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Stephen Downes

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The MOOC of One

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INTED 2014, International Academy of Technology, Education and Development (IATED), Valencia, Spain, Keynote, Mar 10, 2014.

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In this talk I examine the transition from the idea of the massive open online course - MOOC - to the idea of the personal learning environment. In the process of this discussion I question what it is to become 'one' - whether it be one course graduate, one citizen of the community, or one educated person. I argue that (say) 'being a doctor' isn't about having remembered the right content, not about having done the right things, not even about having the right feelings, nor about having the right mental representations - being one is about growing and developing a certain way.



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