By Pat Bowden, published September 19, 2017.
Are you thinking about taking a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) but are worried it might be too hard or take up too much time? You’re not alone. Many people spend too much time thinking about things rather than simply jumping in and giving them a go. Continue reading
By Pat Bowden, published September 12, 2017.
“Mindshift” is a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) that was launched in April 2017 and is now on several Top MOOC lists. I am proud to have a small role in this MOOC. Continue reading
By Pat Bowden, published July 11, 2017.
From time to time, I will be reviewing courses. This review is for “Writing for Young Readers: Opening the Treasure Chest” available through Coursera.
By Pat Bowden, published June 13, 2017.
If you are trying to improve your career prospects you may need to spend every possible minute working on your online study. You may miss out on other life experiences because you are so busy with your work as well as your study.
By Pat Bowden, published May 24, 2017.
According to Class Central, MOOCs first became available in 2011. Their popularity has grown so rapidly that by the end of 2016, nearly 7000 free and low cost MOOCs were listed and more are appearing each month.
By Pat Bowden, published May 16, 2017.
A MOOC is a Massive Open Online Course
Massive because enrolments are unlimited and can run into the hundreds of thousands;
Open because they are open to anyone who has access to the internet on a computer or mobile device;
Online because they are delivered via the internet, and
Course because they are of a finite length with learning materials and assessment items prepared before release of the course.
By Pat Bowden, published May 10, 2017.
Okay, so you’ve chosen an online course. Now you need to find or make the time to do the course or MOOC.