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Collaborative Learning. Community Led.

Welcome to the Open edX 2019 Conference, hosted by UC San Diego! This year’s theme is all about collaborative learning, and how Open edX enables technologists, educators and learners to collaborate, innovate, and move the state of teaching and learning forward.  
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Thursday, March 28 • 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Gratitude_x - How gift economics influence learner attitudes in a massive open online course.

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How can we foster a greater sense of community in online environments? This talk focuses on how attitudes toward giving, gift economics, and community expectations may positively influence learner experience and lead to a greater sense of belonging and collaborative production in a MOOC. Aimed at community organizers and course producers interested in understanding possible motivations for participation and contribution in an online course, this talk highlights recommendations on how open source and open access technologies can create a circular sense of gift giving in the MOOC community.

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Arthur Grau

Senior Communications Officer, MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics
Arthur Grau is the Senior Communications Officer with MIT CTL, responsible for marketing, advertising, media production, and comms management. Prior to MIT CTL, Arthur worked as an innovation manager in technology with Applications for Good, as a program designer and fundraising manager... Read More →


Thursday March 28, 2019 1:00pm - 1:45pm PDT
Center Hall, Room 216 Center Hall, Library Walk, San Diego, CA 92161