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MOOCS: it’s time to shake, rattle and roll


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Presentation to Libraries, MOOCs and online learning ALIA,CAUL, OCLC and State Library of Queensland Symposium.

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MOOCS: it’s time to shake, rattle and roll

  1. 1. MOOCS: it’s time to shake, rattle and roll Roxanne Missingham, University Librarian, ANU
  2. 2. 2 MOOCs Arbyreed Shake, rattle and roll
  3. 3. “That's what education should be," I said, "the art of orientation. Educators should devise the simplest and most effective methods of turning minds around. It shouldn't be the art of implanting sight in the organ, but should proceed on the understanding that the organ already has the capacity, but is improperly aligned and isn't facing the right way.” ― Plato, The Republic 3
  4. 4. Get out from that kitchen and rattle those pots and pans 4 Bazely2356 Camoflage
  5. 5. “Shake” • Looking forwards with MOOCs • Collections  opening up our thinking  open access resources come to into their own • Is “look it up in the catalogue” a sufficient expectation? 5
  6. 6. Well, you never do nothin' to save your doggone soul 6 Café press Neil Gaiman quote 351917/libraryfrontwhite_tshirt?pro ductId=651339039
  7. 7. “Rattle” • How can we offer preparation beyond our library walls? • ILP => Open badges => ? 7
  8. 8. I'm like a one-eyed cat, peepin' in a sea-food store 8 Another Dimension by Felix-L-Gato
  9. 9. “Roll” • Scholarly publishing – taking the bull by the horns – ANU’s first eText • Partnerships – Digitisation • Copyright reform – And complexities when we are using overseas platforms 9
  10. 10. It can’t go back in the box 10 A whole new world That's where we'll be A thrilling place A wondrous place For you and me