Presented by ida maseko
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Transcripts - Presented by ida maseko
Uses the internet to connect with others on a global
No charge for students.
Learning together in digital modes.
A MOOC covers a single topic.
cMOOCs & xMOOCs
• C-MOOC stands for
• "X" in X-MOOC doesn't
stand for anything
2004: George Siemens & Stephen Downes develop theory of
Connectivism, “the thesis that knowledge is distributed across a
network of connections, and therefore that learning consists of the
ability to construct and traverse those networks
(Downes, 2012, p.9).
2008: First MOOC presented at the University of Manitoba with 2
2010: Dave Cormier videos about MOOCs added to youtube
- Havard’s first MOOC has 370 00 registered students
- Coursera launches from Stanford; offers first xMOOCs
- New York Times calls 2012 “The year of the MOOC”
2013: cMOOCs and xMOOCs too numerous to count accurately.
I want to be an educator and the
best there is.
I will be teaching English and
I love reading.