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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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Design Studio for ICT-based learning: Join us now!

The ‘Design Studio for ICT-based learning activities‘ MOOC will start on October 27th  and from now on we will have several warm-up activities to help you connect with each other. We invite you to join the MOOC (http://handsonict.eu/join-us/) and take

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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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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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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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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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