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Welcome to the Mooc on how to create and run an effective MOOC.  The fundamental ideas are not hard but that may be a bit different to the ways you have approached teching before.  In this course we will help you create your first MOOC and guide in designing and making it an effective and successful course.

Teachers of effective MOOCS find the experience very enjoyable a fulfilling.  We will do our best to help you experience this pleasure! 

This MOOC starts on 8 May but in the meantime please join the course and introduce yourself and ask any questions you have.

The Team

Mushtak Al-Atabi       11251 kudos

Senior Deputy Provost, Heriot-Watt University Malaysia Qualification:  B.Sc., M.Sc., PhD (Mechanical Engineering) Professional Membership: Chartered Engineer, F...

Richard Buckland       10587 kudos

Richard is the Director of First Year Experience at UNSW and Professor in security engineering and cyber security.  Richard has a love of teaching and a deep fa...

Yvonne Lim       888 kudos

Engineer, teacher, learner... :) Program Developer @ EPIC DNA...

Fernglin Ooi       83 kudos

Hello everyone, I'm a teacher for this course and I can't wait to learn with all of you.

The Community

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Programme Outline

1. Getting Started

In this module we discuss the philosophy and practice of MOOCs and Flipped Classrooms. We also look at different platforms where MOOCs and Flipped Classrooms can be deployed and share some best practices. At the end of this module, you will be able to decide the scope and size of your MOOC and create the landing page of your course on Open Learning. 

2. Plan Your MOOC

We will work together to plan the content of your course building in key features to engage and empower students. At the end of this module you will be able to put the content and major features and activities of your course on Open Learning.

3. Exploring Open Learning

Open Learning is one of the most powerful platforms to offer MOOCs and Flipped Classrooms. This moduel will introduce you to the main features of Open Learning with the intention of building a thriving community in your MOOC.

4. Launch Your MOOC

By the time you do your module, you will be ready to launch your MOOC.

5. Engaging the World


Scaling up Excellence - How to run a world class MOOC

Status: Self-paced

Students: 550