Towards Participatory MOOCs

Amit, Pariyar and Narayanan, Kulathuramaiyer and Poline, Bala (2020) Towards Participatory MOOCs. In: Critical Mobile Pedagogy: Cases of Inclusion, Development and Empowerment. Routledge.

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Abstract

This chapter presents a uniqueperspective on the participatory role of marginalized community in the knowledge exchange with our “Community Led MOOCs”by showcasing their ability tofoster knowledge creation from the ground, and contribute in bridging theglobal local knowledge divide. Thenovel case of participatory MOOCs with single mother communities in Bario, a remote and rural region in the Borneo Island of Malaysia, redefines‘inclusive’ and ‘participatory’ nature of learning by integrating communityparticipation, their learning context and way of life. The outcome is a MOOC module on “Threading Beads” which represents the cultural knowledge preservation effort by the rural single mothers forfuture generations.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Uncontrolled Keywords: MOOC, Massive Open Online Course, mobile learning, Threading Beads, unimas, university, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, IPTA, education, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Institute of Social Informatics and Technological Innovations
Depositing User: Tuah
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2020 07:18
Last Modified: 29 Jun 2020 07:18
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/30108

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