Mathematics in the time of MOOCs
February 6 to February 8, 2014
American Institute of Mathematics,
Palo Alto, California
and Jim Fowler
This workshop will discuss best practices and resources for creating online mathematics
content for MOOCs and devise strategies for building an online mechanism for sharing these
ideas. At present there is a great deal of optimism, as well as concern, within the
mathematics community about the growing presence of MOOCs. The
workshop will provide a venue for those who are creating or planning
to create MOOCs in mathematics to plan future courses, integrate course content,
share course data, share technical, conceptual and assessment ideas, and review
content. The overarching goal is to accelerate and optimize MOOC content
creation. This is the first in what we hope will be a series of workshops.
Specifically, the main topics for the workshop are:
- sharing and recording best practices for creating math MOOCs,
- planning courses, perhaps with multi-institution collaborations, and
- considering the creation of an open repository for MOOC content.
Material from the workshop
A list of participants.
A report on the workshop activities.