Tuesday, September 17, 2013

MOOCs, BOOCs, DOCCs and SPOCs

If you do not agree that we are in the midst of an explosion in educational innovation, check this blog post by Daniel Hickey.

We all know that MOOC is a massive open online course, but do you know what a BOOC is? A DOCC? A SPOC?

The post contains links to examples of links to each. (Well, no links to SPOCs).

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Update 9/17/2013

+Mark Vickers added OLAs to the acronym list, but OLAs -- OnLine Activities -- sound a lot like learning modules, which I and many others (most successfully the Khan Academy) have used for years.