The Wide World of MOOCs
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|Section 1: Introduction|
Welcome to the course, about the instructor, and the learning objectives.
Define a "MOOC".
|Section 2: Finding MOOCs|
Browse courses on Coursera, search for a course by keyword, filter the results, and review the course information.
|Identify the educational institutions that deliver MOOCs on Coursera, find out more information about them, and determine the courses they offer.
|Find courses from multiple providers at a MOOC aggregator such as MOOC List or Class Central.|
|Section 3: Getting started|
Sign up to a MOOC on Coursera, and add yourself to the watchlist.
|See the courses in which you have enrolled, the courses you have completed, and the courses for which you are on the watchlist.
|Un-enroll from a MOOC in Coursera.|
|Section 4: What a MOOC looks like|
|Take a tour of a real MOOC.|
|Learn socially via local meetups and social media.|
|Section 5: Q&A with Ryan Tracey|
|The role of MOOCs in democratising education.
Impact on universities
|Opportunities for the corporate sector
|Tips for teachers
Tips for L&D pro's
|Tips for moocers|
|The future of MOOCs
|Section 6: Resources|
|Download readings and web links.|
|Section 7: Farewell|
|Congratulations and thank you!|
Ryan Tracey is an E-Learning Manager in the financial services industry, an Advisory Board Member for eLearn Magazine, and a Review Panellist for the Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (JOLT).
Ryan's work focuses on adult learning in the workplace, and he maintains a particular interest in blended delivery, informal learning and social media. He has worked in corporate e-learning for over a decade, following several years in the higher education market.