The Learning Through Networks (LTN) project examines learning behaviours within two connectivist Massive Open Online Courses (cMoocs), identifying traces of conceptual, behavioural and identity change in the discourse in fora, social media and through interviews. In this study, learning is conceptualised simultaneously as a process, an outcome and the creation of new knowledge. A social constructivist approach recognizes that the relationship between technology and practice is often in flux.
The overarching research questions are:
Given the context of the research project highlighted above, this research focussed on exploring MOOCs in an open approach. We set out the following four research goals:
Eleni Boursinou (PhD student) supervised by Dr Isobel Falconer (Director of studies), Dr Anoush Margaryan (2nd supervisor) and Professor Allison Littlejohn (3rd supervisor)
If you have any queries regarding the project, please email Eleni.Boursinou@gcu.ac.uk.