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The secret life of face-to-face learning in MOOCs (Part 1)

Massive, open, online courses (MOOCs) are generally designed with the intention that learners will learn online. Indeed, the name implies this. And one of the key advantages of MOOCs, from a learning design point of view, is supposed to be that all activity by learners is visible online and therefore available as data for analysis, with the power to help course designers improve the course in the next iteration. 954 more words


Reclaiming SWAYAM

Today’s news article on the SWAYAM MOOCs and open-ness by Anil Sasi of the Indian Express raises some very important questions about the future of MOOCs in this country. 888 more words


The corruption of the SWAYAM RFP

It seems the SWAYAM RFP dated 21st November, 2015 is actually inspired from previous RFPs made for other contexts. You have to only compare the SWAYAM RFP with two earlier RFPs: 600 more words

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Visualising Connectivist Networks

I originally developed the Comment Collector as a ‘scraper’ program for scanning the RSS feeds of blogs in connectivist MOOCs in order to generate brief summarised versions of participant posts and their comments. 1,128 more words


To speak... or not

With my love for MOOCs, I am currently going through Mastering the Software Engineering Interview from University of San Diego. It’s part of the specialization I am taking; otherwize I might not have tried it. 767 more words


Coursera & Qualtrics, een LTI integratie uit de frontlinie

bijdrage van Alexander Savi

De UvA biedt in samenwerking met Coursera een aantal Massive Open Online Courses aan: cursussen die massaal gratis en online gevolgd kunnen worden. 394 more words


What would you say to a job guarantee?

A few days ago I got a newsletter from Udacity about them adding something new to their Nanodegree Program – a Job Guarantee.

This is the first time I see something like that. 201 more words