Open online education: getting started with MOOCs

Open online education: getting started with MOOCs

Open online education: getting started with MOOCs

4–29 November 2019
The course is available in English

New learning models, mediated by digital resources and networking technologies, are more popular than ever. Open education opportunities offer an alternative path to skills development and professionalization. In this course, participants network and collaborate with their peers in a fully online space to learn about the future of learning.

Promote online education. Create better MOOCs. Join this course today.

Key features
Learn differently

Training methods include online coaching and performance support

High-level resources

ITCILO trainers and external lecturers run the course

Flexible training

Participants design their own learning schedules

Who attends this course?
  • Trainers
  • Instructional designers
  • Information technology specialists
  • Managers and policy makers from training institutions
  • Training specialists from workers’ or employers’ organizations
  • Vocational training professionals 
What topics does this course cover?

This course provides an overview of different design and evaluation approaches for open learning opportunities.

  • Theories of situated and networked learning
  • Instruments for the conceptualization and design of MOOCs
  • Sharing knowledge and licensing learning resources 
What will I learn?

Participants build a theoretical foundation, use new tools, and explore licensing options to create MOOCs.

  • All about open education and its relevance to today’s learners
  • How to use different tools to design MOOCs
  • How to leverage open licensing to share learning resources
What will I be able to do?

The goal of this course is to combine theoretical insights and knowledge-sharing opportunities in a fully online space.

  • Evaluate different online education approaches
  • Design, implement, and scale up MOOCs for different learning purposes
  • Solve challenges and design solutions in real time
Why should I join?

The course combines individual learning with collaborative activities, such as online discussion forums.

  • The course was designed in collaboration with the Open University of the Netherlands and Goethe University Frankfurt.
  • Participants receive access to a self-guided module on mobile learning strategies for large organizations.
  • After the course, participants receive a one-on-one online coaching session.

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