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Welcome to the Certification Course in Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) Design!

Module 3: MOOC Implementation and the fundamentals of actually running a MOOC from the day it opens to the day it closes, including methods of engagement, of ensuring retention, of tracking student progress, of identifying and addressing trouble areas, etc.

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Why I’m a Bad Student by Isaac Sweeney

Why We Fear MOOCs by Mary Manjikian

AAUP Sees MOOCs as Spawning New Threats to Professors' Intellectual Property by Peter Schmidt

New Research Effort Aims to Examine Effectiveness of MOOCs by Sara Grossman

"New MOOC Provider Says It Fosters Peer Interaction" by Jake New

"My Modern Experience Teaching a MOOC" by Michael S. Roth

"Sweating the Details of a MOOC in Progress" by Karen Head

"MOOC Professors Claim No Responsibility for How Courses Are Used"

"Faculty Backlash Grows Against Online Partnerships" by Steve Kolowich

"Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad MOOC?" by Andrew Valls

"Why Professors at San Jose State Won't Use a Harvard Professor's MOOC" by Steve Kolowich

"As MOOC Debate Simmers at San Jose State, American U. Calls a Halt" by Steve Kolowich cid=wc&utm_source=wc&utm_medium=en    

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Last Updated June 23, 2013.  © Catholic Distance Learning Network.