David Poplar


David Poplar is currently a graduate student at the University of Pennsylvania, where he studies creative writing, philosophy, and religion, and also serves as a teaching assistant for Penn's MOOC on modern poetry ("ModPo"). Prior to that, he practiced law for over a dozen years, focusing primarily on criminal defense and civil litigation.

EDUCAUSE Publications

  • MOOC Evolution and One Poetry MOOC’s Hybrid Approach
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    Based on the theory of connectivism, MOOCs originally sought to leverage the Internet as a collaborative communications platform to facilitate connections among learners and dissolve traditional ideas of knowledge giver and knowledge receiver.