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Putting MOOCs in
Context for Educators
IAFOR Asian Conference on Technology
in the Classroom 28 April 2013
Ted O’Neill
Tok...
Learning is messy. --Super Marjo
Inquiry is the goal. Learning is
constructed and not absolute.
--Carol Inugai Dixon in di...
What does MOOC
mean?
Typical MOOC dropout

Image CC Steve Jurvetson
How can we define
MOOCs?
How large is Massive?
In what senses are
MOOCs open?
Image CC Flickr user
jacki-dee
What do we really
mean by Online?
Image cc-by Krzysztof Poltorak
What makes up a
“Course”?
Image CC OLDS MOOC JISC http://www.olds.ac.uk/
Course- verb
1 [ intrans. ] (of liquid) move without
obstruction; flow : tears were coursing down her cheeks
| figurative ex...
Where did MOOCs
come from?
And, why now?
Plato
Great Lectures
Open University
Open Courseware & OER
For profit online
universities
iTunes U
Khan Academy
No es una crisis, es una estafa!

Barcelona, March 2013

It’s not a crisis, it’s a scam!
What is a cMOOC?
Only connect

Image CC Steve Jurvetson

Image Twitter Conversations Visualized Martin Hawksey http://octel.alt.ac.uk/cours...
What is an xMOOC?
What are some of the
problems with
MOOCs?
What about cMOOCs
rooted in connectivism?
Connectivism also addresses the challenges that
many corporations face in knowledge
management activities. Knowledge that ...
What problems do
both c and
xMOOCs share?
What about xMOOCs
in particular?
What about
assessment?
From What are the BIG QUESTIONS
in TEL?
Diana Laurillard London Knowledge
Lab Institute of Education http://
octel.alt.ac....
But really, who cares
about assessment?
Who are MOOCs
good for?
Who are MOOCs
bad for?
Won’t MOOCs reduce
the cost of higher
education?
What about
psMOOCs?
“You may not take any Online Course
offered by Coursera or use any Statement
of Accomplishment as part of any tuitionbased...
So, what can we say
about MOOCs?
Where are the
success stories?
OLDS MOOC JISC
What do these have in
common?
What should you do if
(when) your institution
asks you to run a
MOOC?
What if you want to
organize a MOOC?
Martin Hawksey @mhawksey
http://mashe.hawksey.info/
(M)OOC in a Box: Turning WordPress
into an Open Course Reader #ocTEL
#...
What developments
should we look for?
Should you try it?
Where can I
find out more?
mooc.ca
Mooc.ca is provided by Stephen Downes and George Siemens as a place to host
MOOC news and information.

moocnewsan...
How can we continue
this discussion?
Annotated Reading List:
Visit the Diigo group at <https://groups.diigo.com/group/iafor-actc-mooc>
Diigo Bookmarklets and a...
Thank you
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in the Classroom 28 April 2013
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Tokyo Medical and Dental Univers...
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  1. 1. Putting MOOCs in Context for Educators IAFOR Asian Conference on Technology in the Classroom 28 April 2013 Ted O’Neill Tokyo Medical and Dental University <http://eltted.com/presentations/in-2013/iafor-actc-2013> @gotanda This work by Ted O’Neill @gotanda is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License
  2. 2. Learning is messy. --Super Marjo Inquiry is the goal. Learning is constructed and not absolute. --Carol Inugai Dixon in discussion with Madoka Kawano about IB. Independent inquiry “wherever [learners] feel comfortable” --Issa Danjung Ying about peer teaching model.
  3. 3. What does MOOC mean?
  4. 4. Typical MOOC dropout Image CC Steve Jurvetson
  5. 5. How can we define MOOCs?
  6. 6. How large is Massive?
  7. 7. In what senses are MOOCs open?
  8. 8. Image CC Flickr user jacki-dee
  9. 9. What do we really mean by Online?
  10. 10. Image cc-by Krzysztof Poltorak
  11. 11. What makes up a “Course”?
  12. 12. Image CC OLDS MOOC JISC http://www.olds.ac.uk/
  13. 13. Course- verb 1 [ intrans. ] (of liquid) move without obstruction; flow : tears were coursing down her cheeks | figurative exultation coursed through him. 2 [ trans. ] pursue (game, esp. hares) with greyhounds using sight rather than scent : many of the hares coursed escaped unharmed | [ intrans. ] she would course for hares with her greyhounds.
  14. 14. Where did MOOCs come from? And, why now?
  15. 15. Plato Great Lectures Open University Open Courseware & OER For profit online universities iTunes U Khan Academy
  16. 16. No es una crisis, es una estafa! Barcelona, March 2013 It’s not a crisis, it’s a scam!
  17. 17. What is a cMOOC?
  18. 18. Only connect Image CC Steve Jurvetson Image Twitter Conversations Visualized Martin Hawksey http://octel.alt.ac.uk/course-discussions/twitter-conversation-visualised/
  19. 19. What is an xMOOC?
  20. 20. What are some of the problems with MOOCs?
  21. 21. What about cMOOCs rooted in connectivism?
  22. 22. Connectivism also addresses the challenges that many corporations face in knowledge management activities. Knowledge that resides in a database needs to be connected with the right people in the right context in order to be classified as learning. Behaviorism, cognitivism, and constructivism do not attempt to address the challenges of organizational knowledge and transference. Connectivism: A Learning Theory for the Digital Age December 12, 2004 George Siemens http://eltted.com/2013/02/11/siemens-connectivism-and-faith-in-management/
  23. 23. What problems do both c and xMOOCs share?
  24. 24. What about xMOOCs in particular?
  25. 25. What about assessment?
  26. 26. From What are the BIG QUESTIONS in TEL? Diana Laurillard London Knowledge Lab Institute of Education http:// octel.alt.ac.uk/course-materials/
  27. 27. But really, who cares about assessment?
  28. 28. Who are MOOCs good for?
  29. 29. Who are MOOCs bad for?
  30. 30. Won’t MOOCs reduce the cost of higher education?
  31. 31. What about psMOOCs?
  32. 32. “You may not take any Online Course offered by Coursera or use any Statement of Accomplishment as part of any tuitionbased or for-credit certification or program for any college, university, or other academic institution without the express written permission from Coursera” --Coursera Terms of Use
  33. 33. So, what can we say about MOOCs?
  34. 34. Where are the success stories?
  35. 35. OLDS MOOC JISC
  36. 36. What do these have in common?
  37. 37. What should you do if (when) your institution asks you to run a MOOC?
  38. 38. What if you want to organize a MOOC?
  39. 39. Martin Hawksey @mhawksey http://mashe.hawksey.info/ (M)OOC in a Box: Turning WordPress into an Open Course Reader #ocTEL #ocTEL– proudly powered by …
  40. 40. What developments should we look for?
  41. 41. Should you try it?
  42. 42. Where can I find out more?
  43. 43. mooc.ca Mooc.ca is provided by Stephen Downes and George Siemens as a place to host MOOC news and information. moocnewsandreviews.com ... an online publication devoted to thoughtful critique of individual MOOC courses and to discussion of the evolving MOOC landscape...independent and usercentric ... and tell readers, “What will I experience in this course and how will it impact my life?” openculture.com/free_certificate_courses 300 MOOCs offered by leading universities with certificates or completion statements connectivistmoocs.org Sit down with a friend or colleague and seek. Then, go explore together. ... just search Sit down with a friend or colleague and seek. Then, go explore together.
  44. 44. How can we continue this discussion?
  45. 45. Annotated Reading List: Visit the Diigo group at <https://groups.diigo.com/group/iafor-actc-mooc> Diigo Bookmarklets and apps for full access at <https://www.diigo.com/tools> Jump in ALT-ocTEL MOOC <http://octel.alt.ac.uk/>
  46. 46. Thank you IAFOR Asian Conference on Technology in the Classroom 28 April 2013 Ted O’Neill Tokyo Medical and Dental University <http://eltted.com/presentations/in-2013/iafor-actc-2013> @gotanda This work by Ted O’Neill @gotanda is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License
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