Mariam Haydeyan

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Mariam Haydeyan is a researcher and manager of online learning environments at the Digital School at Leuphana University, Germany.

Blogs (1)

The Power of Decentralization in the MOOC

Thursday, July 30, 2015

old illustration of rhinoceros Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of four blogs on digital technology. Nishant Shah’s Annotation: In the last entry, I had suggested that instead of connectedness, what we really need to think about, in connected and digital learning, is the idea of distributedness. I had argued that the role of technology in MOOC environments is that of consolidation, and it is the act of consolidation that allows for the distributedness of learners, teachers, and resources to be sustained. Building upon this conversation, my colleague Mariam Haydeyan at the Leuphana Digital School, uses the