Online Learning Update

May 29, 2013

What Professors Can Learn From ‘Hard Core’ MOOC Students

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:01 am

By Jeffrey R. Young, Chronicle of Higher Ed

Nearly 100 students using Coursera, the largest provider of MOOCs, have completed 20 or more courses. And more than 900 students have finished 10 or more courses, according to the company. That means taking several courses at a time, and racing through as many lecture videos and robot-graded assignments as possible to collect certificates that carry no official credit. Colleges and professors teaching MOOCs or thinking about jumping in can learn a few things from these students, who have spent more time in these new virtual classrooms than just about anyone else on the planet.

http://chronicle.com/article/What-Professors-Can-Learn-From/139367/

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