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Learning design and learning analytics workshop

On 28 October I ran a pre-conference workshop at the 14th European Conference on e-Learning (held at the University of Hertfordshire) on ‘Learning design and learning analytics: building the links with MOOCs’. 221 more words


MOOCs Rise from the Ashes

The MOOCs seem to have faded from view. In large part this is because they were so relentlessly overhyped when they first appeared. But now various forms of online education have begun to get traction in the marketplace. 30 more words

So Many Questions....

I have been working on this post for a while because my mind has been jumping in many different directions so it was hard to stay focused.  2,180 more words


What is the Optimal Size for Online Groups within MOOCs?

Is there an optimal size for groups working within a MOOC?

I received this question from a reader of this blog about optimal group size for individuals who meet online and are collaborating on a project or participating in a study group as in a MOOC. 889 more words

Online Pedagogy

No Rich Child Left Behind, and Enriching the Rich: Why MOOCs are not improving education

When I talk to people about MOOCs these days, I keep finding myself turning to two themes.

Theme #1. Our schools aren’t getting worse.  The gap between the rich and the poor is growing.   794 more words

Book Adventures Weekly, Issue 40

The big 4-0! Welcome to the new week, and here is your bookish news round-up:

As a lifelong learner, I dabble in online education (aka MOOCs). 143 more words

Book Adventures Weekly

MOOCs Rise from the Ashes

One could be forgiven for believing that MOOCs had simply faded away. When they first came on the scene, MOOCs — Massive Open Online Courses… 1,354 more words

Business Models