Online Learning Update

January 14, 2019

The Future of MOOCs Must Be Decolonized

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:02 am

By Taskeen Adam, EdSurge

MOOCs, if designed inclusively, have the potential and ability to create reciprocal channels between truly diverse global participants, where a plurality of voices can be heard and true diversity of global knowledge can be achieved. This would require taking into account the context of the marginalized virtual participant such as financial difficulties, geographic limitations, educational and emotional support, resources and infrastructure constraints, data costs and connectivity access, time and opportunity costs, levels of education, and aspirations, amongst many other factors.

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