H817open reflections

  • 3,100 views
Uploaded on

Some reflections on ru

Some reflections on ru

More in: Education , Technology
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
No Downloads

Views

Total Views
3,100
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
13

Actions

Shares
Downloads
6
Comments
0
Likes
2

Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
    No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. H817Open reflectionsMartin Weller
  • 2. An open course in Open Education• 7 weeks• Informal and formal learners• Running in OpenLearn• Badges• 2 ALS moderating forums• Blog aggregator• Collaboration-lite activity basedmodel• Started March 16th• Also an OER
  • 3. Student spacesCourse spacesThe #H817Open ecosystem
  • 4. Mooc TypescMOOCs xMOOCsDistributedNetworkPeer focusedPlatformLinearAcademic focusedH817Open?
  • 5. Some stats• 239 syndicated blogs• 911 posts• 556 enrolled• 4,698 new visitors• Weekly visitors 1900-450 (200 forlast week)• 13,000 visits• 145,000 page views• 4 registrations on other OU courses• 49 prospectuses requested
  • 6. Tech Issues• OpenLearn platform– Speed– Enrol– Screen real estate– Navigation• Cloudworks & badges• Manual blog adding• Blog platforms
  • 7. Learner issues• Connecting with others• Info overload• Being open• Pacing• What is the rightmetaphor?
  • 8. What worked• Mixing informal and formallearners• Blog aggregator• Weekly email• Allowing flexibility• Activity based approach• Badges• Live sessions
  • 9. What I’d do differently next year• Platform• Initial community/twitteractivity• Advice on reciprocity/engaging• More live sessions• Limit blog options• Update content but largely thesame• More multimedia solutions?
  • 10. What I’ve learnt• MOOCs are hard work• MOOCs are fun• I believe in open
  • 11. To discuss?• MOOCs are the future of higher education• MOOCs are not sustainable• Course reflections• Learner experience• Would you take another MOOC?• Where would the H817Open approach beapplicable?