My name is Juliana Marques and I just completed my Master in New Media and Digital Culture at the University of Amsterdam. I have concluded my thesis: ‘Effects of new media technologies in high education: An analysis of pedagogies and learning experiences in MOOCs’, but I’m still doing research on MOOCs.
MOOCs are new and they are spreading fast. But what is it like to learn in a MOOC? How do teachers build them? Are they effective? If you are also asking yourself these questions, you are not alone.
This is why I will use this blog to help me to get feedback for my research. I’m writing about my experiences as MOOC student and will also include some researches. I decided to create this blog after enrolling in the first MOOC offered by the University of Amsterdam – ‘Introduction to Communication Science’. The course had 8 weeks and started on February 20. Another version will be live in January 2014 when the course will debut on Coursera. In addition, I post news and opinions about the topic, so always feel free to contribute as well!
Would you like to know more about MOOCs or share your own experiences? Let’s keep in touch!
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