A/V Now Available > Free JISC Webinar > What is a MOOC? > July 11 2012 > 7 AM - 8 AM (EDT)

McKiernan, Gerard [LIB] gerrymck at IASTATE.EDU
Thu Jul 12 14:25:07 EDT 2012

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FYI > A/V Now Available  > What is a MOOC ?

Date: Wednesday, 11 July 2012

Time: 12.00 - 13.00 BST

Venue: Online

Session information


Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are huge news currently, with MIT, Stanford and several private providers providing free, open online courses. This webinar will examine the phenomenon and demonstrate examples of practice and support in the UK.


David Kernohan, Programme Manager, e-Learning, JISC
Martin Weller, Professor, Open University
Jonathan Worth, Course Leader, Coventry University
David White, Researcher, University of Oxford
Lou McGill, Consultant

What will you learn or take away?

An understanding of what a MOOC is and where the idea comes from
Knowledge of international and UK work in this area.

Who is this webinar aimed at?

This webinar is aimed at strategic influencers and those interested in emerging online educational practice.

Source and Link to A/V Available Via

[ http://alternative-educate.blogspot.com/2012/07/free-jisc-webinar-what-is-mooc-july-11.html ]


Gerry McKiernan
Associate Professor
Science and Technology Librarian
Iowa State University
152 Parks Library
Ames IA 50011



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