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[Xmca-l] Re: [commfac] Re: FW: femtechnet: DOCC 2013: top listed story on Inside Higher Ed
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- Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2013 16:44:35 -0700
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It is unthinkable from the perspective of any world view that values
XMCA values diversity.
Ergo....... or is that er.... go??
On Mon, Aug 19, 2013 at 4:33 PM, Martin John Packer <firstname.lastname@example.org
> I especially like the concluding paragraphs:
> Among the forms of MOOC hype that Balsamo said she hoped the DOCC would
> combat is the idea that massive online courses allow some "best" professor
> to interact with students everywhere, so that all can learn from the
> superstar. It's not that there aren't very talented professors out there,
> she said, but the superstar emphasis is wrong ("Is there really a 'best'?"
> she asks) and doesn't encourage group learning.
> Said Balsamo: "The idea of the one best talking head, the best expert in
> the world, that couldn't be more patriarchal. That displays a hubris that
> is unthinkable from a feminist perspective."
> Read more:
> Inside Higher Ed
> On Aug 19, 2013, at 6:24 PM, mike cole <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Dear Xmcaers-
> > The following link to femnet mooc seems to me to offer a very interesting
> > model for members of xmca to think of following. We here at UCSD have
> > thinking along
> > such lines, but this is a developed model that might actually provide
> > kind of
> > strategic guide to action. I can imagine any number of stimulating such
> > efforts various
> > congeries of xmca could cook up.
> > mike
> > Forwarded from Lisa Cartwright at ucsd.
> >> Hi everyone, the DOCC 2013 MOOC alternative course discussed today today
> >> in Inside Higher Ed had one of its pilots taught in our department last
> >> spring by Liz Losh and me with Monika Sengul Jones, Cristina Visperas,
> >> Lousie Hickman, Erika Cheng, Yelena Guzman and others leading the
> effort to
> >> produce innovative course design and materials and hosting a conference
> >> dedicated to it--big shout-out to these graduate students for making
> >> launch happen. We are one of the 17 colleges offering the class to
> >> undergrads in this coming year. I thought some of you you might enjoy
> >> reading this alternative effort given the pervasive of MOOC discussions
> >> right now. Best to everyone, Lisa
> >> I suggest you take a look.
> > mike
> >> ------------------------------
> >> http://www.insidehighered.com/
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