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Academia and the MOOC

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This course explores the impact of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) on academia, focusing on their benefits and challenges. Students will learn about the history of MOOCs, their role in higher education, and the potential future developments in this field. The course covers topics such as online learning platforms, digital pedagogy, and the democratization of education. By the end of the course, students will have a deeper understanding of the MOOC landscape and its implications for traditional educational institutions. The teaching method includes lectures, readings, discussions, and possibly hands-on activities. This course is designed for educators, administrators, policymakers, and anyone interested in the intersection of technology and education.

Taught by

Kenneth Ronkowitz


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