In this Emerging Education Technologies post, Kelly Walsh offers his personal experience of a MOOC as a learner - the Coursera course in Assessment and Teaching of 21st Century Skills.
"As it happens, I am responsible for a Strategic Goal at the college that requires us to more closely examine how effectively we are incorporating 21st century goals into our programs, and assessment will certainly play a key role in that. We are also considering whether or not Coursera’s offerings might provide affordable, convenient, quality professional development for our faculty. Clearly I couldn’t pass this opportunity up. I signed up!"