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A video producer on MOOCs…

December 5th, 2013 at 08:12

I’m Simon. I’m a Video Producer. What does that actually mean? Well in short it means that on any given day I could be talking to a client about an idea for a script, or directing a multi-camera shoot, having daily production meetings, helping to hang picture frames, or move sofas,  reviewing footage, making new [...]

New location for blog about MOOCs

1 November 29th, 2013 at 10:11

If you’ve read this blog regularly you probably know that we occasionally blog about matters to do with NOOCs (Nottingham Open Online Courses) and MOOCs (Massive Open Onlne Courses).  The date is fast approaching for the launch of the University of Nottingham’s first MOOC on the FutureLearn platform, Sustainability, Society and You - it’ll start [...]

All about NOOCs and MOOCs – recording of November’s community session

November 28th, 2013 at 09:11

At the November E-learning community session (Wednesday 6th November), we talked about NOOCS – Nottingham’s cross campus open online courses open to all staff and students – and MOOCs – massive open online courses. The University is developing MOOCs to be offered free worldwide as part of the FutureLearn initiative. Steve Stapeleton, Helen Whitehead and [...]

Mike the Engineer

October 25th, 2013 at 03:10

In which Mike Clifford introduces Sarah to the concept of upcycling and she gains a chair. This guest post is by Dr Sarah Speight. An archaeologist and educator, she has been the University of Nottingham’s academic lead for sustainability since 2011. Sarah is the lead academic for our Nottingham Open Online Course (NOOC), Perspectives on Sustainability, that is available [...]

The award for ‘one-take wonder’ goes to….

October 22nd, 2013 at 03:10

… the team filming the videos for our Sustainability course? Or one of the interviewees? This guest post is by Dr Sarah Speight. Sarah is an archaeologist and educator who has been the University of Nottingham’s academic lead for sustainability since 2011. Sarah is also the lead academic for  our Nottingham Open Online Course, Perspectives on [...]

My Sustainability Guru

October 18th, 2013 at 03:10

This is a guest post by Dr Sarah Speight. Sarah is an archaeologist and educator who has been the University of Nottingham’s academic lead for sustainability since 2011. Sarah is also the lead academic for our Nottingham Open Online Course, Perspectives on Sustainability, that is available to all staff and students at Nottingham and also on our [...]

Perspectives on Sustainability Second NOOC open now – starts 16th October

October 10th, 2013 at 11:10

Staff and students on all campuses, including distance learners, are invited to join in Nottingham’s  second Open Online Course starting Wednesday 16th October! “Perspectives on Sustainability” is a 10-week course looking at Sustainability from a range of different perspectives and disciplines. Whether it’s just for interest or part of your professional development, you are welcome to [...]

The Future of (Sustainable) Learning…..

September 19th, 2013 at 03:09

Yesterday saw the launch of the FutureLearn platform. In case you’ve missed the various announcements in the press over the last few months……FutureLearn is the first UK-led, multi-institutional MOOC platform offering free on-line courses. The Futurelearn proposition is to increase access to Higher Education for students in the UK and around the world by offering [...]