Online Learning Update

August 23, 2011

OCW People’s Choice Award Finalist: “Most Open” Is UIS eduMOOC

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:10 am


Finalist: Massive Open Online Courses

‘Many people can undergo the course at the same time.’ -Rachel Nyingi

This 8-week course supported by the University of Illinois – Springfield has its sights set on online learning in more ways than one. Students here engage in a class that’s a mix of self-driven instruction and video seminars all about the future of scholarship on the Internet, including a focus on OCW. MOOC embraces its Web surroundings, incorporating Google Docs, blogs and Twitter hashtags into its coursework. Every week a panel of experts on each topic delivers a webinar to those enrolled in the course.

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