The OER Knowledge Cloud makes use of cookies. By continuing, you consent to this use. More information.
Blended learning with MOOCs: Towards supporting the learning design process
Albó, Laia and Hernández-Leo, Davinia

PublishedOctober 2016
ConferenceEnhancing European Higher Education “Opportunities and impact of new modes of teaching”, Online, Open and Flexible Higher Education Conference
Pages 578-588
PublisherEADTU
EditorsUbachs, George and Konings, Lizzie
CountrySpain, Europe

ABSTRACT
Overview of papers on enhancement of European Higher Education as presented during the Online, Open and Flexible Higher Education Conference in Rome, October 2016

For some time now, universities have been making a significant effort to develop Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). One way to leverage the effort invested in developing and carrying out MOOCs is to use the online courses or parts of them in traditional brick-and-mortar courses that are delivered on campus. There are several learning design strategies that consider the combination of face to face (f2f) learning in university courses with one or more MOOCs, though teachers are generally only familiar with the most typical approaches – for instance, the flipped classroom. The variety of combinations and possibilities offered by this type of education constitutes a new learning design space whose full potential is underexplored. The aim of this research is to present and explore the affordances offered by an authoring tool devoted to support the design of blended uses of MOOCs and its impact in the resulting learning designs. A workshop has been carried out with the objective of supporting participants in exploring the possibilities of using MOOCs in combination with the courses typically offered on university campuses. Participants were mainly university teachers as well as academic and administrative staff responsible for supporting the development of MOOCs. Results indicate that the authoring tool can support the process of learning design involving blended learning scenarios with MOOCs and can contribute to expanding the knowledge of this type of learning in teachers.

Keywords blended learning · Blended MOOCs · bMOOCs · higher education · hMOOCs · hybrid MOOCs · learning design · MOOCs · teachers

Published atRome, Italy
ISSN978-90-79730-25-4
RefereedYes
RightsCopyright © 2016 European Association of Distance Teaching Universities and the authors. All rights reserved.
URLhttps://conference.eadtu.eu/php/downloadFile.php?mediaId=2415&fileName=
Export optionsBibTex · EndNote · Tagged XML · Google Scholar


Viewed by 13 distinct readers




CLOUD COMMUNITY REVIEWS

The evaluations below represent the judgements of our readers and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Cloud editors.

Click a star to be the first to rate this document


POST A COMMENT
SIMILAR RECORDS

Breaking the walls of a campus summer course for high school students with two MOOCs
Albó, Laia; Hernández-Leo, Davinia
This paper presents a case study of integrating two external MOOCs in a face-to-face (f2f) summer course for high school students. The aim of the study is to explore the design challenges emerged from this blended ...
Match: Albó, Laia; Hernández-Leo, Davinia; blended learning; Blended MOOCs; bMOOCs; MOOCs

Analysing the impact of built-In and external social tools in a MOOC on educational technologies
Alario-Hoyos, Carlos; Pérez-Sanagustín, Mar; Delgado-Kloos, Carlos; Parada G., Hugo A.; et al.
MOOCs have been a disruptive educational trend in the last months. Some MOOCs just replicate traditional teaching pedagogies, adding multimedia elements like video lectures. Others go beyond, trying to engage the ...
Match: Hernández-Leo, Davinia; MOOCs

Advancing teaching with massive open online courses: A review of case studies
Li, Kam Cheong; Wong, Billy Tak Ming
This paper reviews the adoption of massive open online courses (MOOCs) by higher education institutions for teaching on-campus courses, and summarises the good practices from relevant case studies. From a total of 28 ...
Match: bMOOCs; higher education; MOOCs

A social learning space grid for MOOCs: Exploring a FutureLearn case
Manathunga, Kalpani; Hernández-Leo, Davinia; Sharples, Mike; Kloos, Carlos Delgado; et al.
Collaborative and social engagement promote active learning through knowledge intensive interactions. Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are dynamic and diversified learning spaces with varying factors like flexible ...
Match: Hernández-Leo, Davinia; Spain; Europe

Using learning design as a framework for supporting the design and reuse of OER
Conole, Gráinne; Weller, M.
The paper will argue that adopting a learning design methodology may provide a vehicle for enabling better design and reuse of Open Educational Resources (OERs). It will describe a learning design methodology, which is ...
Match: supporting; learning design

Tracking online and distance education in Canadian universities and colleges: 2018 Canadian national survey of online and distance education public report
Canadian Digital Learning Research Association
Executive Summary The first comprehensive survey of online and distance learning in Canadian public post-secondary institutions, covering all types of institution and every province and territory, was conducted in ...
Match: blended learning; higher education

Special report on the role of open educational resources in supporting the sustainable development goal 4: Quality education challenges and opportunities
McGreal, Rory
Match: supporting; MOOCs

Russian perspectives of online learning technologies in higher education: An empirical study of a MOOC
Larionova, Viola; Brown, Ken; Bystrova, Tatiana; Sinitsyn, Evgueny
There has been a rapid growth of massive open online courses (MOOCs) in the global education market in the last decade. Online learning technologies are becoming increasingly widespread in the non-formal education ...
Match: blended learning; higher education

Cloudworks as a 'pedagogical wrapper' for LAMS sequences: supporting the sharing of ideas across professional boundaries and facilitating collaborative design, evaluation and critical reflection
Galley, R.; Conole, Gráinne; Dalziel, James; Ghiglione, Ernie
Cloudworks is a specialised social networking site for sharing, debating and co-creating ideas as well as designs and resources for teaching, learning and scholarship in education. The site has been co-funded by JISC ...
Match: supporting; learning design

Promoting distance education in higher education in Cape Verde and Mozambique
Ramos, Fernando; Tajú, Gulamo; Canuto, Louisette
Over the past six years, the authors have been project leaders for three distance education initiatives in Cape Verde and Mozambique: • a blended learning master’s degree in multimedia in education for faculty in ...
Match: blended learning; higher education