A cycle of online education ecstasy/agony: To MOOC or not to MOOC

Chih Hsiung Tu, Marina McIsaac, Robert Doyle, Hakan Aydin, Ali Ekrem Ozkul

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4 Scopus citations

Abstract

MOOC stands for Massive Open Online Course, which is catching a lot of attention in higher educations. This attention particularly is popularized by mass media on the comments from innovative, disruptive, educational evolution, come the revolution, the campus tsunami, faducation, False promise, to hype, shallow, McDonaldization of global higher education. What do MOOCs mean to higher education? Should we offer MOOCs? What are the critical instructional designs for MOOCs?

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2013 IEEE 63rd Annual Conference International Council for Education Media, ICEM 2013
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
ISBN (Print)9781479932160
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013
Event2013 IEEE 63rd Annual Conference International Council for Education Media, ICEM 2013 - Singapore, Singapore
Duration: Oct 1 2013Oct 4 2013

Publication series

NameProceedings of the 2013 IEEE 63rd Annual Conference International Council for Education Media, ICEM 2013

Other

Other2013 IEEE 63rd Annual Conference International Council for Education Media, ICEM 2013
CountrySingapore
CitySingapore
Period10/1/1310/4/13

Keywords

  • Connectivism
  • Emerging Learning
  • MOOCs
  • Online Learning
  • Open Educational Resources (OERs)
  • Personal Learning Environment (PLE)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education

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    Tu, C. H., McIsaac, M., Doyle, R., Aydin, H., & Ozkul, A. E. (2013). A cycle of online education ecstasy/agony: To MOOC or not to MOOC. In Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE 63rd Annual Conference International Council for Education Media, ICEM 2013 [6820221] (Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE 63rd Annual Conference International Council for Education Media, ICEM 2013). IEEE Computer Society. https://doi.org/10.1109/CICEM.2013.6820221