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.