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MOOCs and professional development of teachers

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Research informs us that massive open online courses (MOOCs) are predominantly providing free education to educated professionals rather than the disadvantaged and poor. It is reasonable to expect that MOOCs could be effective in delivering large-scale teacher professional development. Are MOOCs pedagogically sound to deliver large-scale collaborative learning? A UK paper documents the results of an investigation into the use of a MOOC for continuing professional development carried out in collaboration with the UNESCO Institute for IT in Education.


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