FutureLearn Academic Network: 7 June 2016

7 June 2016
Meeting Room 1, Jennie Lee Building, The Open University, Milton Keynes

A on-day FLAN event, associated with the CALRG16 conference

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Rebecca Ferguson
13 June 2016

Tuesday 7 June: FutureLearn Academic Network focus on MOOCs

09.30-10.00

Coffee available

10.00-10.15

Opening remarks

Professor Eileen Scanlon

10.15-11.15

Keynote

Professor Allison Littlejohn, The Open University

Professional and digital learning: leveraging learning at work

11.15-12.00

FLAN presentations: learning and teaching in MOOCs

  • Steve White The socio-technical construction of MOOCs and their relationship to educatorand learning designer roles
  • Inge de Waard, Mike Sharples and Agnes Kukulska-Hulme Self-directed informal learning by experienced online learners enrolled in FutureLearn MOOCs

12.00-12.45

Lunch

12.45-14.15

FLAN presentations: focus on individual MOOcs

  • Rachael Hodge Literature and Mental Health: the MOOC as research tool
  • Lorraine Hudson Smart City MOOC
  • Tony Hirst and Michel Wermelinger The medium is the message… Learning to Code for Data Analysis

14.15-14.45

Coffee

14.45-15.00

FutureLearn update

  • Matt Walton MOOCs for credit

15.00-15.30

FLAN presentations: widening participation

  • Francisco Iniesto Accessibility and massive open online courses (MOOCs): the current state and next steps
  • Janesh Sanzgiri MOOCs for development? Who are the Indian learners who take FutureLearn  courses?
  • Tim O'Riordan Evaluating comments in MOOC discussion forums

15.30-16.00

Discussant Professor Sir Timothy O’Shea, University of Edinburgh

 

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