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Patrick McAndrew, professor at the UK’s Open University and author of the article “Learning from Open Design: Running a Learning Design MOOC”, published in the latest issue of eLearning Papers, talks to us about his experience with Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs).
More than 5,000 participants from 138 countries participated in the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas’ Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) “Introduction to Infographics and Data Visualization”, making it the largest class to date held by the institution.
The Universitat Oberta de Catalunya and the Open University are conducting an international survey, as part of the project Open Resources: Influence on Learners and Educators (ORIOLE).
The Awards for OpenCourseWare Excellence provide annual recognition to outstanding individuals, courseware and OpenCourseWare sites in the OCW Consortium community. This year's winners are Professor Barbara Illowsky, Professor of Mathematics at De Anza Community College in California (USA), and Professor ChiKaung Pai of National Chiao Tung University.
Essen, April 2013 - To discuss this matter, the University of Duisburg-Essen invites educators and researchers to a European conference on May 16 and 17, 2013. Some main points of dialogue will include defining quality in learning and innovations in learning resources.
What is it like to teach 10,000 or more students at once, and does it really work? The American journal The Chronicle recently conducted the largest-ever survey, interviewing over 100 professors across the United States to ask them their opinions about teaching and learning from a massive open online course, also known as MOOC.
Dream up your own Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) and make it come true with a 25,000 Euro fellowship from the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft and iversity. Applications for the contest are due before 30 April 2013.
Wondering how best to write a Wikipedia article? Curious as to Copyright law in our current online age? Which Creative Commons license should you choose? The School of Open now offers courses on the meaning, application, and impact of “openness” in the digital age.
The 2nd European Conference on "Learning Innovations and Quality" (LINQ 2013) has announced several high-ranking speakers to be present during the event on May 16th and 17th at the Global Headquarters of the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Rome, Italy.