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ALT’s ocTEL MOOC experience: Designing the platform

ALT’s ocTEL MOOC experience: Designing the platform

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Presentation given to the ALT Scotland SIG 20th June 2013 outlining the general MOOC platform ecosystem including 'MOOC platform as a service' from Coursera et al., and home grown solutions aligned to connectivist principles using WordPress. The talk highlights some of the particular features of the ALT ocTEL platform which uses WordPress with a number of existing plugins like FeedWordPress, bbPress, MailPress and theme customistion to create an agile course platform

Presentation given to the ALT Scotland SIG 20th June 2013 outlining the general MOOC platform ecosystem including 'MOOC platform as a service' from Coursera et al., and home grown solutions aligned to connectivist principles using WordPress. The talk highlights some of the particular features of the ALT ocTEL platform which uses WordPress with a number of existing plugins like FeedWordPress, bbPress, MailPress and theme customistion to create an agile course platform

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ALT’s ocTEL MOOC experience: Designing the platform

  1. 1. ALT’s ocTEL MOOC experience: Designing the platform Creating your own open online course using WordPress Martin Hawksey (@mhawksey) Linda Creanor Grainne Hamilton (@grainnehamilton) http://bit.ly/octelweb5
  2. 2.  The hinterland  The platform  The experience  Open to general discussion/Q&A What/how
  3. 3. THE HINTERLAND
  4. 4. MOOCs
  5. 5. MOOCs Instructivist • Centralised – Content – Quizzes – Discussion
  6. 6. MOOCs Instructivist Connectivist • Centralised – Content – Quizzes – Discussion • De-centralised – seed content – Personal spaces (Twitter, blogs …) – Distributed networks
  7. 7. MOOCs Instructivist Connectivist • Centralised – Content – Quizzes – Discussion • De-centralised – seed content – Personal spaces (Twitter, blogs …) – Distributed networks
  8. 8. “revolutionising conventional models of formal education.” “a transformational new partnership in online education.” “Higher education is broken with increasingly higher costs for both students and our society at large.” "Higher education is ripe for innovation: it is too expensive and limited to a few" Adapted from David Kernohan, 2013 MOOCs As a service
  9. 9. “BlackBoard CourseSites: Move your courses online free” “Pearson OpenClass: Break through to learning at scale” “Instructure Canvas: Open online learning, as defined by you” platform As a service … (which might be used for a mooc) Adapted from David Kernohan, 2013
  10. 10. http://mashe.hawksey.info Open Source bespoke MOOC platforms “XBlock is a component architecture for building courseware.” “the software and technology we used to build our Power Searching with Google online course
  11. 11. Cmooc-ing
  12. 12. PLENK2010 CCK08 CCK09 CCK11 LAK11 PLN MobiMOOC DS106 eduMOOC Change.MOOC GBL MOOC PHONAR PICBOD FSLT12 ocTEL LAK13 MOOCMOOC cMOOC Tools
  13. 13. Do you speak... * ...RSS?
  14. 14. Blogs LMS Social Bookmarking Twitter & Social media Adapted from Siemens, 2012 Example cMooc Architecture
  15. 15. Black box (aggregator) Blogs LMS Social Bookmarking Twitter & Social media Adapted from Siemens, 2012 Example cMooc Architecture
  16. 16. Black box (aggregator) Blogs LMS Social Bookmarking Twitter & Social media Adapted from Siemens, 2012 Example cMooc Architecture
  17. 17. Black box (aggregator) Daily Alert (email/RSS) Central store Comments Blogs LMS Social Bookmarking Twitter & Social media Adapted from Siemens, 2012 Example cMooc Architecture
  18. 18. THE PLATFORM
  19. 19. octel * Wordpress + Course reader + Feedwordpress + Bbpress (forums) + MailPress (newsletter) * Twitter
  20. 20. Course Reader
  21. 21. Course Reader
  22. 22. FeedWordPRess * If no Reg. Import Multiple * Categories * Blogs +plus+ * Keyword filter (title & Body)
  23. 23. Tapping the rhizomes of dotlife: Finding the feed Delicious - http://feeds.delicious.com/v2/rss/tag/octel?fancy=1 Diigo - https://groups.diigo.com/group/alt-octel/rss Mendeley Group - http://www.mendeley.com/groups/3241271/octel/feed/ JISCMail - https://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/cgi-bin/webadmin?RSS&L=OCTEL-PUBLIC&v=2.0 Google+ (via Feed+ Chrome App) - https://script.google.com/macros/s/AKfycbydByKOtcfKB8HFSgIXYspDUrlpMeKFLK9J- he2ZwgSTifQFhZ6/exec?feedId=S30501691364 Scoop.it (via Feed+ Machine Chrome App) - https://script.google.com/macros/s/AKfycbylTVNp0Pu17AZkKhnulX9EK_W9Qu80h3ZpK3f89ujmTSxfBw8/ exec?feedId=S13511380747 Twitter Q&A (via TAGS) - https://script.google.com/macros/s/AKfycbyLu2s_3eKFVuc2kYzS5G9u5c4vWp8gUU3dKVHN- qboidBeVdln/exec?output=rss CC-BY An Phan Van
  24. 24. bbPress (forums)
  25. 25. bbPress (forums)
  26. 26. MailPress
  27. 27. MailPress
  28. 28. MailPress
  29. 29. MailPress
  30. 30. MailPress (Add-ons) *Newsletter Newsletters : for posts *Sync_wordpress_user Users : synchronise with WordPress users *Tracking_ga Tracking : mails activity to your site with google analytics *Batch_send Mails : Send them in batch mode
  31. 31. Twitter *Archived in a Google Spreadsheet (TAGS)
  32. 32. <Other> *More http://mashe.hawksey.info/tag/octel/ +Individual resource submission +Registering users and blogs +Bulk user account creation +Participant lists +Forum activity +Top contributors +Intercom (CRM) +...
  33. 33. THE EXPERIENCE
  34. 34. general discussion/Q&A http://bit.ly/octelweb5

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