Tales of a MOOC Dropout

Cindy Londeore, Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Oct 19, 2013
Commentary by Stephen Downes
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I like thisd assessment of dropping out of a MOOC: "I’m a dropout and I’m ok with that. MOOCs offered me the opportunity to show up for a class, and only stay as long as I was still learning... Dropping out also allowed me to move on to Model Thinking which was much more accessible. I like that I am not obligated to stay in any particular MOOC. I am free to spend my time on courses that are well suited to my interests and abilities, without penalties for trying something new." Also, I can't say enough good things about the photo by Brett Jordan.

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