Tag: MOOC

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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HANDSON pilot 2 Certificates

During the upcoming days the HANDSON project deliver the certificates for the sixty-eight participants who got the ‘Designer’ badge. Having this badge means that students have followed and completed the 2nd MOOC of the HANDSON. The certificate will be sent

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HandsOn MOOC, now available in 7 Languages

Image Credit: Nils Geylen – CC BY NC SA We are very pleased to announce that we have the opportunity to run the first MOOC to be offered in seven languages at the same time. The languages for the third edition

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New MOOC includes Facilitators, Peer Mentors and Digital Badges

Posted by Muriel Garretta The new version of the HandsOn MOOC, will feature new badges: facilitation and peer-mentoring. On October 24th we will be launching our third MOOC with a Hangouts session (3 pm CEST). The course starts on Monday

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Pedagogical approaches to the HandsOn MOOC Design

    Written by Slavi Stoyanov On behalf of the Open University of the Netherlands team Slavi Stoyanov presented the Handson project at the Sixth International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies held in Barcelona (7-9 July, 2014; http://iated.org/edulearn/announcement). The

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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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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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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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