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How to Be a Successful MOOC Student
     

How to Be a Successful MOOC Student

by Maggie Sokolik
 

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MOOCs – Massive Open Online Courses – enable students around the world to take university courses online. This guide, by the instructors of edX's most successful MOOC in 2013-2014, Principles of Written English (based on both enrollments and rate of completion), advises current and future students how to get the most out of their online study, covering areas such as

Overview

MOOCs – Massive Open Online Courses – enable students around the world to take university courses online. This guide, by the instructors of edX's most successful MOOC in 2013-2014, Principles of Written English (based on both enrollments and rate of completion), advises current and future students how to get the most out of their online study, covering areas such as what types of courses are offered and who offers them, what resources students need, how to register, how to work effectively with other students, how to interact with professors and staff, and how to handle assignments. This second edition includes a new chapter on how to stay motivated.

This book is suitable for both native and non-native speakers of English, and is applicable to MOOC classes on any subject (and indeed, for just about any type of online study).

Product Details

BN ID:
2940150368248
Publisher:
Wayzgoose Press
Publication date:
09/02/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
56
Sales rank:
846,518
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Maggie Sokolik received her Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics from UCLA. She is the author of over twenty ESL and composition textbooks. She has also written for and been featured in several educational video projects in Japan. She is the editor of TESL-EJ, a peer-reviewed journal for ESL/EFL instructors. She has taught in College Writing Programs at UC Berkeley for over 20 years, and travels frequently to speak about grammar, writing, and instructor education, most recently in Querétaro, Mexico; Shenzhen, China; Tokyo, Japan; and Hyderabad, India.

Dorothy Zemach taught English, French, and Japanese for over 18 years in Asia, Africa, and the US. She holds an MA in TESL from the School for International Training in Vermont, USA. Now she concentrates on writing and editing English language teaching materials and textbooks and conducting teacher training workshops. Her areas of specialty and interest are teaching writing, teaching reading, business English, academic English, testing, and humor. She is a frequent plenary speaker at international conferences, and a regular blogger for Teacher Talk at www.azargrammar.com. In 2012, Dorothy launched Wayzgoose Press to publish quality works of fiction and non-fiction.

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