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Visual Metaphors for MOOCs

On July 26, Rob Jenkins published a piece in the Chronicle of Higher Education titled “Who Is Driving the Online Locomotive?” In it, he focuses largely on MOOCs.

I have found some photos that, in an escalating fashion, provide answers to that question in the form of visual metaphors.

Train Wreck 1

Train Wreck 2

Train Wreck 3

Train Wreck 4

Train Wreck 5

Train Wreck 6

Train Wreck 7

About martinkich

I am a Professor of English at Wright State University, where I have been a faculty member for almost 25 years. I serve as the president of the WSU chapter of AAUP, which now includes two bargaining units, as the vice-president of the Ohio Conference of AAUP, and as a member of the executive committee of AAUP's Collective Bargaining Congress. As co-chair of the Ohio Conference's Communication Committee, I began to do much more overtly political writing during the campaign to repeal Ohio's Senate Bill 5, which would have eliminated the right of faculty to be unionized.

One comment on “Visual Metaphors for MOOCs

  1. martinkich
    June 25, 2014

    Reblogged this on Ohio Higher Ed.

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