Tonight - A True History of the MOOC

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me today, Wednesday, September 26th, for a one-hour live and interactive webinar on the "true history" of the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) with Dave Cormier, Alec Couros, Stephen Downes, Rita Kop, Inge de Waard, and Carol Yeager.


The Greatest EdTech Generation Ever – LIVE Blog of Justin Reich’s Keynote


As a researcher, Justin has been carrying this concept into his work with MOOCs. David Demming, an economist, updated the work of Levy and Murnane from 2003, shows that those jobs that require social skills and non-routine analytical thinking are increasing while routine ones are decreasing.

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More on the Cost Trap and Inclusive Access

Iterating Toward Openness

What do you think the whole MOOC thing George Siemens and I and others was about? Beginning in 2003 and continuing consistently thereafter I have depicted learning resources as words in a conversation , and applied the logic of language to the logic of reuse. Needless to say, these students are not roaming autodidacts who, left to their own (digital) devices, will thrive and succeed as “free range learners” in a world of MOOCs.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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This group of older borrowers collectively hold $247 billion in student debt, an amount that has roughly tripled since 2003.” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via Edsurge : “Are You Getting a Pay Bump For Student Completion? ” “Whatever Happened To MOOCs ?” The workshop space for “makers” had raised $4.7 (National) Education Politics.