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OEB talking about the future of MOOCs
The 21st ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN Conference, the largest global conference on technology supported learning and training for the corporate, education and public service sectors, was held in Berlin from 2-4 December 2015. Blended learning and MOOCs occupied a key focus at the conference and one of the hot discussion topics was ‘verification’ and how to harness technology to ensure successful credentialing of online courses. EMMA was present at OEB 2015, sharing a stand with universities of Naples Federico II and Plymouth. The stand showcased their successful innovative projects, including Federica.eu, the first Italian MOOC platform and ENACT, an online game designed to improve negotiating skills. Read more.
Wow! Europe embraces MOOCs
EMMA was at the HOME conference in Rome, on Monday 30 November. Home is one of EMMA’s sister EU-funded projects, working to develop and strengthen European collaboration on MOOCs. The event was by invitation only, and included leading exponents in the field of MOOCs and online education in the European Higher Education Area. Participants submitted position papers beforehand in diverse thematic areas, including Regional MOOC initiatives; Media coverage; Selecting a MOOC platform; Business Models and Pedagogical Approaches. Read more.