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July 23, 2018

Can We Design Online Learning Platforms That Feel More Intimate Than Massive?

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by Giving Compass

Most of our energy has been focused on designing physical learning spaces, even as more teaching and learning shifts online. Unfortunately, most massive open online course (MOOC) platforms still feel like drafty lecture halls instead of intimate seminar rooms. The majority of online learning environments are no more than video-hosting platforms with quizzes and a discussion forum. These default features force online instructors to use a style of teaching that feels more like shouting to the masses than engaging in meaningful conversations.

https://givingcompass.org/article/can-we-design-online-learning-platforms-that-feel-more-intimate-than-massive/

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