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About brianmmulligan

Online Learning Developer - Open Learning Coordinator, Institute of Technology Sligo, http://brian.mulligan.googlepages.com/ Checkout my blog on education, "I wouldn't start from here anyway!" at http://elearngrump.blogspot.ie/

Continued access to the “Making MOOCs on a Budget” course

Although the EU Erasmus+ funded LoCoMoTion project is finished you will be glad to know that our MOOC “Making MOOCs on a budget” will be continuously available indefinitely into the future.  You can access it in one of two ways: By … Continue reading

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Community Learning – Stephen Downes

Thanks to Stephen for his excellent presentation on Community Learning to kick off our “Extended Virtual Symposium”.  He has posted the slides and his own recording (via Youtube Live) on his website: http://www.downes.ca/presentation/403 – why not join the discussion on Linkedin … Continue reading

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Third Delivery of Making MOOCs on a Budget starts October 18th, 2016

The new and even more improved version of our MOOC “Making MOOCs on a Budget” launches on the 18th of October.  We have moved it to canvas.net, a free platform that anyone can use.  The course is also extended to … Continue reading

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moocs4all Extended Virtual Symposium

In conjunction with the third delivery of our MOOC “Making MOOCs on a Budget”, we hosted an “Extended Virtual Symposium, which will consist of a series of four weekly webinars starting on Thursday the 13th of October.  The theme of … Continue reading

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What I’ve learned about low-cost production from teaching about low-cost production.

Constantly developing learning technologies mean that there is always something to learn about.  Not just about the new technologies, but also about new production and pedagogical techniques that are made possible by these new technologies.  In the “Making MOOCs on … Continue reading

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Low-cost video production – some words from our “world leading” expert

If you think that videos will be an important part your your online course you are in for a treat this week in our MOOC.  (If you have not enrolled yet, you’re still not too late) We are lucky to … Continue reading

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Week 2 of our MOOC by Linda Hegarty, Project Manager

How can we make MOOCs more satisfying? Looking at the profile of people who signed up for the second delivery of Making Moocs on a Budget, we could guess that the majority of participants, like us, come from traditional education … Continue reading

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Anyone can build a MOOC – Press Release.

Press Release, Thursday 5th May, 2016 Anyone can build a Massive Open Online Course! moocs4all.eu There is no way that Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) can be sustainable when they are that expensive to build! Well, so let’s take the … Continue reading

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Bigger and Better “Making MOOCs on a Budget”

Making MOOCs on a Budget is the title of the MOOC we have built and delivered for the #moocs4all project.   We are now preparing for our next delivery which is going to be “bigger and better” and will start on the … Continue reading

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EDEN Workshop: Lean content development, sourcing, and hosting of MOOCs

This 4-minute video makes some suggestions on how to cheaply develop and source content for your MOOC and how to host it.  Let us know what you think in the comments below. This is one of the four topics we … Continue reading

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