted: April 10, 2015 in Moodle MOOC posts

An evaluation of the MOOC “Introduction to Environmental Science,” that took place in 2015, with the enrolment of  10,306 students from 168 countries:

“What was different [about the online course] was that it was like driving blind,” Friedland said. “I prepared this whole course with the help of my instructional designer, but we created this course with almost zero feedback with what people thought. When I’m giving a lecture, I’m constantly looking around. Is this person falling asleep or getting what I’m saying? With an online course, it’s very delayed feedback. You really have to project and guess how learners from other parts of the world learn.” 


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