Duke’s Composition MOOC & Writing Commons, First-Day Musings

Yesterday (3/18/13) at Writing Commons, the open-education home for writers, we had unprecedented interest in our project: 7,071 unique visitors came to our site!

What caused our readership to more than double in a day?

Professor Denise Comer’s team from Duke University launched its ground-breaking Composition MOOC, English Composition I: Achieving Expertise.  In case you missed the announcement, Duke’s MOOC is supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and hosted by Coursera.  If you’re curious about MOOCs and composition, you can still enroll: https://www.coursera.org/course/composition.

Welcome Duke MOOC

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