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Professor Mark Brown
Director, National Institute for Digital Learning
How MOOCs Boost Student Mobility
and Increase Cross...
How can you
Strategically Invest in
Online Learning
to Boost Student Mobility and
Increase Cross-Institutional Programmes?
• Hosted National Centre for Distance Education
• OSCAIL Early Adopter of Online Learning
• 2013 Launched New National Ins...
National Institute for Digital Learning
@NIDL_DCU
A World-Class Irish Education Online
http://www.dcu.ie/online
A World-Class Irish Education Online
MOOCs for student mobility…
1. Why
2. A Small Example
3. A Really Big Example
“If MOOCs are the future
solution for increased
student mobility, then what
is the problem?”
1. Why
1. Why
1. Why
Smart Move?
1. Why
1. Why
1. Why
1. Why
1. Why
1. Why
1. Why
1. Why
1. Why
Education at a Glance…
1. Why
Education at a Glance…
1. Why
Allen, E., & Seaman, J., with Poulin, R., & Taylor Straut, T. (2016). Online report card: Tracking online
education in the...
(Heinlein, 2015)
71% outside
1. Why
1. Why
1. Why
“It will not be possible to satisfy the rising
demand for Higher Education, especially
in developing countries, by relying...
2. A small example
http://www.dcu.ie/academy
2. A small example
2. A small example
Woodley, A., & Simpson, O. (2014). Student dropout: The elephant in the room (pp. 459-483). In O. Zawacki-Richter &
T. And...
Key Principles
Student
Success
Self
Regulation
PersonalisationCustomisation
Point
of Need
Voice of
Other Learners
2. A sma...
2. A small example
2. A small example
• A good beginning
• What to expect
• Time is precious
• Skills for success
• What is required to succe...
2. A small example
Am I Ready for Study?
2. A small example
Am I Ready for Study?
2. A small example
2. A small example
Am I Ready for Study?
Do I have Enough Time?
2. A small example
Do I have Enough Time?
2. A small example
Who Can I Ask?
2. A small example
Study Tips for Me
2. A small example
2. A small example
Evaluation of Pilot
2. A small example
2. A small example
3. A really big example
Running
to catch a
moving train...
3. A really big example
“Online learning
(MOOCs)
should be in
the service of
big ideas,
not as a big idea
in itself” (adapted from Barnett, 2011)....
3. A really big example
3. A really big example
3. A really big example
uWOLA…
University Worldwide Online Learning Alliance
A World-Class Online Education, Wherever You ...
3. A really big example
The Alliance…
• 10 universities
• Estabished leaders
• No more than two in each country
• Opening ...
3. A really big example
USPs…
• Glocal brand
• Single portal
• Agent network
• Innovation
• Joint research
• Strategic lea...
3. A really big example
uWOLLA
Conclusion…
Conclusion…
Student mobility
and cross-institutional
partnerships have many
different faces
“If MOOCs are the future
solution for increased
student mobility, then what
is the problem?”
Critical
Consumers
Critical
Citizens
WHERE DO WE WANT TO GO?
(Delors Report, 1972)
LEARNING
TO BE
LEARNING
TO KNOW
LEARNIN...
Go raibh
maith
agaibh!
Professor Mark Brown
Director, National Institute for Digital Learning
www.dcu.ie/nidlmark.brown@dcu.ie
@mbrownz www.slide...
How MOOCs Boost Student Mobility and Increase Cross-Institutional Programmes (MID2017)
How MOOCs Boost Student Mobility and Increase Cross-Institutional Programmes (MID2017)
How MOOCs Boost Student Mobility and Increase Cross-Institutional Programmes (MID2017)
How MOOCs Boost Student Mobility and Increase Cross-Institutional Programmes (MID2017)
How MOOCs Boost Student Mobility and Increase Cross-Institutional Programmes (MID2017)
How MOOCs Boost Student Mobility and Increase Cross-Institutional Programmes (MID2017)
How MOOCs Boost Student Mobility and Increase Cross-Institutional Programmes (MID2017)
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How MOOCs Boost Student Mobility and Increase Cross-Institutional Programmes (MID2017)

  1. 1. Professor Mark Brown Director, National Institute for Digital Learning How MOOCs Boost Student Mobility and Increase Cross-Institutional Programmes 31st January 2017 @mbrownz
  2. 2. How can you Strategically Invest in Online Learning to Boost Student Mobility and Increase Cross-Institutional Programmes?
  3. 3. • Hosted National Centre for Distance Education • OSCAIL Early Adopter of Online Learning • 2013 Launched New National Institute…
  4. 4. National Institute for Digital Learning @NIDL_DCU
  5. 5. A World-Class Irish Education Online http://www.dcu.ie/online
  6. 6. A World-Class Irish Education Online
  7. 7. MOOCs for student mobility… 1. Why 2. A Small Example 3. A Really Big Example
  8. 8. “If MOOCs are the future solution for increased student mobility, then what is the problem?”
  9. 9. 1. Why
  10. 10. 1. Why
  11. 11. 1. Why Smart Move?
  12. 12. 1. Why
  13. 13. 1. Why
  14. 14. 1. Why
  15. 15. 1. Why
  16. 16. 1. Why
  17. 17. 1. Why
  18. 18. 1. Why
  19. 19. 1. Why
  20. 20. 1. Why
  21. 21. Education at a Glance… 1. Why
  22. 22. Education at a Glance… 1. Why
  23. 23. Allen, E., & Seaman, J., with Poulin, R., & Taylor Straut, T. (2016). Online report card: Tracking online education in the United States. Babson Survey Research Group and Quahog Research Group. 2% 1. Why
  24. 24. (Heinlein, 2015) 71% outside 1. Why
  25. 25. 1. Why
  26. 26. 1. Why
  27. 27. “It will not be possible to satisfy the rising demand for Higher Education, especially in developing countries, by relying on traditional approaches.” (Sir John Daniel, 2013) Past President, Commonwealth of Learning; Previous Vice-Chancellor, UK Open University 1. Why
  28. 28. 2. A small example
  29. 29. http://www.dcu.ie/academy 2. A small example
  30. 30. 2. A small example
  31. 31. Woodley, A., & Simpson, O. (2014). Student dropout: The elephant in the room (pp. 459-483). In O. Zawacki-Richter & T. Anderson (Eds.). Online distance education: Towards a research agenda. Athabasca: AU Press. 2. A small example
  32. 32. Key Principles Student Success Self Regulation PersonalisationCustomisation Point of Need Voice of Other Learners 2. A small example
  33. 33. 2. A small example
  34. 34. 2. A small example • A good beginning • What to expect • Time is precious • Skills for success • What is required to succeed • Next steps
  35. 35. 2. A small example
  36. 36. Am I Ready for Study? 2. A small example
  37. 37. Am I Ready for Study? 2. A small example
  38. 38. 2. A small example Am I Ready for Study?
  39. 39. Do I have Enough Time? 2. A small example
  40. 40. Do I have Enough Time? 2. A small example
  41. 41. Who Can I Ask? 2. A small example
  42. 42. Study Tips for Me 2. A small example
  43. 43. 2. A small example
  44. 44. Evaluation of Pilot 2. A small example
  45. 45. 2. A small example
  46. 46. 3. A really big example
  47. 47. Running to catch a moving train... 3. A really big example
  48. 48. “Online learning (MOOCs) should be in the service of big ideas, not as a big idea in itself” (adapted from Barnett, 2011). 3. A really big example
  49. 49. 3. A really big example
  50. 50. 3. A really big example
  51. 51. 3. A really big example uWOLA… University Worldwide Online Learning Alliance A World-Class Online Education, Wherever You Are
  52. 52. 3. A really big example The Alliance… • 10 universities • Estabished leaders • No more than two in each country • Opening access is core to mission • 25+ year history of flexible delivery • Ranked in the top 500 universities • Most in the top 100 under 50 years • Strong track record of student success
  53. 53. 3. A really big example USPs… • Glocal brand • Single portal • Agent network • Innovation • Joint research • Strategic leadership • MOOCs • Scholarships • Credit transfer • First-year online • Joint programmes • Internationalisation
  54. 54. 3. A really big example uWOLLA
  55. 55. Conclusion…
  56. 56. Conclusion… Student mobility and cross-institutional partnerships have many different faces
  57. 57. “If MOOCs are the future solution for increased student mobility, then what is the problem?”
  58. 58. Critical Consumers Critical Citizens WHERE DO WE WANT TO GO? (Delors Report, 1972) LEARNING TO BE LEARNING TO KNOW LEARNING TO DO LEARNING TO LIVE TOGETHER Critical Thinkers
  59. 59. Go raibh maith agaibh!
  60. 60. Professor Mark Brown Director, National Institute for Digital Learning www.dcu.ie/nidlmark.brown@dcu.ie @mbrownz www.slideshare.net/mbrownz

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