Note: This essay was created as a crowdsourced Google Doc as part of the Monday assignment for #MOOCMOOC. I found it worthwhile reading. I also wanted to get an initial post up for #MOOCMOOC...
Alex Chaucer has been working in education and training for the last 10 years. He has worked under a NASA grant teaching and developing college level courses, has developed a high school program, has developed and taught online coursework, and currently supports instructional technology at a small liberal arts college. Mr. Chaucer's specialty is working with data and visualization and he believes that teaching students with real tools empowers students to tackle the problems facing the world.