MOOC Design Challenges

In a recently launched follow-on survey from the successful CDE funded ‘MOOC Design Patterns’ project (http://www.moocdesign.cde.london.ac.uk/), Steven Warburton and Yishay Mor ask what are the top five design challenges that are being faced in developing MOOCs. They comment: “Design patterns are only a good as the problems they are able to solve and we are conducting a quick survey to find … Continue reading

MOOCs: What we have learned, emerging themes and what next

Senate House, University of London.  Tuesday 28 January 2014. This one-day event took a critical look at how online and open access learning has evolved during the past year, with particular consideration of the development of MOOCs in both the US, India and Europe. This ‘report card’ examined the ways MOOCs are being integrated into … Continue reading

CDE seminar: Practical considerations of running a MOOC

CENTRE FOR DISTANCE EDUCATION SEMINAR >> Practical considerations of running a MOOC ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Last year the University of London International Programmes launched four MOOCs on the Coursera platform and the report on their implementation was published in November. Since then, members of the teams who delivered these MOOCS have been asked many questions about their … Continue reading

In Focus: Learner analytics and big data symposium

CENTRE FOR DISTANCE EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY SYMPOSIUM >> The aim of this event, held on 10 December 2013 at Senate House, University of London, was to provide delegates with an informative and thought-provoking introduction to the concept of learner analytics and big data, with indications as to how these are being used or could be adapted … Continue reading