The MOOC Case Book – Case Studies in MOOC Design, Development & Implementation. Linus Publications

Morrison, D.A. (2015). Pedagogy and MOOCs: A practical application of Khan’s e-learning framework. In The MOOC case book – case studies in MOOC design, development & implementation, Chapter 3 (pp. 33 – 46). Ronkonkoma, NY: Linus Publications.

The MOOC Case Book tells the stories of IT and e-learning practitioners, faculty, and students who faced challenges during the design, development, implementation, or participation in a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). This book will be of great interest to designers, developers, and instructional facilitators of Massive Open Online courses, as well as academics and consumers of MOOC content. It can be used as a textbook or supplementary resource in Educational/Instructional Technology programs and courses focusing on instructional design for e-learning, distance education trends and issues, and issues in higher education. The MOOC Case Book can also serve as a handbook to guide administrators, IT professionals, instructional designers, and faculty in the planning, development, and implementation of successful MOOC initiatives. Available at Linus Publications.

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Morrison, D. A. (2015). Online Learning Insights: Online teaching, learning, course design and MOOCs: A collection of instructive articles.

A collection of top-viewed blog posts from the leading blog in online education ‘Online Learning Insights’. Online Learning Insights is a trusted resource used by hundreds of educators from higher education and K-12 institutions from over 90 countries. This selection of highest ranking articles is compiled into a searchable, convenient format for readers and is categorized into five key areas: supporting student success, facilitating online discussions, course design, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and personal learning environments. New content introduces each category providing readers with a fresh, current perspective on the topic with need-to-know concepts summarized as key takeaways.


Featured Contributor: Media Planet, Careers and Education, 5 Myths About Online Learning Debunked, (2014) 

Guest Contributor: Minding the Campus,  The Manhattan Institute, California’s MOOC Myopia, (2013), and We Can Do Better Than MOOCs, (2013)

Guest Contributor: Open Source, How to Organize an Education Hackathon, (2013)

Regular Contributor: MOOC News & Reviews, Book Review: ‘MOOC Yourself’ (2013),The Summer List: Professional Development MOOC Opportunities (2013), Leap the College Readiness Gap: The Best MOOCs for High School Seniors (2013), The Ultimate Student Guide to xMOOCs and cMOOCs (2013), and How to Get the Most Out of a MOOC  (2013).


Featured presentations of webinars and workshops available to view on Slideshare.