When I was filling in my profile for the PLENK 2010 course, they asked had I taken part in a MOOC before. That's when I wondered: What is a MOOC?
A MOOC is a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). Imagine courses with 1200 or 2500 participants engaging in the materials each week. Not for credit, but to learn. I've signed up for a MOOC: "Personal Learning Environments, Networks and Knowledge" PLENK 2010. I feel like it's going to be more of an "event" than a course.
In the article "Through the Open Door: Open Courses as Research, Learning, and Engagement", the authors describe these types of