Wednesday, 23 October 2013

No way back? Moocs conference, 6th Nov


"No way back? Exploring the impact, data and potential of MOOCs"
6 November 2013, University of Southampton

ALT's Special Interest Group for MOOCs has organised a one-day
conference which will explore current MOOC (Massive Open Online
Courses) research, experience and development. A key focus of the
event is on exploring the impact of MOOCs, how data is created, used
and analysed and to consider the potential of MOOCs in education.

Confirmed speakers are:
- Simon Buckingham Shum, Professor of Learning Informatics, Knowledge
Media Institute, The Open University
- Doug Fisher, Associate Professor of Computer Science and Computer
Engineering, Vanderbilt University (virtual keynote)
- Helena Gillespie, Senior Lecturer in Education and Associate Dean for
Teaching and Learning in the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of
East Anglia
- Simon Nelson, Chief Executive, Futurelearn
- Don Nutbeam, Vice-Chancellor, University of Southampton
- Amy Woodgate, Project Coordinator: Distance Education Initiative
(DEI) & MOOCs, University of Edinburgh
- Jonathan Worth, BA and MA course director in Photography, Coventry
University (virtual keynote)

For more information and to book please visit



Dr Mira Vogel | E-Learning Facilitator | E-Learning Environments | University College London | 020 3549 5197 (x65197) | |


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