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; What do you mean by ''a digital pedagogy''? I've looked at MOOC sites—Coursera, Udacity, and edX. They're digital and look different that this does, much more like the sites for regular colleges and universities, with information on their programs and courses.
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; What do you mean by ''a digital pedagogy''? I've looked at MOOC sites—Coursera, Udacity, and edX. They're digital and look different than this does, much more like the sites for regular colleges and universities, with information on their programs and courses.
: That's right. The MOOC sites are "digital," all online, and they look like regular academic sites because of that C at the end of MOOC, which stands for course. For several centuries, the course has served as the building block of traditional print-based pedagogy.
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: That's right. The MOOC sites are "digital" in one sense, all online, but they are not digital in another sense. They look like regular academic sites because of that C at the end of MOOC, which stands for course. For several centuries, the course has served as the building block of traditional print-based pedagogy.
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; So you're saying that the MOOC consortia simply extend the traditional educational pedagogies online, while you're doing something different. I can see how their courses and programs look a lot like of more traditional institutions. capturing some digital efficiencies. They use new media to deliver a well-established pedagogical product more flexibly and efficiently, enabling courses to become ''massive'' and ''open''.
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: Right. We don't offer programs or courses. We don't have schools, divisions, or departments. {{apts}} organizes and delivers educative opportunities differently by making more integral use of the intellectual potentialities of digital communications.
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; OK. I guess that means we put out of mind what we are familiar with and try to understand what you are doing through this site and why. I'd be interested sometime if you would explain why you link existing educational arrangements to particular pre-digital technologies, but I guess we should save that for some other time and concentrate on what people do through {{apts}. But let me ask why you describe your pedagogy simply as ''different'', rather than as ''new or novel'' "Different" is pretty low-keyed.
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: Well humans have been getting themselves educated for quite a few generations, long before some folks offered the first program of courses. What we are doing differs from what's currently conventional, but it may not be new. In explaining what goes on here, I'll liken important parts of it to very old educational forms. You clicked on "A digital pedagogy" to get here.
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; Yeah. But tell me, what's with that logo, "Gargantua studies"?

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A digital pedagogy

What do you mean by a digital pedagogy? I've looked at MOOC sites—Coursera, Udacity, and edX. They're digital and look different than this does, much more like the sites for regular colleges and universities, with information on their programs and courses.
That's right. The MOOC sites are "digital" in one sense, all online, but they are not digital in another sense. They look like regular academic sites because of that C at the end of MOOC, which stands for course. For several centuries, the course has served as the building block of traditional print-based pedagogy.
So you're saying that the MOOC consortia simply extend the traditional educational pedagogies online, while you're doing something different. I can see how their courses and programs look a lot like of more traditional institutions. capturing some digital efficiencies. They use new media to deliver a well-established pedagogical product more flexibly and efficiently, enabling courses to become massive and open.
Right. We don't offer programs or courses. We don't have schools, divisions, or departments. A Place to Study organizes and delivers educative opportunities differently by making more integral use of the intellectual potentialities of digital communications.
OK. I guess that means we put out of mind what we are familiar with and try to understand what you are doing through this site and why. I'd be interested sometime if you would explain why you link existing educational arrangements to particular pre-digital technologies, but I guess we should save that for some other time and concentrate on what people do through {{apts}. But let me ask why you describe your pedagogy simply as different, rather than as new or novel "Different" is pretty low-keyed.
Well humans have been getting themselves educated for quite a few generations, long before some folks offered the first program of courses. What we are doing differs from what's currently conventional, but it may not be new. In explaining what goes on here, I'll liken important parts of it to very old educational forms. You clicked on "A digital pedagogy" to get here.
Yeah. But tell me, what's with that logo, "Gargantua studies"?