1. What's New in Number Two

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    TV and radio host Angie Coiro talks with me and my course TA Paul Franz about our experience giving the first version of my MOOC "Introduction to Mathematical Thinking"the previous fall,…

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    • Devlin MOOC: 3. Course Structure & Student Body

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      How is your MOOC structured? What are the main components? And what do you know about your students? What are they looking for?

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      • Devlin MOOC: 2. How Do You Assess Progress

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        In a MOOC, how does the instructor know if all/some/any students are making progress?

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        • Devlin MOOC: 4. Handling Design Issues

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          How did you set about dealing with the many new issues that must surely arise in taking a classroom course into MOOC format?

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          • Devlin MOOC: 22. Calibrated peer evaluation

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            In a MOOC. the only practical way to grade student work that requires human judgements is for the students to grade one another's submissions. if implemented well, this can be much more effective…

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            • Devlin MOOC: 18. Certifying correctnessCertifying correctness

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              Who checks the MOOC lectures for accuracy and certifies their correctness?

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              • Devlin MOOC: 20. Ph.D.s by MOOC?

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                As MOOCs develop, can we expect to see the day when it will be possible to get a Ph.D. by MOOC?

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                • Devlin MOOC: 21. Incorporating apprentice learning in a MOOC

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                  One promising aspect of MOOCs is to incorporate the well established educational method of apprentice learning.

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                  • Devlin MOOC: 6. The Personal Connection

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                    The important role in education of the personal connection between the student and the teacher is as critical in a MOOC as in the classroom.

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                    • Devlin MOOC: 5. MOOCs are One-on-One

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                      It may seem paradoxical, but the best way to teach tens of thousands of students online is to use one-on-one teaching.

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