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Category: MOOC

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Image Analysis Methods for Biologists – MOOC starts in March

February 5th, 2018 at 11:02

A free four-week course introducing image acquisition and analysis for biologists starts on 5th March 2018. The course from the University of Nottingham, offered via Futurelearn, is aimed at  postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers in biological sciences to improve knowledge and understanding of image analysis and develop the practical ability to analyse images. With the significant increase [...]

Online Facilitation and Designing for Engagement – UoN online course in April

January 29th, 2018 at 10:01

Online Facilitation and Designing for Engagement is a short online course that aims to provide those teaching or planning to teach an online or blended course  with ideas, techniques and skills to design and facilitate engaging activities for learning online. It was well-received by staff in 2017 and we are running it again in 2018 [...]

Sign up for a MOOC from the University of Nottingham including The Qur’an and E-learning for Health

January 11th, 2018 at 03:01

The University of Nottingham has some interesting MOOCs – free online courses – coming up in the near future. The Qur’an Between Judaism and Christianity. Starts Monday 15th January Get an introduction to the history of the Qur’an, and its relationship with Judaism and Christianity. This online course will illustrate how the Qur’an situates itself as part [...]

Online Facilitation course running in July

July 4th, 2017 at 08:07

Online Facilitation and Designing for Engagement is a short online course that aims to provide those teaching or planning to teach an online or blended course with ideas, techniques and skills to design and facilitate engaging activities for learning online. In this course – which takes place completely within Moodle – you’ll learn how to [...]

Join the staff NOOC: Competition and Collaboration: Working in the University of Today

June 2nd, 2017 at 08:06

Competition and Collaboration: Working in the University of Today is our new Open Online Course (NOOC) designed especially for professional services staff in Malaysia, China and the UK. The course has just started and now is a great time to join in. During this four-week course we’ll cover the ways in which the University works and how different parts [...]

Designing E-Learning For Health – a free open online course

January 24th, 2017 at 10:01

The University of Nottingham is again running a Health Open Online Course (HOOC) Designing E-Learning for Health. Designing E-Learning for Health is a free 5 week course aimed at anyone inside and outside of the University who has an interest in designing e-learning resources. Colleagues in the School of Health Sciences will introduce their tried [...]

Learner Experience Research MOOC starts Feb

December 19th, 2016 at 07:12

ELESIG are running a free Learner Experience Research (LER) MOOC is for HE and FE and Skills staff who are interested in undertaking action research into learners’ experiences of technologies within an educational setting. The MOOC starts on 27th February 2017, to register and for further information please visit: https://platform.europeanmoocs.eu/course_researching_learners_experienc In this Massive Open Online [...]

Google+ Hangouts on Air move to YouTube Live

August 18th, 2016 at 10:08

Google has announced a big change to Hangouts on Air: Hangouts On Air moving from Google+ to YouTube Live Many online courses such as MOOCs, as well as meetings and collaborations use this tool, so it’s worth looking at the changes. Hangouts On Air will move from Google+ to YouTube Live on September 12 and [...]

Video team wins Learning on Screen Award

April 29th, 2016 at 02:04

Congratulations to Learning Technology’s Video Production team for their success in 2016’s Learning on Screen Awards. The team have scooped this prestigious award for the film From the ‘Just War’ to the Unjust Peace which was produced as part of a suite of films made for the FutureLearn MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) Propaganda and [...]

Teaching & Learning Seminar: Facilitating online learning: Wed 4th May

April 12th, 2016 at 07:04

Our next Teaching and Learning Seminar is our annual visit to Sutton Bonington to coincide with the monthly Farmers’ Market. The speakers will all focus on facilitating online learning, both in wholly online and in blended courses. James Roscoe is part of the AgriFood Advanced Training Partnership (AATP). The AATP offers a number of distance learning [...]