I have argued the futility of continuing to call the connectivist-style online courses by the term MOOC.

[caption id="attachment_60605" align="alignleft" width="150"]mooc-rolin-moe Rolin Moe, doctoral candidate at Pepperdine University[/caption]

In popular culture MOOC means Udacity, Coursera, or EdX, and Andrew Ng’s keynote on Wednesday showed the tone-deafness of the dominant paradigm.

At #OpenEd13, debate continued among the group of experts (and this conference was full of experts) regarding how we properly define a MOOC, akin to the debate at Educause where Mathieu Plourde argued that every term in the...

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