|Welcome to the wiki for the MOOC Community of Practice. This wiki is intended to be a space to share resources, ideas and experiences about developing open, online courses at UBC.|
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Welcome to the MOOC resource portal. This wiki is intended to be a platform to share resources, ideas and experiences about developing open, online courses at UBC. It is intended to be a complimentary space to the MOOC'ing About Community of Practice. Here you will find pages containing an overview and informal bibliography on a diverse range of MOOC topics, strategies, issues and tools. These resources are intended for anyone interested in MOOCs. Everyone is encouraged to add or edit pages.
What is a MOOC?
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) represent an an emerging delivery model predicated on providing free and open access to courses to large numbers of students. The articles listed on the overview section are a good place to get started on understanding the history and current development of MOOCs.
What is a Community of Practice?
Communities of practice are groups whose members "share a passion for something they know how to do and who interact regularly to learn how to do it better" (Wenger, 2006). A CTLT community of practice allows people to share knowledge, expertise, scholarship, ideas, and suggestions, both face-to-face and electronically.
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