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ERIC Number: EJ1024784
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 32
ISSN: ISSN-0158-7919
MOOC Postscript
Baggaley, Jon
Distance Education, v35 n1 p126-132 2014
This is a postscript to an article about the evolution of the massive open online course (MOOC). In the brief space of time between the previous article's completion and publication, attitudes to the MOOC appear to be changing rapidly. The current follow-up discusses the rejection of key MOOC principles by Harvard University and its replacement by small private online courses, not obviously different from the online education offered by distance education institutions since the mid-90s. The article also presents evidence suggesting that the previous widespread acceptance of MOOCs has been more myth than reality.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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