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Topic: Is Higher Education Running AMOOC?
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Norman Wildberger

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Registered: 9/2/05
RE: Is Higher Education Running AMOOC?
Posted: May 20, 2013 11:40 PM
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My blog entitled

MOOCs and TOOCs and the role of problem solving in mathematics education

suggests a more realistic alternative to MOOCs that actually has a chance
of working.

The blog is at njwildberger.wordpress.com

Norman Wildberger

> And there are clearly many opportunities to turn MOOLOs into MOOLA
(Massive Opportunistic Openings to Leverage Assets)
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> From: owner-mathedcc@mathforum.org [mailto:owner-mathedcc@mathforum.org]

On Behalf Of Guy Brandenburg
> Sent: Monday, May 20, 2013 2:46 PM
> To: Richard Hake
> Cc: <mathedcc@mathforum.org>; <EDDRA2@yahoogroups.com>
> Subject: Re: Is Higher Education Running AMOOC?
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> I really like this quote:
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> "MOOCs are actually MOORFAPs (Massive Open Online Repetitions of FAiled

Pedagogy), and (b) there will be some incentive to transform MOOCs into
MOOLOs (Massive Open Online Learning Opportunities).
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> "But even if MOOCs fail to become MOOLOs there still may be some hope

since, as Keith Devlin (2013) points out at <http://bit.ly/14440kt>,
MOOCs
> have the potential to uncover individuals world-wide who have the talent
to learn from MOORFAPs, in the same way that most current professional
physicists were able to learn physics from FAPs (Failed Academic
Pedagogy)."
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> Sent from my iPhone
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> On May 20, 2013, at 2:36 PM, Richard Hake <rrhake@earthlink.net>
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