joshuau: My Dream: Vocabulary learning MOOC
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4 December 2012
English Vocab MOOC
Tags: #mooc #languagelearning #vocabulary
The situation (context)
The environment would be online and in the 'physical world' and social settings of individual learners and other participants.
Main actors would be people who want to improve their English language vocabulary and people prepared to help them.
The change you would like to see (challenge)
What do you hope to achieve?
Easy & free access to strategies, tools & people that help people learn and use English vocabulary.
What would be different if you succeed?
The above already exist, to some extent. The difference would be that course participants would find it easier to find and use these and would develop strategies to use these with better results.
How you might go about bringing that change?
What is your pedagogical approach?
Distributed scaffolding (with fading)
Which technologies will you use to implement it...
Unknown. Likely to be a distributed enviornment and include social media, web-based & mobile apps, tools for
Unknown, but hoping to move towards some design ideas through this course. Any thoughts? Offers to collaborate?
14:57 on 4 December 2012 (Edited 15:00 on 4 December 2012)
I notice the OU did a Translation MOOC recently, which I would love to have followed but was unfortunately not aware of :-(
08:13 on 9 January 2013