A review of today’s MOOC workshop

This afternoon we held the MOOC workshop with Blackboard’s Anne Cross and Ashley Wright. According to Russell et at (2013), MOOCs are changing education.  For example MIT’s computing courses can attract over 100,000 students (Chandler 2014).  MOOCs demonstrate one way of opening up education to a much wider, global audience, many of whom would otherwise… Read more »

MOOCs – an introduction

A MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses) is a model for delivering online learning material to anyone who wants to sign up for the course. Usually, there is no limit on the number of people who can sign up for a MOOC.  Figures suggest that 25 million people have signed up for MOOCs in the last… Read more »