quinta-feira, janeiro 02, 2014

Moocs - artigo para principiantes

Um excelente artigo de Terry Anderson...

MOOCs and Distance Education Institutions

A few months ago I was asked to do a short piece for the Commonwealth of Learning on MOOCs. It is posted on their web site, but I thought I would post it here as well, with some small updates.
Promise and/or Peril:  MOOCs and Open and Distance Education
Terry Anderson
Athabasca University
March 2013

in http://terrya.edublogs.org/2013/06/24/moocs-and-distance-education-institutions/#more-813

The New York Times declared 2012 to be the year of the MOOC (Pappano, 2012) and certainly 2013 is becoming the year to talk about MOOCs! Questions related to the design and inherent pedagogies, registration numbers, persistence rates, revenue models, neo-liberal agenda, fears and aspirations of all of us in postsecondary education have been ignited by this combination of technology and pedagogy. MOOCs are rapidly becoming the type of disruptive technology described by Christensen (1997) as cheaper, smaller, initially less fully featured and attracting a new set of consumers into an existing market.