Category: Impact

Benefits for teachers in joining a MOOC

As mentioned in the previous post Dr. Sarah Younie, Dr. Patricia Charlton and Professor Christina Preston delivered a 45 minute conference presentation at BETT 2015 on MOOCs, their benefits and future potential. The presentation introduced the concepts and rationale behind a

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HANDSON at Online Educa Berlin 2014

ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN is the largest global conference on technology supported learning and training for the corporate, education and public service sectors. The 20th edition of ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN on December 2014 focused on “the evolving shape of modern learning and

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Dissemination actions: Sofia University – eLene2Learn

HANDSON workshop at the Sofia University The HANDSON MOOC 3 is being offered in 7 languages in parallel, one of them Bulgarian. This is possible thanks to the OUNL partner and Sofia University, which is a key Associate Partner and contributes to

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Why are educators joining the MOOC?

Bigger view  With over 2200 participants from 120 different countries  now signed up to the HANDSON MOOC “Design Studio for ICT based learning activities” the  responses collected on the survey forms reveal some of the very interesting reasons for signing up.

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YOU are part of it. Welcome Educators from all over the World.

We have reached 2,000 participants. With today’s post, we want to share with the countries and places from where these participants come from. 120 countries have at least 1 participant and 29 countries have at least 10 participants. We want

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Every Letter is Negotiable

By Dr Peter Sloep   Massive Open Online Courses have put online education on the agendas of the boards of many universities. And that cannot be a bad thing. For too long universities have hand-cuffed innovation by ignoring the opportunities

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It’s not too late to join free HANDSON MOOC

We are delighted to announce that more than 1000 participants have already registered to the HANDSON MOOC. Educators from all over the world are joining the first MOOC to be offered in 7 languages in parallel.  Do you want to

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MOOCs: Tutor or Facilitator?

Written by Viktorija Florjančič, EMUNI team During my PhD study I carried out some research about the tutor’s role in an online course. Based on literature review I became aware of high dropout reported in different research studies (more in

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10 Observations of the Handson MOOC (Pilot2)

We are in the end of the HANDSON MOOC and whilst we await the formal evaluation of the course;  here are some observations on what happened during the course. 1. We expected about 100 students but nearly 1000 participants  registered, (although half

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More than 500 Greek teachers participate in HandsOn Pilot 2

Screenshot, An active Greek discussion forum. Ellinogermaniki Agogi (EA) contributed to the dissemination of the second pilot by sending invitation through emails and  the etwinning mailing list to all primary and secondary Greek Schools. Eventually, more than 500 Greek educators

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