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David Jennings

Let Them Eat MOOCs - Gianpiero Petriglieri - Harvard Business Review - 3 views

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    Even the fabled personalization that digital learning affords is really a form of mass customization. There is no personal relationship. It is a market of knowledge where no one is known and care is limited to the provision of choices.
    Whether its crusaders are venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, academics, or students, the colonizer is a transactional view of education, centered on knowledge as a commodity, which displaces a relational view of education, centered on developing through relationships. This in turn becomes, like all precious resources of colonial territories, no longer a common good but a leisurely privilege.
David Jennings

Managing Learning Technology: How To Build MOOC's that Fail - 0 views

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    "Many MOOC's currently represent a sort of parody of higher education's worst practices, its most spectacular delusions about itself." Some pitfalls to avoid
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