What is a MOOC?

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have received a burst of recent activity and are often perceived as a brand new educational concept, despite MOOCs being present since at least 2008. Furthermore, the courses especially those of xMOOC structure build on traditional pedagogical theory and Higher Education practice. The core reading provides an introduction to these courses as a foundation for the Post-MOOCan course.

Core reading:

Recommended readings:

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Once you feel you have a sufficient understanding of MOOCs and their varying design and history, please proceed to the next section of the course, which will introduce you to the concept of post-humanism.


TWO: What is post-humanism?