MOOCs and health sciences education: Hype or disruption?
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This a presentation I gave as part of the IAMSE Web Seminar series on 6 February 2014 looking at MOOCs and exploring their potential in health sciences education.

This a presentation I gave as part of the IAMSE Web Seminar series on 6 February 2014 looking at MOOCs and exploring their potential in health sciences education.

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MOOCs and health sciences education: Hype or disruption? Presentation Transcript

  • 1. MOOCS and Health Sciences Education: ! Hype or disruption? Natalie Lafferty! University of Dundee http://flic.kr/p/dQkC93
  • 2. Massive Open Online Courses
  • 3. Overview • History of MOOCs! • Disruption or Hype?! • Do MOOCs offer us anything new?! • Potential for innovation
  • 4. 2008 2012 2011 2013 CCK09 - Connectivism & Connected Knowledge ! Siemens & Downes - 2,300 participants Artificial Intelligence MOOC! Stanford University - 150,000 participants Year of the MOOC - Udacity, Coursera, edX FutureLearn -Growing numbers of health MOOCs! Anti-MOOC Emergence of MOOCs
  • 5. 2012: Sebastian Thrun! ! In 50 years, he says, there will be only 10 institutions in the world delivering higher education and Udacity has a shot at being one of them.! Disrupting Higher Education http://www.wired.com/2012/03/ff_aiclass/
  • 6. cMOOCs! Connectivist xMOOCs! eXtension
  • 7. http://www.flickr.com/photos/oceanflynn/6638184545/ Connectivism - open networked learning! ! http://www.connectivism.ca/about.html
  • 8. Social Media Tools! Supporting cMOOCS http://lifeinthefastlane.com/essentials-of-em-talk-2/
  • 9. xMOOCs typically involve video lectures, quizzes, discussion boards
  • 10. By October 2013 Coursera had … • Enrolled over 5 million students! • Attracted students from 190 countries! • 107 partner universities! • Course videos over 300 million times
  • 11. http://flic.kr/p/desGMt MOOC hype and hysteria Can anything stop it … ?
  • 12. “Course completion rates are very low, averaging 
 4% across all courses and ranging from 2% to 14% depending on the course and measurement of completion.”
  • 13. http://www.katyjordan.com/MOOCproject.html
  • 14. http://www.fastcompany.com/3021473/udacity-sebastian-thrun-uphill-climb
  • 15. By the end of 2013 the hype begins to dip Gartner Hype Cycle
  • 16. But … is the hype now being fallen for in health care professions education?
  • 17. The case for MOOCs • Blended learning - flipped classroom! • MOOCs are inherently social! • Learning analytics! • Lifelong learning
  • 18. Are we already ahead of the game?! Medicine, Nursing & Health make the most use of TEL in UK Higher Education Source: UCISA 2012 Survey of Technology Enhanced Learning for Higher Education in the UK!
  • 19. Sharing open educational resources! YouTube, Vimeo, iTunes
  • 20. Video lectures are nothing new …! ! Lectures are only a small piece of the learning experience in health care professions education! … we’re already flipping & using TBL
  • 21. Is technology simply replicating existing practice? http://www.flickr.com/photos/teddy-rised/2814710002/!
  • 22. Have we got a problem with attention span? 1"min" 2"min" 3"min" 4"min" 5"min" 6"min" The optimal video length is 6 minutes or shorter -- students watched most of the way through these short videos. PHILIP GUO edX – 29 Oct 2013! https://www.edx.org/blog/optimal-video-length-student-engagement!
  • 23. Changing emphasis in HCP education
  • 24. Are xMOOCS really social?! Students want face-to-face teaching http://www.flickr.com/photos/x1brett/1472187414/!
  • 25. Assessment & Feedback Issues with quality, plagiarism,! machine marking,
  • 26. Do students have the appropriate skills?
  • 27. What about the …! ! POTENTIAL?
  • 28. New models to widen access?! Pre-med MOOCs? Issues around accreditation?
  • 29. Shortage of basic scientists Can we collaborate to compete?
  • 30. Open Online Courses to support interprofessional learning http://flic.kr/p/dx5HD8
  • 31. Could open online courses help us create new learning opportunities around topics like public health, ethics, global health?!
  • 32. Open badges to accredit learning
  • 33. Most potential at postgraduate and! CME/CPD level
  • 34. Free open access medical education already growing in popularity http://lifeinthefastlane.com/foam/
  • 35. What will MOOCs look like in 5 years? Gartner Hype Cycle
  • 36. Keep our focus on enhancing learning & teaching whilst not being afraid of change
  • 37. What do you think?! ! Questions? Natalie  Lafferty    
 Twi%er  -­‐  @nlafferty   Email  –  n.t.lafferty@dundee.ac.uk   Thank you