cMOOCs and xMOOCs – key differences

Jenny Mackness, Oct 22, 2013
Commentary by Stephen Downes

Nice post by Jenny Mackness outlining major differences between cMOOCs and xMOOCx. What's good about this post si that it is based on successful experience learning in both forms of MOOC. "cMOOCs promote diversity, the kind of diversity that comes with a mesh network. xMOOCs encourage a huge diversity of participants, but in cMOOC terms diversity is more than broadcasting the same message to thousands of people, i.e. the model of a centralized network. It involves diversity of approach and resources, i.e. participants are involved in determining the approach and creating the resources.È

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