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From low-scale to collaborative, gamified and massive-scale courses: Redesigning a MOOC
Ortega-Arranz, Alejandro · Sanz-Martínez, Luisa · Álvarez-Álvarez, Susana · Muñoz-Cristóbal, Juan A. · Bote-Lorenzo, Miguel L. · Martínez-Monés, Alejandra · Dimitriadis, Yannis

PublishedMay 2017
Conference5th European MOOCs Stakeholders Summit, EMOOCs 2017, Madrid, Spain, May 22-26, 2017, Digital Education: Out to the World and Back to the Campus
SeriesLecture Notes in Computer Science
Edition 1, Volume 10254, Pages 77-87
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
EditorsKloos, Carlos Delgado · Jermann, Patrick · Pérez-Sanagustín, Mar · Seaton, Daniel T. · White, Su
CountrySpain, Europe

ABSTRACT
Despite the success of MOOCs to promote open leaning, they are usually criticized for their high drop-out rates and behaviorist pedagogical approach. Some active learning strategies, such as collaboration and gamification, have shown their potential to overcome some of these problems at low scale. However, the design and implementation of such strategies in MOOCs is still a challenge, which is being studied by several researchers, who tend to focus specially on the enactment of MOOCs. Therefore, there is a need for research studies exploring the design processes of MOOCs including active strategies. In this paper, we describe a co-redesign process in which an economic translation course conceived as a MOOC but finally implemented in Moodle for blended learning, was redesigned to include collaboration and gamification to implement it in Canvas Network (a MOOC platform). During the redesign process we found severe difficulties related to the scale, which were mainly caused by the initial implementation in a typical LMS.

Keywords active learning · co-design · collaboration · gamification · groups · MOOC · redesign

Published atMadrid
ISBN978-3-319-59044-8
RefereedYes
Rights© 2017 Springer International Publishing AG
DOI10.1007/978-3-319-59044-8_9
URLhttps://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-59044-8_9
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