The Université de Bourgogne MOOCs are back on EMMA !
After a first successful session on EMMA in spring 2015 followed by other sessions in winter 2015, the MOOC #OWU (Open Wine University) and the MOOC #DCW (Digital Culture and Writing) are back! These MOOCs have just started on 19 May, enrolment is still open for new learners. In the previous editions the MOOC “Open Wine University” has welcomed more than 11.500 participants from around the world and “Digital Culture and Writing” around 4.000. In order to enable others to discover and deepen these two flagship disciplines of the University of Burgundy (digital and wine), both MOOCs are again available on the European platform EMMA. Read more.
Bootcamp EMMA MOOC Assessment for learning in practice at EDEN
A special bootcamp training on the topic of Assessment for learning in practice, one of the EMMA MOOCs, will be organised at the EDEN Conference. The MOOC Assessment for learning in practice introduces you to the concept of formative assessment and provides hands-on experiences of designing instruments for assessment for learning. The MOOC is in first instance aimed at teachers and educationalists, but can be followed by anyone who would like to learn about formative assessment and apply it in practice. Read more.
L@S16 conference: Designing for Open Learning: Design Principles and Scalability
EMMA Partners from the Open University, Netherlands presented their paper at the L@S16 conference in Edinburgh end of April. The paper Designing for Open Learning: Design Principles and Scalability Affordances in Practice by Olga Firssova, Francis Brouns and Marco Kalz was positively received. Although there were about 57 posters and 7 demos, the poster attracted a lot of attention and triggered interesting discussions. The two-day program was packed with interesting sessions and keynote speakers. The conference was not dedicated specifically to MOOCs, but to all kinds of aspects related to learning at scale. Read more.>> all news