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21 January 2016

Producing a MOOC: 3 experiences

Location: Meeting Room 10, 2nd Floor, JLB
Time: 12:30pm - 13:45pm
Speaker(s): Mr Mike Richards, Dr Michel Wermelinger, Lorraine Hudson

In this talk, we will report on our experiences and lessons learned in producing and presenting the three Futurelearn MOOCs “Introduction to Cybersecurity” (https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/introduction-to-cyber-security), “Smart Cities” (https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/smart-cities), and “Learn to Code for Data Analysis” (https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/learn-to-code). The MOOCs illustrate a diversity of funding models and of student workload and activities. Mike Richards is the former Media Fellow of the MCT Faculty and co-author of the cybersecurity MOOC. Lorraine Hudson is an RA on the MK:Smart project and lead educator of the smart cities MOOC, which is a deliverable of the project. Michel Wermelinger is the lead educator of the coding MOOC.

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Contact: mailto:gul.calilki@open.ac.uk