MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) continue to expand in number and enrolments. In a little over a decade, this growth has been impressive, with student numbers reaching just over 100 million in 11,400 courses in 2019 (you’ll find the 2018 statistics on MOOCs here). But what is meant by ‘massive’? Continue reading
Monthly Archives: February 2019
From instructional design to learning design
Perusing my links last week, I naturally checked in to Martin Weller’s blog, and found he’d written about and linked to a talk given by his colleague at the UKOU, Rebecca Galley, on the topic of Learning Design. It’s a nice talk, tracing the evolution and success of the concept of Learning Design as applied within course teams at the UKOU for the past decade. Continue reading
Learning by drone?
Learning by drone? Well, not exactly, but as was probably inevitable, teachers are using drones to help educate their students. Want to read more about it? You’ll find a nice little introduction and outline of what’s happening in the latest issue of Innovating Pedagogy, the annual report from the UKOU and partners. Continue reading