MOOCs and Crowdsourcing: Massive Courses and Massive Resources

@article{Prpic2015MOOCsAC,
  title={MOOCs and Crowdsourcing: Massive Courses and Massive Resources},
  author={John Prpic and James Melton and Araz Taeihagh and Terry Anderson},
  journal={Environment for Innovation eJournal},
  year={2015}
}
Premised upon the observation that MOOC and crowdsourcing phenomena share several important characteristics, including IT mediation, large-scale human participation, and varying levels of openness to participants, this work systematizes a comparison of MOOC and crowdsourcing phenomena along these salient dimensions. In doing so, we learn that both domains share further common traits, including similarities in IT structures, knowledge generating capabilities, presence of intermediary service… 
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