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Open Praxis Vol. 5, No. 1 (Jan 14, 2013) pp. 67–73
The last five years have witnessed a hype about MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) presaging a revolution in higher education. Although all MOOCs have in common their scale and free access, they have already bifurcated in two very distinct types of ...
Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education Vol. 14, No. 2 (April 2013) pp. 66–80
Massive Open Online Courses based on the principles of connectivist educational pedagogy known as connectivist MOOCs (c-MOOCs) have been carried out with great success during the last years with hundreds of registered participants. Examples are...
MOOCs and the AI-Stanford Like Courses: Two Successful and Distinct Course Formats for Massive Open Online Courses
European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning Vol. 2012, No. 1 (2012)
Open online courses (OOC) with a massive number of students have represented an important development for online education in the past years. A course on artificial intelligence, CS221, at the University of Stanford was offered in the fall of 2011...
Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education Vol. 15, No. 1 (January 2014) pp. 41–49
Based on the explicit principles of connectivism (autonomy, diversity, openness and interactivity) and on the activities of aggregation, remixing, repurposing and feeding forward resources and learning, connectivist Massive Open Online Courses (c...
Inge de Waard; Sean Abajian; Michael Gallagher; Rebecca Hogue; Nilgün Keskin; Apostolos Koutropoulos; Osvaldo Rodriguez
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 12, No. 7 (Nov 22, 2011) pp. 94–115
In this paper, we look at how the massive open online course (MOOC) format developed by connectivist researchers and enthusiasts can help analyze the complexity, emergence, and chaos at work in the field of education today. We do this through the...
An Interactive E-Learning Tutorial for Medical Students on How to Conduct the Performance-Oriented Mobility Assessment
Gerontology & Geriatrics Education Vol. 28, No. 1 (July 2007) pp. 51–60
We evaluated the effectiveness of an e-learning tutorial (iPOMA) as a supplement to traditional teaching of the Performance-Oriented Mobility Assessment. Second-year medical students (137) completed the iPOMA, in preparation for a session on fall...
Apostolos Koutropoulos; Michael Sean Gallagher; Sean C. Abajian; Inge de Waard; Rebecca Joanne Hogue; Nilgun Ozdamar Keskin; C Osvaldo Rodriguez
European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning Vol. 1 (2011)
Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) have been growing in popularity with educational researchers, instructors, and learners in online environments. Online discussions are as important in MOOCs as in other online courses. Online discussions that...