Online learning has become a global phenomenon with dazzling speed – with innovations across content creation, delivery, feedback, testing and other aspects of the knowledge delivery process. The excitement of MOOCs has revolved around the promise of learning at scale. As a result, the primary focus of the design of MOOCs to date has been on “scale.” It is now time to focus more attention on the design for learning.
Dates 02 Oct 2015 12:00 am (UTC -4) 03 Oct 2015 12:00 am (UTC -4)
Place (View On Map) Columbia University

LEARNING WITH MOOCS II - 2015 workshop will bring together more than 200 educators, technologists, researchers, learning scientists, entrepreneurs, and funders.

LEARNING WITH MOOCS II - 2015 workshop target is to share their innovations, discuss their impact on education, and to answer questions such as:

  • How can we best support students to learn in an online environment?
  • How can we integrate MOOCs with the traditional classroom experience?
  • For which students and in what contexts are these courses most effective?
  • What can we learn from the rich data streams generated by these platforms?
  • How do we structure the learning activities to produce data streams that better support research?

LEARNING WITH MOOCS II - 2015 topics include but are not restricted to:

  • Creating and teaching with MOOCs
  • Open content / open licensing and MOOCs
  • New pedagogical processes with MOOCs
  • Tools for collaboration, feedback, testing and content delivery
  • Best practices
  • Learning from experiments
  • Metrics of success for learners and instructors of MOOCs
  • On-campus use of MOOCs
  • Evaluation of MOOCs
  • Learning analytics and MOOCs
  • Interactive activities in MOOCs
  • Expanding the learner community with MOOCs
  • Learning research based on MOOCs
  • Key research challenges

LEARNING WITH MOOCS II - 2015 will be held in New York City on the campus of Columbia University at the Cowin Conference Center, Teachers College, October 2 to 3, 2015.

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