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Typically, upon successful completion of a MOOC (massive open online course) through a provider such as Coursera, students are provided a certificate of accomplishment stating that the student has successfully completed the course. For example, here is my statement of … Continue reading
I have been working through a Coursera course called E-learning and Digital Cultures #EDCMOOC. This post represents the final digit artifact of my work for that course (or rather, “artefact,” as my Scotland-based instructors write). Among other things, the course … Continue reading
There is currently lots of thinking going on about the implications of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses)–courses that are free online and enroll tens of thousands of students at a time from all over the world: How will these affect … Continue reading
Overall, 2012 was a pretty good year! Here are some of the noteworthy things to report… Professional: I got a new job! City Year! I’m getting paid substantially less, but I am WAY less stressed out and I am actually … Continue reading
I continue to be impressed with Coursera, a provider of free online courses from an ever expanding number of big-name universities. I am lightly participating in several courses (and I am signed up for dozens more over the next several … Continue reading
The trouble with online education is that this particular critic of online education hasn’t really experienced the best of online education, yet: The trouble with online education Type A effects and Type B effects: when is learning online better? In … Continue reading