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Presentation to the Association of Law Teachers 2013 conference.

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All consuming MOOCs All consuming MOOCs Presentation Transcript

  • The all-consuming MOOC Michael Bromby: Discipline Lead
  • OverviewWhat is a MOOC anyway?Massive – potentially thousands, notalwaysOpen – question of entry, fees andopennessOnline – electronic, not always distantCourse – more than just a single event 2
  • OverviewThinking about work-place learningand structuring online reflection, in theopen, for the massesMOOC-madness • Online / Flexible Learning • Retention and Success • Assessment and Feedback • Sustainability 3
  • MOOCs – what‟s out there?www.coursera.orgNumerous law courses – many are US basedVariable duration and topic„Introductory‟ sales pitch?See also: Udacity, FutureLearn and others 4
  • MOOCs – what‟s out there?www.coursera.orgNumerous law courses – many are US basedVariable duration and topic„Introductory‟ sales pitch? 5
  • MOOCs – what‟s out there?www.olds.ac.uk“This free, open and online course (MOOC) has beendesigned with further and higher educationprofessionals in mind - lecturers, qualification teams,awarding bodies, learning technologists, library andstudent support staff and learning and teachingspecialists - but may also be of interest to teachers (orteachers to be) in secondary schools or informal/workbased learning facilitators, in fact, anyone with aninterest in curriculum and learning design.” 6
  • MOOCs – what‟s out there?www.olds.ac.uk“This free, open and online course (MOOC) has beendesigned with further and higher educationprofessionals in mind - lecturers, qualificationteams, awarding bodies, learning technologists, libraryand student support staff and learning and teachingspecialists - but may also be of interest to teachers (orteachers to be) in secondary schools or informal/workbased learning facilitators, in fact, anyone with aninterest in curriculum and learning design.” 7
  • MOOCs – online“All aboard the bandwagon!” OERs MOOCs (2yrs) Second Life ©http://www.totalinsights.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/social-media-bandwagon-427x250.jpg 8
  • MOOCs – Retention / SuccessStrong emphasis on self-directed learnerA cast of thousands!Study groups“Fail to prepare… Prepare to…!”http://jimmyaquino.typepad.com/jimmys_juke_joint/2006/04/_falling_off_th.html 9
  • MOOCs – AssessmentStrong emphasis on self-directed learnerA cast of thousands!Study groupsCost of assessment“Caveat emptor” 10
  • MOOCs – FeedbackStrong emphasis on self-directed learnerA cast of thousands!Study groupsSelf-reflectionPeer evaluationhttp://dharmaconsulting.com/2009/what-hurts-more-feedback-feelings-part-1/ 11
  • MOOCs – Sustainabilityx-MOOCs offer:• Old-hat teaching• Substantive content• “Know-what”c-MOOCs offer:• Social/cultural connect• Substantive content• “Know-how” 12
  • MOOCs – ConnectivismCentral to connectivism is the relationshipbetween work experience, learning andknowledgeGriffiths, Tony; David Guile (2003). "A Connective Model of Learning: theimplications for work process knowledge". European EducationalResearch Journal 2 (1): 56Bad page specification here. 13http://ignatiawebs.blogspot.co.uk/2010/01/
  • ConclusionsLegal EducationLearning about / to do / to beRole of a MOOC?Framework for self-reflectionStructured approach to work-based learning 14
  • SuggestionsProposalThe mini-MOOC – is this then an OOC?A c-MOOC for students undertaking voluntaryor placements on extracurricular levelPurposeConnect the disconnect relating to placementsBuild upon the M and O to avoid just an OC 15
  • Michael BrombyMichael.bromby@heacademy.ac.uk 07889 352-814@HEA_Law, Facebook, LinkedInwww.heacademy.ac.uk/disciplines/law Legal news and resourceshttp://www.heacademy.ac.uk/my_academy: Alerts and newslettersContact Details