Feb. 13, 2014
• Set a time table for work to be completed on our
end within the due dates below.
• Dates that were given to us
• Beta launch date is June 23, 2014
• First half of content is due to Canvas by March 26
• Final half of content is due to Canvas by April 16
• Evaluate the current content, which is now in
• What to keep, delete or contextualize
• Discard content not needed
• Contextualize concepts for Advanced Manufacturing
What concepts need contextualizing specifically for our needs
• Discuss if we want to attach badges to
Time Table for MOOC beta
live April 21
live Aug 21
Beta test must be completed by
end of Nov. 2014
Typical MOOC registrant
• lurks in the first MOOC registered, usually doesn’t complete the
• predominately male
• currently employed; in this country
• they’re also older than you might expect.
• Far more enrollees view them as a diversion than they do as a
means to a college degree or a new job
• Typically have a 2 or 4 year degree
• Only allots 2-3 hours per week in 15 to 20 minute increments
• Only completes 1 out of 4 MOOCs registered in
• To take advantage of a MOOC
• requires sufficient schooling to be able to follow college-level material,
consistent access to the Web, reliable internet
Design for a course running 4-7 weeks
• Cannot build the MOOC like an online course.
• Must be designed for mobile devices
• Compact Content with video length less than 3 minutes
• Total time on task is 30 minutes including practice drills.
Each learning “chunk” contains
• Context-grabbing the students interest as well as provide relevance to
• Challenge- create small packages of learning which can be completed in 15
to 20 minutes
• Activity-showing that they understand the content
• Feedback-can be personal or automatic.
What needs added, deleted, and contextualized
• Canvas has requested us to change title and refine course
description to appeal to a broader audience.
• Ideas on a “new” name
• Career Math was suggested
• My concern was could this name be confused with MAT107 for our
• Covers material designed for career technical or general
studies students who need to study particular mathematical
topics. Topics may include measurement, algebra, geometry,
trigonometry, graphs, and/or finance.
Critical Evaluation of
Focus of this MOOC is not on teaching MAT108 competencies but:
• Use as a tool to enable a student to “refresh” their knowledge
of concepts to test out of MAT108
• Can be used as a supplemental resource to refer a struggling
student to brush up on needed math skills
• Think of content as “just in time” –what is the essential
skill/knowledge does the Advance Machining student need in
regards to the 17 competencies?
• Do we really need everything in Numbers, Conversions and
• Conversions, Whole Numbers, Fractions, Decimals, Integers, Rational
Numbers, Binary, Octal, and Hexadecimal numbers, metric system
• What is acceptable?
• Completing all modules?
• Completing at 70%
Badges for skill attainment?
• Do we want badges for all modules?
• Or identify what skills are high priority, backwards design
those skills to a competency, and award badge for
The TAACCCT OPEN Requirement
Language from RFP:
In order to further the goal of career training and education and
encourage innovation in the development of new learning materials,
as a condition of the receipt of a Trade Adjustment Assistance
Community College and Career Training Grant (“Grant”), the Grantee
will be required to license to the public (not including the Federal
Government) all work created with the support of the grant
(“Work”) under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License
(“License”). This License allows subsequent users to copy, distribute,
transmit and adapt the copyrighted work and requires such users to
attribute the work in the manner specified by the Grantee. Notice of
the License shall be affixed to the Work.
For more information: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0.
All work in MOOCS should be CC BY licensed and
contain no 3rd party proprietary material
MOOCs content will have no intellectual
Finding Open Resources
CHAMP URL dashboard
Videos: YouTube, Vimeo or the Internet Archive
Audio/Podcasts: Soundcloud or the Internet Archive
OER course publishing
Webinars and Videos explaining TAACCCT Requirement for CC BY
Links to Creative Commons Resources:
CHAMP URL dashboard
License Chooser tool:
If anything is uploaded to the sites in the following web link, the are automatically
attributed with a CC license: http://wiki.creativecommons.org/Publish
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