OCWC Global Conference 2013: The Mechanical Mooc - A Gentle Introduction to Python: It's Alive!
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OCWC Global Conference 2013: The Mechanical Mooc - A Gentle Introduction to Python: It's Alive! OCWC Global Conference 2013: The Mechanical Mooc - A Gentle Introduction to Python: It's Alive! Presentation Transcript

  • It’s Alive!Steve Carson – scarson@mit.edu8 May 2013
  • A simple theory: We don’t need another platform.
  • ContentAssessmentInteractivity
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  • ContentAssessmentInteractivity?
  • ContentAssessmentInteractivityThe MOOC Maker
  • ContentAssessmentInteractivityThe MOOC Maker
  • ContentAssessmentInteractivityThe MOOC MakerMOOC-E
  • No teacherNo platformNo(t much) money
  • Structured via e-mail listEight week course (w 1 break week)No SME support—logistics onlyCommunication archived on WordPressThree overlapping “sequences”
  • HTTLCS open text bookCodecademy exercisesMIT OCW videos and assignmentsOpenStudy for questions
  • Provides a flexibleframework forconnecting projectsLeverages existing resources& investmentsProvides learners withpersistent access to resources+’s
  • Lives at mercy of projectproduction schedulesStudent data is scatteredCertification wasn’t an option(at least not yet)-’s
  • Seq 2: ~2,600 learnersSeq 1: ~ 5,700 learnersSeq 3: ~1,000 learners
  • E-Mails opened
  • Sequence 1 SurveyN = 83Assuming a 5% responserate, 1660 “engaged learners”in week eight.25% were finished, soaround 415 complete, or~7% of total enrollment.But do we care…?
  • Sequence 1 Survey
  • Sequence 1 Survey
  • Sequence 1 Survey
  • ThoughtsPlatforms are not necessary.Learners do just fine moving acrossresources.Maybe communities ought to bebigger than courses.
  • ThoughtsOpenness remainsimportant.Learners now define success.Maybe the problem with MOOCs willbe they are too cheap to produce, nottoo expensive.
  • FinallyNew sequence starts in June!Thankshttp://mechanicalmooc.orghttp://mechanicalmooc.wordpress.com