Category: Learning

Call for facilitators: Learn to be a MOOC facilitator and much more!

Post by Carles Fernandez and Muriel Garretta The Hands-On ICT (HANDSON, http://handsonict.eu/) project aims at facilitating the integration of ICT tools in teaching and learning by developing a learning-by-doing environment, designed to be explored by educators, individually, or with the guidance

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HandsOn MOOC, Third Pilot, Begins October 2014

The second pilot course of the project has just finished. The MOOC has been really successful in terms of number of participants and the amount and quality of their work. Almost 800 persons from several nationalities joined the course, and

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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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HANDSON at ARNES 2014

 Hands-On ICT at ARNES 2014, A guest post by Dr. Benjamin Lesjak Dr. Benjamin Lesjak, EMUNI, Slovenia; who is a member of the HANDSON consortium, recently delivered a presentation at ARNES 2014 Conference – Transferring Knowledge http://eng.sirikt.si/events/arnes-2014-conference/. Benjamin presented his experiences of

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HANDSON MOOC pilot 2 Badges

We are using badges for the HANDSON MOOC as a recognition tool for the completion of the course activities. You can earn a badge each week indicating that you have completed the activities. When you log into the Moodle and

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Designing a MOOC on training teachers to use ICT

This blog post describes summarily the steps the OUNL team took to design the HANDSON MOOC on training teacher with ICT. The terms of the HANDSON project stipulated that the entire design should seek to stimulate being creative on the

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We are 1001 and growing!

Thanks to all participants that have already registered to the HANDSON pilot 2: “Design Studio for ICT-based Learning Activities”. We’re 1001 in +50 countries right now and the number keeps growing. Please, do come and join us! We started the

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Yishay Mor is the lead facilitator for pilot 2

About 200 teachers have currently registered to the second pilot of the HANDSON project. It will start on the 19th of May. This MOOC is called Design Studio for ICT-based Learning Activities and aims at helping educators introduce ICT in their teaching

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