Stephen Downes’s recently wrote a post on the great rebranding of MOOCs, arguing “MOOCs were not designed to serve the missions of the elite colleges and universities. They were designed to undermine them, and make those missions obsolete.” It clearly struck a nerve with a lot of people I know, generating a remarkable amount of […]

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Nice to know it’s still there

An unusual flurry of blogging here at Abject (mostly attributable to the revitalizing effects of the Bava Bounce) has prompted some deserved teasing from a few online pals. But the modest investment of time on four posts this week (two of which involved no writing on my part) has certainly reaped an astonishing haul in […]

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