Instructors’ Experiences & Other Faculty Perspectives

Princeton professor Mitchell Duneier on the challenges and rewards of his first Coursera class, ‘Introduction to Sociology’, taught in summer 2012

Stanford mathematician Keith Devlin’s rich blog diary on his experience designing and teaching a Coursera MOOC

A thoughtful consideration of the potential strengths and weaknesses of the Coursera platform and MOOCs written by Edinburgh education faculty in the midst of designing their first course

A critique of the premise of MOOCs as envisioned by EdX and Coursera, written by a veteran faculty member at MIT

The vision of ‘connectivism’ articulated by George Siemens, who, with Stephen Downes, pioneered MOOCs

A more recent Huffington Post piece written by George Siemens