Built Beyond the Walls: Bringing MOOC Strategies into the Composition Classroom
This presentation explores the pedagogical issues raised by MOOCs and shows how strategies of collaboration, assessment, and reflection used in massive online courses can support teaching and learning within the traditional composition classroom.
In a cMOOC, students reﬂect on their learning based on diverse experiences. Reﬂection aids retention and metacognition. Have students state what they learned—does it match your objectives?Wednesday, 20 February, 2013
In a cMOOC, teachers trust students to solve problems and learn what’s relevant to them. Increased student responsibility leads to more meaningful learning.Wednesday, 20 February, 2013
In the classroom ✤ Students can ✤ Teachers can ✤ Collaborate ✤ Build teams ✤ Assess ✤ Set goals ✤ Reﬂect ✤ Encourage ✤ Connect ✤ TrustWednesday, 20 February, 2013
Thank you. Chris Friend (@chris_friend) University of Central FloridaWednesday, 20 February, 2013
Gratitude: Visuals Credits ✤ Color palette (accolade) by annwyn on colourlovers.com ✤ User icon from damyon on the Open Clip Art Library ✤ Crumbled building (Crowned Jewel) by country_boy_shane on Flickr ✤ Power lines (Gradient Grid) by ViaMoi on Flickr ✤ Cuneiform from listentoreason on Flickr ✤ Thinking woman by sean dreilinger on ✤ Wood type from Nick Sherman on Flickr Flickr ✤ Fountain pen from churl on Flickr ✤ Choosing pumpkin by Kalexanderson on ✤ Typewriter from etharooni on Flickr Flickr ✤ Cloud icon from Olof Brickarp ✤ Talking hydrant by ohhector on Flickr ✤ Map of the Internet from jurvetson on ✤ Jenga by jose.jhg on Flickr Flickr ✤ Classroom by Photomatt28 on Flickr ✤ Freight containers by Lightmash on FlickrWednesday, 20 February, 2013