Four papers have been accepted to Learning with MOOCs 2017, held at the University of Texas-Austin from October 8th to 10th, 2017.
Three papers were accepted for lightning talks:
- Harnessing professionals’ motivations and experiences to improve accredited MOOC-based education, by David Joyner. The paper explores a study on the motivations of teaching assistants in online courses, specifically comparing online and on-campus applicants for these roles.
- A Holistic Approach to Academic Integrity in a CS1 MOOC, by David Joyner. The paper explores the design of anti-cheating techniques in a scalable course for CS1.
- Seven design principles for scalable for-credit CS1 education, by David Joyner. The paper explores seven design principles that guided the creation of CS1301, an online version of Georgia Tech’s Introduction to Computing class.
A fourth paper was accepted as a poster:
- Project Disco: A Video Alternative for Online Learning, by Govin Vatsan, Allan Reyes, Robert Almendarez, and David Joyner. The paper explores a project started in OMSCS6460: Educational Technology on creating more distributable, modifiable, maintainable course materials by replacing video with scriptable presentations.
Congratulations David, Govin, Robert, and Allan!