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Presentation on Campus NooA at the SVERD Conference 18 October 2013 in Stockholm

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  1. 1. Nordic open online Academy An International Learning Mall for Online Courses 1
  2. 2. Morten Flate Paulsen <>, Campus NooA, Founder, CEO 2
  3. 3. Mission NooA’s mission is to provide quality online education that creates sustainable value, public awareness and footprints to follow 3
  4. 4. Aims NooA’s aim is to become an international Learning Mall for Online Courses. This means that it works to develop a multilingual learning community which: 1. is an attractive partner for individuals, institutions and companies that develop, translate and sell online courses 2. provides students with much flexibility and learning value for their money 3. is acknowledged and accredited in several countries 4. recruits students from many countries 5. provides courses at least in English, Portuguese, Spanish, German, French, Danish, Swedish and Norwegian 6. is among the largest Nordic providers of online courses 4
  5. 5. NooA values • • • • • • Economical Flexible Acknowledging Quality-conscious Transparent Social Econo mical Flexible Quality aware Acknow ledging Transpa rent E-FAQTS Social 5
  6. 6. Cooperative online education Affinity to learning community Independence with the help of others Collaborative learning Cooperative learning depends on groups takes place in networks Rigid individual learning Flexible individual learning is controlled by the school is controlled by the student Individual flexibility NooA spesializes in Cooperative learning
  7. 7. Online Footprints Clockwise: • • • • • • • 7
  8. 8. International Learning Community • • • • • • Partners in several language areas International Advisory Board International Quality Board Scandinavian Student Commission Campus NooA is easy to understand and remember in many languages English as a required language for teachers and course developers – The Collegium (Collegiate forum) is a forum in English for teachers and course developers – Certificate for Online Teaching (COT) is required • The users may choose portal menus in many more languages • National domain names • Economic model that stimulates translation 8
  9. 9. Scandinavian Student Commision Campus NooA is establishing a Scandinavian Student Commission with six representative participants among NooA’s online students. Their mandate is to find an organitation form and an action plan to provide advice and suggestions for improved quality for NooA’s courses and services. The student commission is initially limited to Scandinavian students, since it was introduced as an argument to get financial support from Vox, wich is a Norwegian agency. 9
  10. 10. International Advisory Board The Board should consist of members that have special qualifications to pursue NooA’s mission and give strategic advice on purposes such as: • Which services, subjects, courses and programs NooA could offer to support online learners in general and learners with special needs in particular. • Research and development activities that can contribute to the development of NooA, improved online teaching and student support services and general advancement for the benefit for the entire online education sector. • How NooA could disseminate research, evaluations and good practice in online education to the benefit of the national and international online education communities. • How NooA can use e-learning to support and contribute to social entrepreneurship and humanitarian activities. • Any other strategic and ideal purpose that supports NooA’s mission. 10
  11. 11. International Advisory Board 11
  12. 12. NooA Partners • • • • • • • • Norwegian: MFP English: MFP Spanish: Danish: Portuguese: Swedish: German: To be decided French: To be decided 12
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  14. 14. The Quality Board mandate The Quality Board is set up to support Campus NooA in assuring, maintaining and developing the quality of NooA’s total operations, including information of courses and programmes, administration of courses and programmes and student services, course contents, teaching and learning methodology, evaluation of students, and teacher qualifications. Main activities: 1. The Quality Board will advise NooA in designing and carrying out evaluations related to all projects with national and/or international external funding. 2. The Quality Board will advise NooA in developing and carrying out suitable evaluation of courses and programmes. 3. The Quality Board will contribute to and ensure that NooA administration produces a yearly quality report to the Main Board of NooA. 4. The Quality Board will advise NooA in developing a suitable quality assurance system. 14
  15. 15. The Quality Board 15
  16. 16. Keystones • • • • • • • • • • • • • Individual start and progression 180 or 365 daysaccess to the course Extra fee for additional access time Moodle for marketing, prospective system and learning management Advance payment of tuition fees PayPal for payment and invoicing Teachers develop courses without payment in the free course Certificate in Online Teaching All students will get free access to the course Student License All courses must be revised every second year NooA has the right to use the course if a teacher/course developer withdraw NooA intend to pay teachers better than the competitors do NooA does not provide exams, but may prepare for public exams Students must buy text books themselves 16
  17. 17. Noen muligheter i Norge NooA Høgskole NooA Fagskole NooA Videregående NooA Bedriftsopplæring NooA International NooA Ungdomsskole 17
  18. 18. Some milestones 2012  August: Set up Moodle and web servers  November: Officially accredited in Norway as "net school" (nettskole)  December: Accepted as member of EDEN, NADE and FLUID  December: Introduces Forfatterskole 2013  January: Ten courses ready  March: Received NOK 400.000 grant for course development of 30 courses from Vox  April: Introduces NooA Videregående skole  October: 30 courses ready 18
  19. 19. Some examples Studentlappen Vidaregående skole Skrivarekurs på norsk Kurs for bedrifter og organisasjoner Writing courses in English Pedagogical courses in English 19
  20. 20. Organisasjonskart for NooA AS Styre NooA partnere Studentkommisjon Lærere Rådgivende organ Rektor/ Daglig leder Kursutviklere Kvalitetsråd Adm. drift IT-drift 20
  21. 21. Caring is sharing, sharing is caring Footprints FB:Ebba Ossiannilsson T:@EbbaOssian Phone: +4670995448 S: siann B: http://e4qualityinnovationandlearnin Ebba Ossiannilsson NooA Country partner Sweden