Sunday, May 27, 2012

Podcast > Tech Therapy > Episode 88: Why Universities Should Experiment With ‘Massive Open Courses’



George Siemens, who leads Athabasca University’s Technology Enhanced Knowledge Research Institute, makes the case for why colleges should experiment with inviting tens of thousands of students to participate in their courses free online. The model poses challenges to traditional education models, but will it work for teaching Chaucer?

Links discussed in this episode: Stanford U. Offers Free Online Course in Artificial Intelligence | U. of Illinois at Springfield Offers New ‘Massive Open Online Course’ | George Siemens’ Connectivism blog

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