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  • Bwertung von Sehr wichtig bis nicht wichtig der Bedeutung der Beteiligungsmöglichkeiten und Angebote.
  • 20% (Umfrage 1 137 von 686) haben schon einmal an einem OPCO teilgenommen


  • 1. E-Learning an deutschen Hochschulen – State-of-the-Art und TrendsDr. Anne Thillosen, Programmkonferenz UTB, 27.02.2013Dr. Anne Thillosen (e-teaching.org / KMRC Tübingen)Conceptualizing and implementing MOOCs –experiences and lessons learned fromOPCO12 and an outlook on COER1310 years10 years
  • 2. Dr. Anne Thillosen (KMRC, Tübingen/Germany)eMadrid, 19.04.20131/20Agenda• MOOCs:- A brief overview & the German MOOC landscape• OPCO12:- Conception & structure- Central results of the evaluation• COER13:- First impressions• Lessons learned & open questions
  • 3. Dr. Anne Thillosen (KMRC, Tübingen/Germany)eMadrid, 19.04.2013MOOCM – Massive•Number of participants – from 150 up to more than 100.000O – Open•Accessible, no restrictions of participation•No payment•(for cMOOCs also: decentralized, open infrastructure, learners definetheir own objectives, the tools they use etc.)O – Online•Online only, realized via different technological systems•(bMOOCs may have face-to-face meetings)C – Course•Organized as a “course“ ( OER)•(for cMOOCs also: community, communication etc.)Chaos? Confusion?2/20
  • 4. Dr. Anne Thillosen (KMRC, Tübingen/Germany)eMadrid, 19.04.20132012 – Year of the MOOC2008: ”Connectivism and Connective Knowledge“ (CCK08) – 1stMOOC (“cMOOC“), offered by Downes & Siemens2011: 3 courses, launched by Stanford University, each with over100.000 enrollments (“xMOOC“)Feb 2012: The Horizon Report 2012 does not mention MOOCs2012: Launch of several consortia offering MOOCs: udacity,coursera, edX etc.Nov 2012: The New York Times declared 2012 to be the Year of theMOOCFeb 2013: The Horizon Report 2013 predicts MOOCs to be a trendwith a Time-to-Adoption Horizon of one year or less3/20
  • 5. Dr. Anne Thillosen (KMRC, Tübingen/Germany)eMadrid, 19.04.2013MOOC – OverviewTypes of MOOCs•cMOOC: “connectivist“, “the original concept“, seminar-like•xMOOCs: x for “extension“, instructional conception, often very high numbers ofenrollment, lecture-like•bMOOCs: blended MOOC – combination with face-to-face meetings, e.g.seminar at a university and open group of participants•smOOC: small Open Online Course, less than 150 participants, seminar-likeGerman MOOCs in the context of universities•cMOOCs: OPCO11, OCWL11, OPCO12, MMC13, COER13•xMOOCs (since 2012)- 2012: Hasso-Plattner-Institut- 2012: IMC AG in cooperation with Univ. des Saarlandes- 2013: Digital School of the Leuphana Univ. Lüneburg- 2013: Call from iversity / Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft4/20
  • 6. Dr. Anne Thillosen (KMRC, Tübingen/Germany)eMadrid, 19.04.2013OPCO11Yuan, Li, and Stephen Powell. MOOCs and Open Education: Implicationsfor Higher Education. White Paper. University of Bolton: CETIS, 2013.http://publications.cetis.ac.uk/2013/6675/20OPCO12 and COER13 within theMOOC landscape
  • 7. Dr. Anne Thillosen (KMRC, Tübingen/Germany)eMadrid, 19.04.2013OPen COurse 2012 „Trends im E-Teaching– der Horizon Report unter der Lupe“• Co-operation partners: studiumdigitale(Univ. Frankfurt), MultimediakontorHamburg (MMKH), Dr. Jochen Robes(Blogger in the field of further education),e-teaching.org• 16.04. – 21.07: 14 weeks, six topics:- Mobile Apps - Learning Analytics- Tablet Computing - Gesture-Based Computing- Game-Based Learning - Internet of Things• 1.451 enrollments• 3 accompanying surveys: before start, at half time, at the end;analysis of logfiles; analysis of blogposts, tweets, comments etc.6/20
  • 8. Dr. Anne Thillosen (KMRC, Tübingen/Germany)eMadrid, 19.04.2013cMOOCs: the connectivist principles• Aggregate• Remix• Repurpose• Feed Forward Self-paced learning NetworkingStumbling blocks•Heterogeneous group of participants•Information overload – and difficulties tofind the different sources•Participants need self-disciplin•Inhibitions of writing publicly•Calculation of the expenditure of time isdifficult7/20
  • 9. Dr. Anne Thillosen (KMRC, Tübingen/Germany)eMadrid, 19.04.2013Structure of OPCO12Week 1 of a course unit Week 2 of a course unitMondayIntroduction to thetopic of the unit,readingsuggestions &suggestions forother contentThursdayOnline eventMondayInterim conclusionand collection ofquestions for thefurther discussionby the moderatorFridaySummary of thecourse unit anddocumentation ofthe results by thehostsRegular news / blog posts / tweets from the hosts and organizers;All participants can take part in the discussion via blogs, tweets, comments etc.http://opco12.de/8/20
  • 10. Dr. Anne Thillosen (KMRC, Tübingen/Germany)eMadrid, 19.04.2013Which content was most importantto the participants?(2nd survey, n = 79)9/20Summaries Content Online Reading Blog posts News- Blog posts Chat Tweetsproposals events proposals (organizers) letters (participants)
  • 11. Dr. Anne Thillosen (KMRC, Tübingen/Germany)eMadrid, 19.04.2013Online-EventsLiveRecording10/20week 1 week 2 & 3 week 4 & 5 week 6 & 7 week 8 & 9 week 10 & 11 week 12 & 13Introduction
  • 12. Dr. Anne Thillosen (KMRC, Tübingen/Germany)eMadrid, 19.04.2013Blogposts & comments295 Blog posts 265 CommentsIntro-duction11/20week 1 week 2 & 3 week 4 & 5 week 6 & 7 week 8 & 9 week 10 & 11 week 12 & 13
  • 13. Dr. Anne Thillosen (KMRC, Tübingen/Germany)eMadrid, 19.04.2013Analysis of the blog posts of OPCO12– by a participant(http://sylviamoessinger.files.wordpress.com/, 11.07.2012)37365431251012/20
  • 14. Dr. Anne Thillosen (KMRC, Tübingen/Germany)eMadrid, 19.04.2013Tweets2.300 Tweets with #opco121st week 2nd week 3rd week 4th week 5th week 6th week 7th week 8th week 9th week 10thweek 11th week 12th week 13th weekIntro-duction13/20week 1 week 2 & 3 week 4 & 5 week 6 & 7 week 8 & 9 week 10 & 11 week 12 & 13
  • 15. Dr. Anne Thillosen (KMRC, Tübingen/Germany)eMadrid, 19.04.2013Networking with other participants(3rd survey, n = 144)contact before OPCO12: 80%: Nocontact during OPCO12: 55%: 0 persons34%: 1-3 persons5%: 4-6 persons6%: more than 6 persons68%: It was NOT my wish to make new contacts64%: Networking was NOT IMPORTANT to me14/20
  • 16. Dr. Anne Thillosen (KMRC, Tübingen/Germany)eMadrid, 19.04.2013Correlation betweenbadge and participation(2nd survey, n = 79)15/20writing commenting reading online event readingBlog posts blog posts materials blogposts
  • 17. Dr. Anne Thillosen (KMRC, Tübingen/Germany)eMadrid, 19.04.2013COER13: The Online Course on OER(Open Educational Ressources)• 08.04. – 28.06.2013• 12 weeks: introduction week;5 topics / units, final reflection week• 1.018 enrollments (16.04.13)• 62 registered blog feeds (16.04.13)• Ca. 700 Tweets with #coer13(16.04.13)• Ca. 60 blog posts (16.04.13)• More than 300 posts in the internetforumwww.coer13.de16/20
  • 18. Dr. Anne Thillosen (KMRC, Tübingen/Germany)eMadrid, 19.04.2013• 11 weeks,11 topics / units• Online events• Very free struc-ture l…• Aggregation ofBlogs, Twitter• Platform: Blog• Comments• No certification17/20• 14 weeks,6 topics / units• Online events• … more structuredl……..• Aggregation ofBlogs, Twitter• Platform: Blog• Comments• Online badges,3 levels• 12 weeks,5 topics / units• Online events• … and even morestructured• Aggregation of Blogs,Twitter• Platform: gRRShopper• Internet forum, Wiki• Online badges, 2 levels• (voluntary) assignmentsfor every unitOPCO11
  • 19. Dr. Anne Thillosen (KMRC, Tübingen/Germany)eMadrid, 19.04.2013Who are the participants?Professional backgroundEmployee at a central unit of a university 27% 23%Working in the education sector (but notin a university or in school)27% 20%Lecturer / professor at a university 19% 21%Employed at a business enterprise 15% 8%Self-employed 14% 18%Student 13% 16%Teacher (at a school) 11% 23%n = 610 n = 42618/20Age<20 0,5%20 – 29 13% 9%30 – 39 28% 23%40 – 49 35% 33%50 – 59 18% 26%>60 6% 7%n = 610 n = 391
  • 20. Dr. Anne Thillosen (KMRC, Tübingen/Germany)eMadrid, 19.04.2013MotivationWhy do you participate?Interest in the topic 90% 98%Type of the course 67% 85%Professional development 62% 78%Prominence of organizers 12% 38%Relevance for my studies 9% 25%n = 610 n = 39219/20MOOCexperienceYes 20% 37%No 80% 63%n = 610 n = 410
  • 21. Dr. Anne Thillosen (KMRC, Tübingen/Germany)eMadrid, 19.04.201320/20Open questions & lessons learned• Pedagogy of MOOCs: still a field of experimentation• Self-regulated learning skills necessary• Media literacy important factor• Interconnection between learners not that important …• Badges can foster engagement and motivation• Significance of the chosen tools
  • 22. Dr. Anne Thillosen (KMRC, Tübingen/Germany)eMadrid, 19.04.2013Many thanks for your attention!a.thillosen@iwm-kmrc.dewww.e-teaching.orgwww.coer13.deM C
  • 23. Dr. Anne Thillosen (KMRC, Tübingen/Germany)eMadrid, 19.04.2013Many thanks for your attention!a.thillosen@iwm-kmrc.dewww.e-teaching.orgwww.coer13.deM C
  • 24. What is e-teaching.org?An information portal tofoster the use of new mediain higher education•4 Main Sections•4 “Service Sections”•for users with different levelsof knowledge and•skills in the field of ICTConceptualized for•self-navigated learning or•hybrid qualification con-ceptswhich combine the portal withadvisory services http://www.e-teaching.org/English translation (main pages)http://www.e-teaching.org/etresources/media/en/index.html