The failure of MOOCs

This article was originally published on the Monash University Education Faculty’s Learning with New Media Faculty Research Group blog. Read the original article. failure, noun: “The fact of failing to effect one’s purpose” (Oxford English Dictionary, failure, n. 3a) Have MOOCs failed us? This depends on their purpose. If their purpose was broadening access to […]

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HERDSA 2013 Wrapup

I’m back from Auckland now after the 2013 Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australaisa (HERDSA) conference. I blogged my notes at some sessions here: http://philldawson.com/tag/herdsa13/ . My highlight of the conference was Alison Phipps’ keynote, which was a moving discussion of violence and used poetry. A close second was Ella Henry’s keynote, which introduced me […]

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