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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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Panel discussion at #emoocs2016 in Graz

The eMOOCs2016 conference will take place next week at Graz, Austria, and will include three tracks (Research, Experience, Institutional & Corporate). On Monday 22 February, Brian Mulligan will represent the Moocs4all (Locomotion) project by participating with other educators in a Panel … Continue reading

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A Webinar to celebrate Open Education Week

Open Education Week is ahead, from 7 to 11 March 2016. Its goal is to raise awareness about free and open educational opportunities that exist for everyone, everywhere, right now. The Moocs4all (Locomotion) team will contribute to #openeducationwk with a webinar by … 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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3rd #moocs4all team meeting in Girona

Yesterday all day long and this morning, the #moocs4all team has gathered in Girona – this project is also known as LoCoMoTion (Low-Cost MOOC Production). Not everyone has been able to attend the meeting: attendants are coordinator Brian Mulligan (IT Sligo), … Continue reading

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EDEN Workshop Toward a Low-cost Production of MOOCs: Pedagogy and Communication

This topic explores the pedagogical options available to developers for free large scale courses.  As well as addressing the xMOOC/cMOOC debate, it will address how peer-to-peer communication and support can be both encouraged. Indeed one of the key issues is … 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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