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Jan-Feb 2013 EVO Week 3 A World of MOOCs


A world of MOOCs to choose from



Blended Teaching of World Languages http://ltmooc.com/

LTMOOC is a collaborative course for language teachers of all levels to discuss and gain a deeper understanding of emerging trends in blended teaching and learning of world languages, including the methodology, best practices, and practical application of the blended and online classroom. The course will facilitate discussion and development of ideas in a connectivist-style MOOC, inviting all course participants to contribute.




Classes Start:

April 15, 2013

Classes End:

May 27, 2013



Past MOOCs



A list of current and future connectivist MOOCs



OLDS MOOC Jan 10-Mar 14, 2013


10 Jan Week 1: Initiate http://www.olds.ac.uk/the-course/week-1
17 Jan Week 2: Inquire http://www.olds.ac.uk/the-course/inquire
24 Jan Week 3: Ideate http://www.olds.ac.uk/the-course/week-3-ideate
31 Jan Week 4
: Connect http://www.olds.ac.uk/the-course/week-4-connect
07 Feb Week 5: Prototype http://www.olds.ac.uk/the-course/week-5-prototype
14 Feb Week 6: Curate http://www.olds.ac.uk/the-course/week-6-curate
21 Feb Week 7: Evaluate http://www.olds.ac.uk/the-course/week-7-evaluate
28 Feb Week 8: Reflect http://www.olds.ac.uk/the-course/week-8-reflect
07 Mar Week 9: Plenary http://www.olds.ac.uk/the-course/week-9-plenary-close


ETMOOC: Jan 13-March 30, 2013


  • Welcome (Jan 13-19): Welcome Event & Orientation to #etmooc
  • Topic 1 (Jan 20-Feb. 2): Connected Learning – Tools, Processes & Pedagogy
  • Topic 2 (Feb 3-16): Digital Storytelling – Multimedia, Remixes & Mashups
  • Topic 3 (Feb 17-Mar 2): Digital Literacy – Information, Memes & Attention
  • Topic 4 (Mar 3-16): The Open Movement – Open Access, OERs & Future of Ed.
  • Topic 5 (Mar 17-30): Digital Citizenship – Identity, Footprint, & Social Activism

The principles guiding ETMOOC are similar to those of MultiMOOC http://etmooc.org/sample-page/ 

To connect with ETMOOC you provide your blog address,

(This is similar to the form you filled out with MultiMOOC http://goodbyegutenberg.pbworks.com/w/page/61341560/participant_form 




E-learning and Digital Cultures

Jeremy Knox, Sian Bayne, Hamish Macleod, Jen Ross, Christine Sinclair


This course will explore how digital cultures and learning cultures connect, and what this means for e-learning theory and practice. Follow this course at #edcmooc.


Fundamentals of Online Education: Planning and Application

Fatimah Wirth


This is an introductory course on the fundamentals of online education. You will learn how to convert your face-to-face class into a robust online course based on theory and practice.


This course became famous as a MOOC too far

Georgia Tech and Coursera Try to Recover From MOOC Stumble

By Steve Kolowich, February 4, 2013

When Fatimah Wirth decided to teach a massive open online course about how to run a virtual classroom successfully, she did not expect it to turn into a case study for the opposite.



How online class about online learning failed miserably

BY Valerie Strauss, February 5



Two Thoughts on the crash of the “Fundamentals of Online Education” MOOC

by Steve Krause, February 4, 2013



Online Class on How To Teach Online Classes Goes Laughably Awry

By Will Oremus, Slate staff writer




By Scott Jaschik, February 4, 2013








MOOCs Provider Directory at




A complete list of Massive Open Online Courses (free online courses) offered by the best universities and entities http://www.mooc-list.com/

In March 2013 listing MOOCs from these "initiatives"

  • edX
  • openHPI
  • Venture Lab
  • UniMOOC - Tec
  • Udacity
  • Saylor.org
  • Coursera
  • Class2Go
  • Canvas.net
  • MRUniversity
  • Other Initiatives
  • OpenLearning
  • 10genEducation



Classroom 2.0 MOOC dbase


Not well maintained in 2013



From http://screencast.com/t/qHvuKVNaj 

and http://talkingvte.blogspot.com/2012/07/talking-vte-episode-34.html

Catch up on latest and future developments in Open Education in this video at: http://epic2020.org/ 



300 MOOCs from great universities




Checked out  http://www.openlearning.com out of NSW?



1. MOOC Fiction, posted by Alan Levine, 1:18, http://youtu.be/ZNS9nRQElPQ
2. UC Irvine's AMC's The Walking Dead MOOC: Official Tease (Zombie MOOC trailer), 1:00, http://youtu.be/XhyeYI6MVtU


The other videos are in here under Short Videos on MOOCs and Open Education: 



Further notes


Possibly the most comprehensive compendium of knowledge on the topic is Stephen Downes’s definitive archive of 587 postings on MOOCs from Aug 4 2008 to June 20, 2013 at http://www.downes.ca/mooc_posts.htm. He has also shared his 600 page ebook on the topic:

Downes, S. (2012). Connectivism and Connective Knowledge: Essays on meaning and learning networks. Stephen's Web: My eBook. Available http://www.downes.ca/files/Connective_Knowledge-19May2012.pdf


I curate on MOOCs here: http://www.scoop.it/t/edumooc

My last blog post on MOOCs specifically is here: http://advanceducation.blogspot.ae/2012/11/when-is-mooc-not-mooc-what-mooc-means.html

I've also drafted a book chapter entitled How connectivist learning reaches students through teacher professional development in which MOOCs figure quite heavily:



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