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Why I just love dropping out of MOOCs

I love massive open online courses. I love everything about them. I love the format. I love the platforms. I love the teachers. I love the flexibility and the lack of friction. 1,145 more words

Plans for Writing

Plans for writing:

  1. Read a shed-load of books on Creative Writing (done)
  2. Start a blog to showcase my writing (done)
  3. Write a novel with NaNoWriMo (done)
  4. 175 more words

University of York joins the MOOCosphere

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have been making headlines in the world of education in recent times, and York has recently engaged with the agenda – as such, over the course of 2016/7 the University will be developing a suite of such short online courses, all of which are all free and offer the chance to collaborate and share ideas with learners from across the globe. 312 more words


OER and equity

or, too verbose for Twitter R Us.

So I read on twitter that “Open educational resources (#oer) and open source software are the single best way to ensure… 478 more words



Seems there will be a “cMOOC” about this.   cMOOC being an open course that’s focused on ‘connectivity,’ somehow.  We’ll see.  The syllabus is pretty dry and academic, going through the history of ‘open.’   Guess my main beef with the ‘open’ community is that it’s so imbued with academic culture, as in “let me pontificate about equity and open” in theory.  105 more words


Evaluar entre pares: una forma de aprender.

¿Pueden los estudiantes evaluar a sus compañeros? La respuesta inmediata sería un rotundo no. Sin embargo, las experiencias masivas en educación hablan de todo lo contrario. 408 more words

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