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What our MOOC did next: Embedding, exploiting, and extending an existing MOOC to fit strategic purposes and priorities
Borthwick, Kate

PublishedJune 2018
Book titleFlipping the blend through MOOCs, MALL and OIL – new directions in CALL
Chapter 3, Pages 17-23
PublisherResearch-publishing.net
EditorsOrsini-Jones, Marina and Smith, Simon
CountryUnited Kingdom, Europe

ABSTRACT
This chapter describes how one particular Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), created at the University of Southampton, has evolved beyond its core purpose as a promotional tool, to complement and serve purposes and priorities of relevance and importance to wider university strategic aims. It briefly outlines elements of the course design and content, and the impact of the course over its six runs to date. It describes the steps taken to shape the evolution of the course including review, re-use of assets, use of the course in research, and its role as inspiration for a ‘spin-off’ course. It concludes by noting that one MOOC can provide rich and varied opportunities to enhance and support areas which are key priorities in UK higher education institutions.

Keywords blended learning · language learning · MOOC · online education

RefereedYes
RightsThis article is published under the Attribution (CC BY) licence. The CC BY licence lets others distribute, remix, tweak, and build upon authors’ work, even commercially, as long as they credit authors for the original creation.Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
DOI10.14705/rpnet.2018.23.78610.19173/irrodl.v16i5.2222
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