What are MOOCs? What is happening in the world of digital online education? Which online courses are good for me? Why should consider designing my own MOOC?
What is the MOOC development?
The developments in the field of Massive Open, online Courses (MOOCs) are moving very rapidly and the options these format offers teachers are very relevant. MOOCs by their sheer online and open nature, are accesible anywhere and by anyone. For you as a teachers they offer the opportunity to teach participants far beyond the classroom and reaching out to participants that would otherwise never be able to enjoy neither the contents of the material, nor your methodology.
MOOCs allow you to break the barrier of time, place, age, gender and social class. Educators and managers in the field of e-learning all over the world are extensively discussing the framdwork for the full potential of MOOC-teaching to grow into a reality. If you would like understand what the MOOC-movement iss about, how it can positevely impact your teaching career or be actively part of it, attend one of the MOOC conferences or ask your management board to represent your teaching institute.
MOOC Conference Agenda 2015
|18-20 May 2015||Mons, BE||EMMOC2015, the European Stakeholders Summit||www.emoocs2015.eu|
|9-12 June 2015||Barcelona, ES||EDEN2015, Expanding Learning Scenarios||www.eden-online.org|
|21-26 June 2015||Madrid, ES||AIED, 17th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education||perseo.lsi.uned.es/aied2015|
|15-18 September||Toldeo, ES||ECTEL, tenth European Conference on technology enhanced learning,Design for Teaching and Learning in a networked World||www.ec-tel.eu|
|14-16 October||Sun City, SA||ICDE; Growing capacities for sustainable distance e-learningprovision||www.unisa.ac.za/icde2015/|
|29-30 October||Hagen,DE||EADTU, Technology-based teaching and learning lead to the transformation of higher education||conference.eadtu.eu/|
|19-21 November||London, UK||EQAF, 10th European Quality Assurance Forum
Taking stock and looking forward
|2-4 December||Berlin, DE||Oeb, shaping the future of Learning||www.online-educa.com/|