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OF HEATHENS, PERVERTS AND STALKERS: THE IMAGINED LEARNER IN MOOCS

@inproceedings{Shah2015OFHP,
  title={OF HEATHENS, PERVERTS AND STALKERS: THE IMAGINED LEARNER IN MOOCS},
  author={Nishant Shah},
  year={2015}
}
Debates about the form, formats, functions and futures of massive online open courses (MOOCs) have been for the most part generative in helping to shape new platforms of active learning. However, they generally give very little attention to the figure of the learner. Contemporary MOOC discourse and practice tend to assume a diverse, distributed user who only needs infrastructures for access and a certain level of digital literacy to become an active learner. Thus, both the proponents and… 
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