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Eliminating Virtual Walls through a MOOC + Virtual International Exchange (VIE) PROCEEDING

, University of Colorado Denver, United States ; , CU Boulder, United States ; , O'zbeiston Davlat Jahon Tillari Universiteti, Uzbekistan

E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada ISBN 978-1-939797-31-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA

Abstract

For developing countries, watching videos on limited internet access can be difficult if not impossible Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) that include podcasts, Virtual International Exchanges (VIEs) through Canvas and/or social media could be the new course format that is needed for developing countries to advance educational systems MOOCs lack social engagement and VIEs bring that essential interaction MOOCs + VIEs can create a new digital course format The initial research in VIEs is showing that the students and faculty are interested in new course formats and new courses focused on VIEs This Fall is the first MOOC + VIE pilot between Uzbekistan and a Midwestern US university

Citation

Wahls, N., Siergiejczyk, G. & Ogay, M. (2017). Eliminating Virtual Walls through a MOOC + Virtual International Exchange (VIE). In J. Dron & S. Mishra (Eds.), Proceedings of E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (pp. 688-692). Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved August 19, 2018 from .

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