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From ‘iConsumers’ to ‘weLearners’: Negotiating Online Communities

weLearners: The 60+ courses and programs that are engaged in face-to-face activities around the MOOC. (Click for interactive view.)

weLearners: The 60+ courses and programs that are engaged in face-to-face activities around the MOOC. (Click for interactive view.)

In one of the videos this week for the MOOC History and Future of (Mostly) Higher Education, there is a discussion of the iPod experiment, where, in 2003, students at Duke received free iPods and were challenged to use them in innovative ways for educational purposes. The video introduces the idea of how the “i” in “iPod” is a reference to the Cartesian cogito ergo …