So, what, exactly, is a “MOOC”?

In 2012 and 2013, so far, there has been a lot of talk about massively open online courses, which are commonly known as “MOOCs”. Almost every session that we attended at the 2013 EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) Annual Meeting mentioned MOOCs, and the 2013 Horizon Report predicts that MOOCs will see widespread adoption in higher…

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