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via Nik Peachey's Scoopit blog: If you listen to the advocates of online learning, MOOCs and Internet-based courses will cure all of our education problems...But this vision of online learning is so ridiculous I’m waiting for Ricardo Montalban to show up in a white suit and welcome these people to Fantasy Island.
Where does one start with MOOC course design if adapting content from a face-to-face class? Create a new syllabus. Do NOT use the same syllabus as used in a face-to-face course. Developing new materials and methods is key to a successful MOOC,