The Blogora: The Rhetoric Society of America


Hybrid Open Online Course (HOOC) at Pitt

Submitted by syntaxfactory on February 1, 2015 - 7:52pm

Hybrid Open Online Course (HOOC) at Pitt
"Art, Communication, and Contact Zones" is a free, open online course now accepting enrollments via Blackboard's Open Education platform:

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On Varieties of MOOCs and Varieties of Implications for Learning

Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 31, 2015 - 6:44pm

"While xMOOCs “extend” the traditional, lecture-based classroom into virtual environments, cMOOCs have been quietly revolutionizing what we can do as learners and as educators. (If you’ve never done so, take a peek at ds106 for a really cool example.) I’m currently participating in the second networked learning opportunity coming out of Northwestern University’s Masters in Learning and Organizational Change program.



Submitted by syntaxfactory on September 30, 2013 - 11:42pm


MOOCspiracy, MOOCing, and Rhetoric

Submitted by RexVeeder on July 6, 2013 - 6:10am

I wonder if the Blogoria would want to explore this question about MOOCS and public discourse: Is 21st Century rhetoric(s) more a matter of chorus than Dialogue?

A context: I believe a no fear attitude toward MOOCS is essential to rhetoric and education.