9131. 7 Things You Should Know About.... MOOCS

DateJune 27, 2013Time2:00 - 3:00 pm
LocationJones Library-105
DescriptionAudience: Faculty/Staff, Teachers of Record, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Open to participants outside Baylor community

The 7 Things You Should Know About... series from the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) provides concise information on emerging learning technologies. A massively open online course (MOOC) is a model for delivering learning content online to virtually any person-and as many of them-who wants to take the course. Course activities can be scheduled or asynchronous, and a fluid structure is valuable because students can choose their level of participation and many will do so in an à la carte manner. A MOOC throws open the doors of a course and invites anyone to enter, resulting in a new learning dynamic. The MOOC can potentially alter the relationship between learner and instructor and between academe and the wider community. As MOOCs evolve, expectations and methods of presentation will likely crystallize, becoming more consistent and more predictable.Read More »
PublisherTraining & Development
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