moocs4all is the website of the Erasmus+ LoCoMoTion project whose obejective is to increase the supply of free online courses by collecting and spreading knowledge on low-cost techniques of developing Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs).
Check out the next delivery date of our free course “Making MOOCs on a Budget”. If you are interested, use the registration form or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The course leaders:
Institute of Technology Sligo, Ireland
Brian Mulligan from IT Sligo has been involved in distance learning provision since 1989 and in online distance learning since 2002. It has grown rapidly to approximately 1800 students (~25% of the student body) using a low-cost development approach. He has recently managed the successful development and delivery an industry focused MOOC, “Introduction to Lean Sigma Quality” and is currently supporting a four external subject matter experts in developing low-cost MOOCs on a project funded by Intel Ireland.
Fachhochschule Bielefeld, Germany
Jörn Loviscach is a professor of technical mathematics and computer engineering at Fachhochschule Bielefeld (University of Applied Sciences) in Bielefeld, Germany. In the German-speaking countries, Jörn Loviscach is well-known for his YouTube channel with thousands of videos on mathematics, computer science and related topics as well as talks on education and e-learning. Addressing an English-speaking audience, his massive open online course (MOOC) titled “Differential Equations in Action” went online on Udacity in 2012.
Technische Universiteit Delft, Holland
Janine Kiers. is the Product Manager MOOCs at TU Delft. By the start of 2015, TU Delft has offered 18 MOOCs on the edX platform and continues to develop courses and improve them for reruns. This forms part of the focus on open and online education the TU Delft has committed to. The expertise TU Delft has developed ranges from e-Learning development to videography and instructional design to copyright expertise.
Universitat de Girona, Spain.
Sílvia Simon and Miquel Duran, active researchers at the University of Girona (UdG), have a good experience in training lecturers to develop their own MOOCs, besides having created two MOOCs in the Spanish MiriadaX platform and creating two new ones in 2015. They connect MOOCs with Open Science and also with a new way of Science Communication. The Catalan Regional Government partially funded a MOOC in 2014, and has recently funded two new MOOC courses for this team, which are included in the LoCoMoTion proposal.