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"the student enrolled in an xMOOC, I believe, is in much the same position as both the student before the teaching machine and the colonized individual. She or he is forced to deal with foreign assumptions having little to do with the reality of the learner or the colonized."


This work was originally published in "Invasion of the Moocs: The Promises and Perils of Massive Open Online Courses," edit by Steven D. Krause, and Charles Lowe and published by Parlor Press.



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