Nice explanation of MOOC concepts below by Neal Gillis and Dave Cormier highlights the potential of the MOOC. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eW3gMGqcZQc) [CC-BY-3.0 or CC-BY-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
But after reading just a few posts and getting a sense of the fire hose approach of MOOCdom, I’m reflecting seriously on my choices.
Not really sure what I’m missing, but a Twitter comment I read from Scott Leslie last week resonates. He wrote:
For me it is even more fundamental than another meta-level discussion of educational practice, as Scott notes.
How can page upon page of densely packed text, links, and discussion forums seriously be considered an exemplar learning model? The pain for gain threshold seems too high.
This can’t be the future, can it?