MOOC MOOC: Dark Underbelly (MMDU) is a rambunctious series of discussions about the past, present, and future of higher education, focusing on topics rising directly from Cathy Davidson’s distributed #futureEd experiment and its various offspring. Our first chat focused on chaotic learning environments, vulnerability, and internet trolls. Some highlights from the conversation:
#moocmooc The best leadership/facilitatorship often arises organically
— Tracy Marks (@tracymar5) January 29, 2014
Forcing people out of anonimity dangerous for marginalized groups #moocmooc
— Danielle Paradis (@ebooks_dani) January 29, 2014
Teaching in a distributed social environment is about facilitation but also advocacy. #moocmooc
— Jesse Stommel (@Jessifer) January 29, 2014
This week, we’ll shift focus a bit, as we continue to circle our prey.