From Low-Scale to Collaborative, Gamified and Massive-Scale Courses: Redesigning a MOOC

@inproceedings{OrtegaArranz2017FromLT,
  title={From Low-Scale to Collaborative, Gamified and Massive-Scale Courses: Redesigning a MOOC},
  author={Alejandro Ortega-Arranz and Luisa Sanz-Mart{\'i}nez and Susana {\'A}lvarez-{\'A}lvarez and Juan Alberto Mu{\~n}oz-Crist{\'o}bal and Miguel L. Bote-Lorenzo and Alejandra Mart{\'i}nez-Mon{\'e}s and Yannis A. Dimitriadis},
  booktitle={EMOOCs},
  year={2017}
}
Despite the success of MOOCs to promote open leaning, they are usually criticized for their high drop-out rates and behaviorist pedagogical approach. Some active learning strategies, such as collaboration and gamification, have shown their potential to overcome some of these problems at low scale. However, the design and implementation of such strategies in MOOCs is still a challenge, which is being studied by several researchers, who tend to focus specially on the enactment of MOOCs. Therefore… CONTINUE READING