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July 2018

MOOQ Conference: Huge success!

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The MOOQ Conference was a huge success!

“The Quality of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)” was the hot topic on 13th of July 2018. The European initative MOOQ had invited and around 100 participants joined for an exciting and interactive event.

The state-of-the-art and latest research result from MOOQ were presented at the headquarters of the Hellenic Open University in Athens.

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Global MOOC Quality Survey at ICALT 2018 in India

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MOOQ presented the latest publication with the findings from the Global MOOC Quality Survey (GMQS) at the 18th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT) in Mumbai, India. The full paper is published in the ICALT 2018 proceedings on the very prominent and first position (on pages 1 to 5),  a copy of the pre-final paper is available in our scientific publications here.

The presentation was gaining huge interest and causing a lot of questions: The slides are now avaialable here.

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Final MOOQ consortium meeting

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All MOOQ partners have met for the final consortium meeting in Athens. On 12th of July 2018 they have finalized the preparations of the European Conference on “The Quality of MOOCs” that took place on the following day.

The final version of the Quality Reference Framework (QRF) is the most important results from the MOOQ project. All partners agreed that a new version will be prepared on the basis of the feedback from the conference participants and their lively review and discussion of the QRF in the interactive workshop sessions. A final version of the QRF will also be improved with a new design and catching icons.

In addition, the the Global MOOC Quality Survey (GMQS) with the three surveys for MOOC learners, designers and facilitators has delivered very interesting insights how to improve the design of future MOOCs. The first findings are already published, more publications will follow soon.

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