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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

When a computer or a user is directly connected into a network and is capable of interacting with it, for example by querying the contents of a database.

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The Shifting Horizons of Autism Online

Joyce Davidson and Michael Orsini.

in Worlds of Autism

November 2013; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 7054 words.

Joyce Davidson and Michael Orsini This chapter investigates the perceived importance of the Internet for individuals on the autism spectrum. Drawing on a study of autistic...

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Epistemologies of Doing: Engaging Online Learning through Feminist Pedagogy

Radhika Gajjala, Erika M. Behrmann, Anca Birzescu, Andrew Corbett and Kayleigh Frances Bondor.

in MOOCs and Their Afterlives

August 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 10920 words.

In the context of what Elizabeth Losh refers to as the “MOOC moment” and after, the co-authored discussion in this chapter pushes towards a rethinking of the disembodied learning and...

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Opening Education, Linking to Communities: The #InQ13 Collective’s Participatory Open Online Course (POOC) in East Harlem

Jessie Daniels, Polly Thistlethwaite and Shawn(ta) Smith-Cruz.

in MOOCs and Their Afterlives

August 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 5456 words.

Drawing on experiences with the JustPublics@365 participatory open online course, or POOC, this chapter discusses the politics and possibilities of open access pedagogy and the broader...

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Beyond Hype, Hyperbole, Myths, and Paradoxes: Scaling Up Participatory Learning and Assessment in a Big Open Online Course

Daniel T. Hickey and Suraj L. Uttamchandani.

in MOOCs and Their Afterlives

August 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 8910 words.

This chapter describes an effort to scale up interactive “participatory” learning. It started with design principles that emerged in prior refinements of two conventional online courses....

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The Open Letter to Michael Sandel and Some Thoughts about Outsourced Online Teaching

The San José State Philosophy Department.

in MOOCs and Their Afterlives

August 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 6497 words.

In this chapter, we argue that MOOCs and flipped courses are educationally deficient in a number of ways. We also describe how we use technology when we think it will help our students and...

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Introduction

Elizabeth Losh.

in MOOCs and Their Afterlives

August 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 3626 words.

MOOCs – massive open online courses – have been greeted with emotional extremes that range from euphoric enthusiasm to catastrophic pessimism. In contrast, this collection situates the...

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Technological Applications of Curriculum-Based Measurement in Elementary Settings

Erica Lembke, Kristen L. McMaster and Pamela M. Stecker.

in A Measure of Success

September 2012; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 3779 words.

This chapter traces the technological evolution of Curriculum-Based Measurement (CBM) from early development of software programs designed to enhance teachers’ decision making for...

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MOOCs, Second Life, and the White Man’s Burden

Siva Vaidhyanathan.

in MOOCs and Their Afterlives

August 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 5453 words.

MOOCs have opened up an era of unfounded hyperbole in higher education. Instead of carefully experimenting with and testing the results of Massive Open Online Courses, political and...

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Toward Peerogy

Howard Rheingold.

in MOOCs and Their Afterlives

August 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 1865 words.

This essay describes progressive iterations of courses about digital media that have used peer-to-peer learning models and explains why best practices often require resisting the temptation...

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Haven’t You Ever Heard of Tumblr? FemTechNet’s Distributed Open Collaborative Course (DOCC), Pedagogical Publics, and Classroom Incivility

Jasmine Rault and T. L. Cowan.

in MOOCs and Their Afterlives

August 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 5737 words.

This chapter discusses feminist pedagogical publics in the context of social media platforms including Tumblr, Twitter and Facebook. While the existing formulation of “public pedagogies”...

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MOOCs and Their Afterlives

Edited by Elizabeth Losh.

August 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 338 pages.

Many of the essays in MOOCs and Their Afterlives argue that what may have been most significant about the advent of massive open online courses produced by companies like Coursera and edX...

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Han Chinese Reactions to Preferential Minority Education in the PRC

James Leibold.

in Minority Education in China

December 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 7844 words.

In the PRC, where the majority population exceeds 90 percent, cultural pluralism will remain an uphill struggle without sufficient buy-in from the Han Chinese. In his chapter, James Leibold...

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The Prospects and Regrets of an EdTech Gold Rush

Alex Reid.

in MOOCs and Their Afterlives

August 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 6129 words.

Expectations about the role that MOOCs might play in higher education remain intertwined with conventional understandings of how learning happens and might be measured. Another approach to...

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The Learning Cliff: Peer Learning in a Time of Rapid Change

Jonathan Worth.

in MOOCs and Their Afterlives

August 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 9335 words.

This chapter describes an aggressively steep learning curve for a new teacher seeking to understand both what to teach (of a subject which itself is going through a process of digital...

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Can MOOCs and SPOCs Help Scale Residential Education While Maintaining High Quality?

Armando Fox.

in MOOCs and Their Afterlives

August 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 5519 words.

While early discussions around the pros and cons of MOOCs have been spirited, often overlooked in such discussions are how MOOCs can enhance rather than replace classroom teaching. ...

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Reimagining Learning in CLMOOC

Mia Zamora.

in MOOCs and Their Afterlives

August 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 6871 words.

With the new affordances of networked learning in an open environment, how can we reimagine what learning is in the 21st century? How might the HigherEd phenomenon of MOOCs affect learning...

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Preparing Pre-Service Teachers for Rural Schools

Amy Price Azano, Jayne Downey and Devon Brenner.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online May 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy; Education. 10702 words.

Preparing pre-service teachers for rural schools has been a challenge in the field of education for more than a century, and issues specific to the rural teacher workforce remain a...

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