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  –

Open Science MOOC

Posted: February 18, 2019 in Moodle MOOC posts

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.»


Posted: February 18, 2019 in Moodle MOOC posts

UNESCO launched on the 7th february 2019 a portal to deliver MOOCs –

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 –

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

A Class Central article on the way MOOCs have evolved – MOOCs May Still Be Reshaping Higher Education, Just Not In the Way That Was Initially Predicted

Processing – P5.js

Posted: April 24, 2018 in Moodle MOOC posts

An article of the Kadenze blog on Processing – 

«p5.js is “Processing reimagined for the web,” meaning it’s a tool for programming art, sound, animation and more. Like Processing, it’s designed for learning coding in a more interactive and hands-on way. Unlike Processing, p5.js is in JavaScript, so it’s made for the web. Everything you write (if it works!) should be able to run in a browser.»

In the same article two online courses are referred as an introduction to Processing which are open for enrollment:

Introduction to programming for the visual arts with p5.js

The nature of code