Contact - Volume 7, Issue 5
January 2011 - Open Courses
You have probably heard of them, free online courses open to anyone who wants to take them. Some courses have had more than 2,000 students participating. What is it about open courses that makes them the latest phenomenon in online learning? Why are so many flocking to learn without credit?
For upcoming workshops on teaching and learning, check out Concierge.
- The dynamics of the massive open online course
Play it / hear it - MP3 - 18 minutes
Improving Quality and Efficiency in Teaching Through the Open Learning Initiative
by Jon Mott and David Wiley
'Connectivism' and Connective Knowledge
Open Access at Concordia
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