The Forum Community, the Connectivist Element of an xMOOC.

@inproceedings{Dubosson2015TheFC,
  title={The Forum Community, the Connectivist Element of an xMOOC.},
  author={Magali Dubosson and Sabine Emad},
  year={2015}
}
One of the fastest growing approaches to teaching and learning in the new digital paradigm is the use of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). They are categorised either as cMOOCs following a connectivist approach, or as xMOOCs based on behaviourist principles. However, in xMOOC environments, forums may play a real connectivist role if they are functioning as a community. This paper builds on the criteria of Herring (2004) in order to determine the existence and dynamics of a community. Forum… CONTINUE READING

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