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Title MOOCs and the Participatory Challenge From Revolution to Reality / edited by Divina Frau-Meigs, Sara Osuna-Acedo, Carmen Marta-Lazo
Edition 1st ed. 2021
Published Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2021
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Description XII, 159 p. 25 illus., 24 illus. in color. online resource
Contents INTRODUCTION. MOOCs: learning from disruption -- Section 1. Fundamentals revisited -- MOOCs as creative industries and vectors of transliteracy -- Communication and Dissemination Strategies for MOOCs -- Digital platforms, participation and learning environments within MOOCs -- Section 2. Strengths and weaknesses of participatory social MOOCs -- Relational Factor and inter-methodology in the ECO Project -- Interculturality and agility -- Gamification and MOOCs -- Cyberactivism and MOOCs -- Circular Economy and MOOCs -- Section 3. Sensible practices: community-building and transfer of experiences -- sMOOC: Comunicación y aprendizaje móvil social y R-elacional -- MOOC Knowlegde transfer From Practice communities -- Dialogue as Evaluation between peers methodology in MOOCs
Summary This book reports on a rather unique European experience, the pioneering ECO project for Social MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) and recapitulates the whole three-year process. It provides a critical perspective on the future of MOOCs in Europe and provides several comparisons with other existing models and platforms. The book contains chapters that address the major issues connected to MOOC design and implementation. The first 8 chapters cover large issues that extend beyond the ECO project experience, such as creative industries and trans-literacy; management and implementation; learning environments and platforms; dissemination; pedagogical models; interactivity and agility; gamification; evaluation; and business models. The last 3 chapters hone in on narrowly focused topics such as mobility, knowledge transfer and peer to peer evaluation. The specificities of this on-going project (funded by the EU) are: a unique collaborative pedagogy, an intercultural process (6 languages), and focus on intercreativity, the multiplying impact of e-teachers (the community of participants that was empowered to create more than 50 new MOOCs), accessibility and gamification. The book will be of interest due to its holistic approach to MOOCs and its assessment of their opportunities and their limitations. Many issues are explored and contribute to deeper understanding of the phenomenon and its transformative capacities for education and learning
In Springer Nature eBook
Subject Education.
Educational technology.
Education, Higher.
Education and state.
Form Electronic book
Author Frau-Meigs, Divina. editor.
Osuna-Acedo, Sara. editor.
Marta-Lazo, Carmen. editor.
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ISBN 9783030673147