Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
MOOCs in Developmental Education
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×

Introducing the official SlideShare app

Stunning, full-screen experience for iPhone and Android

Text the download link to your phone

Standard text messaging rates apply

MOOCs in Developmental Education

124
views

Published on

Published in: Education

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
124
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
4
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Using MOOCs for Developmental Education Bill Weber @wlweber Montana State University Billings
  • 2. Problem: Students Are Entering Higher Ed Underprepared
  • 3. Some Issues Related to Dev Ed • • http://www.flickr.com/photos/87911811@N03/8673 636832/ 35% to 40% of entering freshmen are placed into Remedial Courses (Bettinger, Boatman, & Long, 2013). Issues of Cost
  • 4. Solution: Require Minimum Scores For Initial Course Registration
  • 5. Justifications • The less time in Dev Ed —> More likely to complete (Bettinger et al, 2013; Edgecombe, 2011) • “Leakage Points” • Acceleration (Edgecombe, 2011) • “Summer Bridge/Learning Communities” (Bettinger et al, 2013)
  • 6. Multiplication Principle, Myra Snell (Edgecombie, 2011)
  • 7. Action: Enter The Developmental MOOC
  • 8. MOOCs
  • 9. Two Examples From The Bleeding Edge
  • 10. How Can We Put It Together
  • 11. How Can We Put It Together
  • 12. How Can We Put It Together
  • 13. How Can We Put It Together • Other Educational Resources • Instructor Created • Open Educational Resources
  • 14. Drawbacks
  • 15. Completion
  • 16. Other Issues • Lack of Research • • Time, Money, Resources • • Very Early Stages Especially for Writing May not be for all students
  • 17. Ties To This Course • Exposure to College Earlier • Many skills to get through MOOCs align with traditional 100-level lecture courses.
  • 18. Questions?
  • 19. Resources • Bettinger, E., Boatman, A., Long, B. (2013, Spring). “Student Supports: Developmental Education and Other Academic Programs”. The Future of Children. (23:1). pp. 93-115. • Edgecombe, N. (2011, Feb). “Accelerating the Academic Achievement of Students Referred to Developmental Education”. CCR Working Paper No. 30. Community College Research Center: Teachers College, Columbia University. • Epper, R., Goodwin, M., Rowenhorst, T., Tirrell, T. (2013, Nov 14). “Finding Integrating, and Understanding OERs”. 2013 WCET Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. • Kizilcec, R., Piech, C., Schneider, E. (2013). “Deconstructing Disengagement: Analyzing Learner Subpopulations in Massive Open Online Courses”. Third International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge, LAK ’13, Leuven, Belgium. • Mitchell, J. (2013, Nov 5). “MOOCs and Beyond”. Educause Learning Initiative FOCUS Session 2013, Online.