The MOOC "Coding in your classroom, now!" started on 25 January and aims to help teachers introducing coding in their classrooms in the most natural and engaging way, without a need for prior coding knowledge. Alessandro Bogliolo, from the University of Urbino is the course leader of this highly successful course with an active community of more than 5000 participants. Each week a live webcast is organised, and participants are engaged in playful coding activities, Bogliolo also encourages the teachers to try-out activities in their classroom. Read more.
EMMA is organising two new webinars in March. On Tuesday 1 March we will talk about providing multilingual access to your MOOCs which is a key aspect in the European context. On Tuesday 10 March the session focuses around the task-centred approach to MOOC design. EMMA webinar series features talks with experts in the MOOC world about various topics including trends in Europe, good practice in MOOC design, the use of social media and videos, creating multilingual MOOCs, learning analytics and much more. The webinar series also gives you a chance to learn how the EMMA platform works and how you can design your own MOOC on EMMA. Read more.
At the beginning of the academic year, a video competition was held, we are now very happy to announce the winner: Paola Chaaya from Turin, Italy. You can have a look at the video here. Congratulations Paola! And thanks to everybody for sending in all the nice, funny, creative videos! Watch all videos here.