Open education
Open education

Start this free course now. Just create an account and sign in. Enrol and complete the course for a free statement of participation or digital badge if available.

Free course

Open education

4.6 Week 4 References

Bates, A. (2012) ‘Daniel’s Comprehensive Review of MOOC Developments’, Online Learning and Distance Education Resources, 1 October [online], http://www.tonybates.ca/ 2012/ 10/ 01/ daniels-comprehensive-review-of-mooc-developments/ [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] (accessed 23 May 2017).

Daniel, J. (2012) ‘Making sense of MOOCs: musings in a maze of myth, paradox and possibility’, Journal of Interactive Media in Education, no. 18 [online]. Available at http://jime.open.ac.uk/ jime/ article/ view/ 2012-18 (accessed 23 May 2017).

Downes, S. and Siemens, G. (2008) ‘2008: CCK08 The first Massive Open Online Coure (MOOC)’, The MOOC Guide [online]. Available at https://sites.google.com/ site/ themoocguide/ 3-cck08---the-distributed-course (accessed 12 September 2017).

Downes, S. (undated) The MOOC Guide [online], https://sites.google.com/ site/ themoocguide/ home (accessed 23 May 2017).

Kop, R. (2011) ‘The challenges to connectivist learning on open online networks: learning experiences during a massive open online course’, International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, vol. 12, no. 3 [online], http://www.irrodl.org/ index.php/ irrodl/ article/ view/ 882 (accessed 23 May 2017).

McAuley, A., Stewart, B., Siemens, G. and Cormier, D. (2010) The MOOC Model for Digital Practice, Charlottetown, University of Prince Edward Island, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council’s Knowledge synthesis grants on the Digital Economy. Also available online at http://davecormier.com/ edblog/ wp-content/ uploads/ MOOC_Final.pdf (accessed 23 May 2017).

Rosen, R. (2012) ‘Overblown-Claims-of-Failure Watch: How Not to Gauge the Success of Online Courses’, The Atlantic, 22 July [online], http://www.theatlantic.com/ technology/ archive/ 2012/ 07/ overblown-claims-of-failure-watch-how-not-to-gauge-the-success-of-online-courses/ 260159/ (accessed 23 May 2017).

Weller, M. (2012a) ‘Amnesimooc’, The Ed Techie, 25 June [online], http://nogoodreason.typepad.co.uk/ no_good_reason/ 2012/ 06/ amnesimooc.html (accessed 23 May 2017).

Weller, M. (2012b) ‘MOOCs Inc’, The Ed Techie, 28 May [online], http://nogoodreason.typepad.co.uk/ no_good_reason/ 2012/ 05/ moocs-inc.html (accessed 23 May 2017).

Wikipedia (2016) Personal learning networks [online], 12 June 2016, http://en.wikipedia.org/ wiki/ Personal_learning_network (accessed 31 May 2017).

H817_1

Take your learning further

Making the decision to study can be a big step, which is why you'll want a trusted University. The Open University has 50 years’ experience delivering flexible learning and 170,000 students are studying with us right now. Take a look at all Open University courses.

If you are new to University-level study, we offer two introductory routes to our qualifications. You could either choose to start with an Access module, or a module which allows you to count your previous learning towards an Open University qualification. Read our guide on Where to take your learning next for more information.

Not ready for formal University study? Then browse over 1000 free courses on OpenLearn and sign up to our newsletter to hear about new free courses as they are released.

Every year, thousands of students decide to study with The Open University. With over 120 qualifications, we’ve got the right course for you.

Request an Open University prospectus371