Conseil national de recherches du Canada. Technologies de l'information et des communications
International Workshop on Mass Collaboration and Education, May 21-23, 2014 Tübingen, Germany
mass collaboration; massive open online courses; MOOCs
In this presentation I revisit some of my work on 'groups and networks' to draw out the distinction between cooperation and collaboration for this mass collaboration workshop. I argue that mass collaboration may be impossible to achieve, and show how we employed a principle of mass cooperation to support massive open online courses (MOOCs). I also introduced new terminology, using the term 'collective' to describe what I have been calling 'groups', and 'connectives' to describe what I have been calling networks.