Tag Archives: Massive open online course

How I made a MOOC

Well, to be fair, it’s not yet a full course, rather a course proposal. Whether it will have the chance to become a real MOOC is unclear yet and depends on your support. But about that later. Taking the #edcmooc dragged me into this whole massive open online course business and I continued with taking MOOCs […]

Wrapping up #edcmooc

As I’ve learned today the Internet likes lists (probably unsurprising in our world of decreasing attention spans). So here comes my list of top three conclusions and impressions of the 5 week long E-learning and Digital Cultures MOOC. 1. It’s not the content but the experience In my little study of the blogs in this news feed […]

The Borders of E-learning

Welcome to the second installment in my mini-series on the 2nd week’s material of E-learning and Digital Cultures! In my previous post I outlined my opinion on the pitfalls of using technology for technology’s sake and the dangers of focusing on the form instead of the content. The topic of this post will be the capabilities and limits of […]

How to survive a MOOC in 5 easy steps

We’re only into week one of the “E-learning and Digital Cultures” course but I’ve already seen quite a few posts and blog comments from people who feel a little lost and overwhelmed by the constant stream of communication. Here’s my tips for keeping sanity in the information landslide! Prioritize. With numerous platforms (Coursera, Facebook, Google+, […]

Learning online?

I few weeks ago I signed up for my first MOOC (Massive Online Open Course) on the Coursera webpage: E-learning and Digital Cultures. And it is massive indeed – I will have a little over 40 000 classmates! Quite a lot for five instructors to handle, don’t you think? The idea of MOOCs has really […]