Scaffolding Learners in MOOCs
We've had our first reported casualty in #oldsmooc this weekend :-) I have copied and pasted the discussion board posting from our Google Group, without identifying the author, but I do think that it's important to think, and talk, about this/Here is the posting (commentary follows):Dear AllI sincerely hope that you all find what you need. I don't think that this is the right choice for me -
It's not about the lecturer, stupid!
Sun, Jan 6 2013 19:00 | assessment, coursera, instructionalDesign, lectures, MOOC, scaffolding, xMOOC
Up until yesterday I was in the course "Think Again: How to Reason and Argue" on coursera. I decided to drop the course (more on this in a subsequent post), but my decision to drop the course was partly based on my free time to devote to this course, and the assessment factors currently available for math and science (and logic is a Math course for me ;-) ). I was conversing with one of my colleagues