Students’ Experiences & Observations

A website encouraging students to rate MOOCs

A blog post written by a student in Kevin Werbach’s ‘Gamification’ class, describing how he participated in a local study group

Numbers of faculty have signed up for and written about MOOCs. Here are a couple of examples:

Edward O’Neill, an instructional designer at USC, offers a detailed examination of a single lecture in a Coursera class

Here is one of a series of blog posts by Jonathan Rees, an historian enrolled in Princeton’s ‘World History’ Coursera class, in which the instructor responds to some of the criticisms

Laura Gibbs, herself an online instructor, blogged her experiences in Coursera’s ‘Science Fiction and Fantasy’ class