Emails are flying between our team members today about MOOCs, so I thought I’d provide a little background as well as share what my colleagues have sent out.
Here’s an overview that explains the theoretical and instructional design underpinnings: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Massive_open_online_course.
Links to current articles:
The MOOC Guide provides a history and description and gives those who have participated in MOOCs an opportunity to contribute to the book – connectivism at its best: https://sites.google.com/site/themoocguide/.
Enjoy and get connected.