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Video: Al Filreis on the Communitarian Possibilities of MOOCs

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Al Filreis, a University of Pennsylvania English professor identified by The Chronicle of Higher Education as a key tech innovator of 2013, spoke at Columbia University on January 31. A video of his presentation, titled "Open Access Humanities, Open Pedagogy: Exploring The Communitarian Possibilities of MOOCs," is now available.

In the video, Filreis shares his experiences teaching a massive, open online version of his Modern & Contemporary American Poetry course via Coursera. The talk was part of Conversations on Online Learning series, a guest speaker series sponsored by Columbia’s Office of the Provost and the Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning.