Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community

Matt Crosslin takes Derek Newton's recent article “Not Even Teacher-Bots Will Save Massive Open Online Courses” behind the woodshed and gives it a good thrashing. This take-down is placed in the context of the wider issue of a certain MOOC-narrative having been (mistakenly) created in the popular press. "You can’t evaluate research about a topic – whether MOOCs or bots or post-humanism or any topic – through a lens that fundamentally misunderstands what the researchers were examining in the first place."

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Stephen Downes Stephen Downes, Casselman, Canada
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Last Updated: Mar 30, 2021 10:05 p.m.