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Webinar: “Sustainable Business models for MOOCs: the need for cross-institutional cooperation”

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September 28th, ECO Project experts shared points of view about realistic and sustainable Business models for MOOCs on a webinar hosted by ECO partner EADTU. Host Darco Jansen, Angela Benavides from UNED, Kjeld Loozen from Reimer IT Solutions B.V) and Vicente Montiel from Tabarca Consulting presented a wide range of aspects related to MOOC’s business sustainability .
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Lecturers’ presentations can be checked here.

Contents were given as shown below:

How to make / keep MOOC provision sustainable?

– overview possible business models from different stakeholders perspectives
– what services should / must be provided at a decentralised level and what at a centralised level, by Darco Jansen (EADTU)

Promotion of social inclusion and intercultural values through ECO decentralized models, by Angela Benavides Barahona (UNED)

ECO MOOC offering at decentralised MOOC level: services on pedagogical approach and quality assurance, by Darco Jansen on behalf of U. Paris 3-Sorbonne.

An overview of the ECO architecture:
– how did we manage to integrate 6 different MOOC platforms?
– how can you plug your own MOOC platform into this architecture? By Kjeld Loozen (Reimer IT Solutions B.V.)

11:45-12:00:   How to become a business partner of ECO, by Vicente Montiel Molina (Tabarca Consulting)

ECO Project Webinar on “Sustainable Business models for MOOCs: the need for cross-institutional cooperation” on Sep 28

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Business models for MOOCs – realistic and sustainable. Is that possible? We think so, and we’d like to share our points of view. If you want to increase your expertise in the matter,  do not miss the next ECO Project webinar  on 28 September 2016, 10:30-12:00 CEST.  Hosted by EADTU, a series of ECO Project experts will lecture on the wide range of opportunities provided by MOOCs as a globally integrated tool for education-focused business.

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Simply provide your name and email here to join the webinar. When using Clickmeeting app for smartphones or tablets you need to provide the following Room-ID 389-241-428 (and for some apps also Participant PIN 967889#). Note that the webinar will be recorded.

Agenda of the webinar
10:30-10:45:   Introduction on MOOCs, their European dimension and ECO project
by Darco Jansen (EADTU)

10:45-11:00:    How to make / keep MOOC provision sustainable?
– overview possible business models from different stakeholders perspectives
– what services should / must be provided at a decentralised level and what at a
centralised level
by Darco Jansen (EADTU)

11:00-11:15:    Promotion of social inclusion and intercultural values through ECO decentralized models
by Angela Benavides Barahona (UNED)

11:15-11:30:    ECO MOOC offering at decentralised MOOC level: services on pedagogical approach
and quality assurance
by Divina Meigs (U Paris 3-Sorbonne)

11:30-11:45:    An overview of the ECO architecture
– how did we manage to integrate 6 different MOOC platforms?
– how can you plug your own MOOC platform into this architecture?
by Kjeld Loozen (Reimer IT Solutions B.V.)

11:45-12:00:   How to become a business partner of ECO
by Vicente Montiel Molina (Tabarca Consulting)

Webinar: “Socially inclusive pedagogical models for MOOCs”

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Last Wednesday, 27th of July, at 10:30 (CEST) our partner EADTU (European Association of Distance Teaching Universities), coordinated the second ECO webinar in our series: “Socially inclusive pedagogical models for MOOCs“. During this 90-minute webinar, teachers from different university partners of ECO Consortium elaborated on the need of an adjusted pedagogical model for MOOCs such as to achieve the aim to use MOOC to provide quality education to all.

Screen shot of webinar WP4 presentation

Below you can find the slides used by the speakers in order of presentation:

For those of you who could not attend now you can watch the whole session recording on our YouTube Channel: