Innovating Pedagogies 2020

Posted: September 10, 2020 in Moodle MOOC posts

The Open University annual report on innovating pedagogies – https://iet.open.ac.uk/file/innovating-pedagogy-2020.pdf

MOOCs promoted by government departments and other institutions have joined Plataforma NAU initiative since 2019 – https://lms.nau.edu.pt/ 

NAU sempre a aprender2

OpenUpEd report on MOOCs 2019

Posted: December 11, 2019 in Moodle MOOC posts

The report of the Euroean Association of Distance Teaching Universities focus on some national initiatives regarding MOOCs. A final article addresses «Students at the forefront of assessing quality of MOOCs» which is quite interesting. The involvement of participants in the design and production of a MOOC is a move to escape xMOOCs.OpenUpEd report on MOOCs 2019.png

How MOOCs make money

Posted: July 28, 2019 in Moodle MOOC posts

Um artigo do criador de Class Central sobre os lucros dos xMOOCs – How MOOCs make money

«Dhawal Shah, founder of Class Central, has been tracking the machinations of the MOOC business since before it was a business. Here, he provides perspective on the revenue side of open and online courses.»

Class Central Stats

Posted: July 3, 2019 in Moodle MOOC posts

Class Central Portal presents MOOCs statistics of 2018.

Class Central Stats 2018

 

MOOCs in Portugal

Posted: February 18, 2019 in Moodle MOOC posts

MOOCs promoted by portuguese Higher Education Institutions  – https://www.mooc-list.com/countries/portugal

Open Science MOOC

Posted: February 18, 2019 in Moodle MOOC posts

Open Science MOOC – http://eurodoc.net/news/2019/interview-with-jon-tennant-on-open-science-mooc

«It describes a process of performing and communicating research that adheres to strong scientific principles, such as transparency and accountability, and strong human values around freedom, equity, and justice.»

UNESCO MOOC Portal

Posted: February 18, 2019 in Moodle MOOC posts

UNESCO launched on the 7th february 2019 a portal to deliver MOOCs – http://www.unesco.org/new/en/tashkent/about-this-office/single-view/news/portal_for_massive_open_online_courses_mooc/

The Chinese government has announced a list of 801 recommended online courses of the year 2018, a move to boost the development of massive open online courses (MOOC) in China – http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/a/201901/23/WS5c4819b2a3106c65c34e6179.html

Some reflections on the MOOCs and their future, completion rates, accreditation, accessibility, financial sustainability – Are MOOCs going to disappear?