ASCILITEFellow 2012                                             National Teaching                                         ...
Outline•   What are they?•   Evolving MOOC landscape•   Design principles•   Pros and Cons•   The OLDS MOOC•   Disaggregat...
100 million adults can’t afforduniversity (UNESCO)                                  Image by James Cridland
What are they?http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eW3gMGqcZQc
Evolving MOOC landscape• Online course with  large-scale participation  adopting open practices• 2008 Connectivism and  Co...
Design principles•   Aggregation•   Remixing•   Re-purposing•   Feeding forward•   Personalised•   Multiple channels•   No...
Pros and cons                                   Free                      Distributed global community                    ...
http://www.olds.ac.uk/
Disaggregation of educationResources               Learning                        pathwaysSupport                 Accredi...
The OER movement• Over ten years of the Open  Educational Resource (OER)  movement• Hundreds of OER  repositories worldwid...
The OPAL metromapEvaluation shows lack of uptakeby teachers and learnersShift from development tocommunity building andart...
POERUP outputs• An inventory of more than 100 OER initiatives  http://poerup.referata.com/wiki/Countries_with_OER_initiati...
State of the art in OER• Builds on a UNESCO  conference on HE (09)• Discourse on policy and  practice• How do institutions...
Combating social exclusion• Completely open• Free• Education for all• Easy to access and use• Crosses boundaries• Access t...
Learning pathways• Guided pathways  through materials• Can promote different  pedagogical  approaches  – Didactic  – Const...
Support•   Computer assisted•   Peer support•   Tutor support•   Community support•   Mentoring               http://www.f...
AccreditationPeer to Peer University www.p2pu.org/en/                    OER University             wikieducator.org/OER_u...
Changing practices• Nature of  learning, teaching and  research is changing• It’s about  – Harnessing new media  – Adoptin...
http://www.slideshare.net/GrainneConolehttp://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/beyond-distance-research-alliance                 ...
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    1. 1. ASCILITEFellow 2012 National Teaching Fellow 2012 Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) Gráinne Conole, University of Leicester DL Forum 26th March 2013
    2. 2. Outline• What are they?• Evolving MOOC landscape• Design principles• Pros and Cons• The OLDS MOOC• Disaggregation of Education
    3. 3. 100 million adults can’t afforduniversity (UNESCO) Image by James Cridland
    4. 4. What are they?http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eW3gMGqcZQc
    5. 5. Evolving MOOC landscape• Online course with large-scale participation adopting open practices• 2008 Connectivism and Connective Knowledge• cMOOCs and xMOOCs• Key players: Coursera, edX, Udacity• Now: FutureLearn and a new Oz platform http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-a2cEzsMEMY
    6. 6. Design principles• Aggregation• Remixing• Re-purposing• Feeding forward• Personalised• Multiple channels• No ‘right’ pathway http://www.flickr.com/photos/14852568@N04/3363891963/
    7. 7. Pros and cons Free Distributed global community Social inclusionhttp://alternative-educate.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/audio-ascilite-2012-great-debate-moocs.html High dropout rates Learning income not learning outcome Marketing exercise
    8. 8. http://www.olds.ac.uk/
    9. 9. Disaggregation of educationResources Learning pathwaysSupport Accreditation http://openclipart.org/
    10. 10. The OER movement• Over ten years of the Open Educational Resource (OER) movement• Hundreds of OER repositories worldwide• Presence on iTunesU
    11. 11. The OPAL metromapEvaluation shows lack of uptakeby teachers and learnersShift from development tocommunity building andarticulation of OER practice http://www.oer-quality.org/
    12. 12. POERUP outputs• An inventory of more than 100 OER initiatives http://poerup.referata.com/wiki/Countries_with_OER_initiatives• 11 country reports and 13 mini-reports http://poerup.referata.com/wiki/Countries• 7 in-depth case studies• 3 EU-wide policy papers
    13. 13. State of the art in OER• Builds on a UNESCO conference on HE (09)• Discourse on policy and practice• How do institutions reposition themselves in an information rich world where tools and resources are freely available? http://www.col.org/resources/publications/Pages/detail.aspx?PID=412
    14. 14. Combating social exclusion• Completely open• Free• Education for all• Easy to access and use• Crosses boundaries• Access to new knowledge and expertise• Aggregation of resources• Sharing ideas and practice• Facilitates the development of networks
    15. 15. Learning pathways• Guided pathways through materials• Can promote different pedagogical approaches – Didactic – Constructivist – Situative – Connectivist Collaborative Pedagogical Patterns
    16. 16. Support• Computer assisted• Peer support• Tutor support• Community support• Mentoring http://www.flickr.com/photos/24289877@N02/5851058394/
    17. 17. AccreditationPeer to Peer University www.p2pu.org/en/ OER University wikieducator.org/OER_university/ Mozilla badges http://openbadges.org/
    18. 18. Changing practices• Nature of learning, teaching and research is changing• It’s about – Harnessing new media – Adopting open practices• New business models are emerging
    19. 19. http://www.slideshare.net/GrainneConolehttp://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/beyond-distance-research-alliance grainne.conole@le.ac.uk http://e4innovation.com

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