Last month Class Central published an article about MOOCs that focus on the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Last week I talked to Dhawal Shah of Class Central and told that we had many more courses that focus on the SDGs.
Today I was invited to give a keynote presentation at the 9th international e-learning conference of the Thailand Cyber University in Bangkok. The theme of the conference is “MOOCs and beyond”.
This morning Martin Weller of OU UK and OERhub gave an interesting keynote about the landscape of open education. In his presentation he gave an excellent overview with some interesting remarks. Three things that kept me thinking.
Katy Jordan and Martin Weller have written an interesting beginner's guide to openness and education. It clearly shows the different ways of thinking about openness. The idea started with the conception that many have forgotten the past.
Exactly 10 years ago, on 16th of October 2007, we launched the website ocw.tudelft.nl (see my blog post). We started with 10 courses from 3 master programmes. 10 years later we have 200 courses on the site and many more initiative that happened because it ......
We continue to develop new MOOCs as part of our Open & Online Learning programme. This fall we have 9 new MOOCs that will start, next to the reruns of 16 other MOOCs. In total we have 64 MOOCs announced and a couple more in development.
At the Open Education Global conference I organised an Action Lab on MOOCs. The session is focused on answer the questions of the audience. This time the audience consisted of a newby, a couple of instructional designers, a couple of researchers and…
A week ago TU Delft launched their first MicroMaster programme. The topic is about Solar Energy Engineering. This programme is part of the announcement of 16 new MicroMaster programmes on the edX platform.
Earlier this week Harvard and MIT published an interesting report about four years of MOOCs. They explored 290 Harvard and MIT online courses, a quarter-million certifications, 4.5 million participants, and 28 million participant-hours. In this blog post I guide you through their findings and have tried to add some compares with our DelftX data.
Last Friday our Credits for MOOCs project opened for students. From this week on our students can join a number of MOOCs and get credits for them. There are no additional costs for them.