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Difference between MOOC and online courses?

…”MOOCs and online courses may share a delivery platform (web based learning), but they differ in fundamental ways. How is a traditional online course different from a MOOC? The critical difference is that a well-designed online course is built around the co-construction of knowledge amongst the students and the instructor. This knowledge construction requires active and personal engagement between students and faculty.  Conversation.  Dialogue. Collaboration.  Give and take.  Back

Advice for online learners (how to be successful)

A list of hints for online learners… http://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/technology_and_learning/your_advice_for_online_learners

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