The Communitarian Possibilities of MOOCs

by | Feb 1, 2014

On January 31, 2014, Al Filreis, a University of Pennsylvania English professor identified by The Chronicle of Higher Education as a key tech innovator of 2013, spoke at Columbia University. A video of his presentation, titled “Open Access Humanities, Open Pedagogy: Exploring The Communitarian Possibilities of MOOCs,” is now available.

In the video, Filreis shares his experiences teaching a massive, open online version of his Modern & Contemporary American Poetry course via Coursera. The talk was part of Conversations on Online Learning series, a guest speaker series sponsored by Columbia’s Office of the Provost and the Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning.

View the video and related links on YouTube.