What happens in distributed flips? Investigating students’ interactions with MOOC videos and forums

“Last month, Mike Caufield and I introduced the term “distributed flip” in an attempt to call attention to the emerging trend of flipping a course by making use of MOOC content (often “live” MOOC content) and activities.  We both believe pretty firmly that MOOCs (both xMOOCs and cMOOCs) can be integrated deeply into a traditional campus based education, providing the economic and pedagogical benefits of networked learning whiel preserving the desirable attributes of traditional face-to-face, place-based education (from a submitted but yet to be published paper.)”

Full article at Signal – Thoughts on Online Learning from Stanford Online.