Marylhurst University

Skip to content »

Jesse Stommel Leads MOOC about MOOCs

Dr. Jesse Stommel, head of Marylhurst's BA in English Literature & New Media program, is holding a MOOC about MOOCs — Massive Online Open Courses — and it's drawing a lot of attention in the press.

Hosted by Stommel's online journal Hybrid Pedagogy, MOOC MOOC is "a lively, playful scrutiny and consideration of the Massive Open Online Course." It will be held August 12 through 18, 2012.

What's everyone saying about MOOC MOOC?

"Instructors, universities and curious people are signing up for the course. Together, they'll go through exercises and ask questions. By doing so, the founders hope that everyone will figure out for themselves what massively open online courses are, what they're capable of and whether they'll work for their needs."
-- Higher Education to Investigate Massively Open Online Courses, Convergemag.com, August 9, 2012

"There can be no doubt that this has been the summer of MOOCs: Massive Open Online Courses have seized the attention of faculty, journalists, and, more infamously, administrators. Naturally, the sclerotic, tweedy, Ivory Tower will take no notice of MOOCs until all courses that can move online will have done so, right? Wrong!"
-- Join Next Week's MOOC of MOOCs at Hybrid Pedagogy, ProfHacker, Chronicle of Higher Education, August 7, 2012

And Hybrid Pedagogy's article on the topic was selected as an Editor's Choice by Digital Humanities Now.

Learn more — and join the conversation — at moocmooc.com.

More coverage on MOOC MOOC:

3 Lessons from a Massively Open Online Course
Center for Digital Education, October 11, 2012

Related News

See All News

Marylhurst Recognized as Leader in Sustainability

Clackamas County awarded Marylhurst University the highest possible recognition in its Leaders in Sustainability program, Gold certification, on April 20, 2016.

Marylhurst Makes Sustainability Strides

In celebration of Earth Day 2016, the university published its first official Sustainability Policy, highlighting its commitment to environmental awareness.

Calendar

See All Events

March 29, 2016 – May 13, 2016

The Art Gym: Covers, Adaptions, and the Scarcity of Blue

The Art Gym at Marylhurst University will present Covers, Adaptations, and the Scarcity of Blue, featuring new work from Donald Morgan and Virginia...

READ MORE

May 02, 2016

Solatium Vigil

Michelle Wodtli and her group Solatium will be providing a music prayer vigil in honor of Our Blessed Mother as well as for hope and healing in the...

READ MORE

May 04, 2016

Career Services Workshop: Resume Best Practices

This presentation reviews key best practices for creating successful resumes in today's competitive job search climate. Participants will receive g...

READ MORE

GIVE

Support Marylhurst University. Gifts of all sizes make a difference!

DONATE NOW

© Marylhurst University