Monthly Archives: December 2013

Into the MOOCesphere

It all began many moons ago when I first heard of MOOCs – massive open online courses, and many of my colleagues at UT Arlington were talking pro and con about them – of course: that is what we academics … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on Teaching and Learning on a Tuesday Morning

What has become ever clearer to me is that we need to think of teaching more in terms of student learning than in terms of professors’/educators’ teaching. One can teach and teach, but do the students learn? Important questions we … Continue reading

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Questions you are asking, questions I am asking – MOOC Research Initiative 2013

MOOC experts are addressing many of the following questions and ideas that have come to my mind as a result of attending the MOOC Research Initiative Conference on Thursday in Arlington, Texas (located between Dallas and Fort Worth in Northeast … Continue reading

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Takaways from the MOOC Research Conference in Arlington, TX 2013

Actually, some of what I learned came before the conference, when I watched George Siemens discuss connectivism on youtube – the George Siemens who, together with Stephen Downes, created the first MOOC – with the goal of free and open … Continue reading

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