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Online Courses for Experts – Our Quality Criteria

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Are you an experienced designer of online courses and wondering how you can improve them?

Are you an experienced online learner and asking yourself how you can find better online courses?

We have investigated the quality of online courses during the last years: In our Mixed Methods Research, we could identify the quality criteria for online courses thanks to the collaboration with more than 10.000 online learners, designers, facilitators and providers.

Our Quality Criteria for Experts in Online Learning offer you the full overview of all potential quality aspects and features.

In the end, it is always your responsibility to select the required quality criteria by yourself as you know: Of course, it depends on your specific situation and needs what is appropriate and best quality for you right now.

Enjoy reading and comparing with your own online learning experiences and courses!

You can find our Quality Criteria for Experts in Online Learning with an open license for free download, sharing and re-usage here:
http://mooc-quality.eu/online-courses-quality-criteria-experts

Online Courses for Beginners – Our Checklist

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Are you a beginner in online learning?

Are you wondering how to find the right online course for you?

Or do you want to design your very first online course by yourself?

We have developed our Checklist for Beginners in Online Learning:
It consists of simple questions to be answered by you.

Of course, the questions are only a starting point and provide first guidance.

You can and should select your own preferences according to your situation and needs.

Afterwards, you know …

  • what you can expect,
  • which options are available and
  • which online course is good and appropriate for you.

Enjoy reading and starting with your online learning experiences!

You can find our Checklist for Beginners in Online Learning with an open license for free download, sharing and re-usage here:
http://mooc-quality.eu/online-courses-checklist-beginners

MOOQ selected as most innovative project

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MOOQ is very proud to announce that MOOQ was selected as most innovative Erasmus+ project for the upcoming European Conference in Poland by European Commission! “We are happy to share and discuss our latest research results and the Quality Reference Framework for MOOCs”, says the satisfied MOOQ coordinator Christian M. Stracke from the Open University of the Netherlands.

All selected projects can join and present their progress and results at the conference on 26th to 28th of September 2018 in the Polish metropole Lodz. The Conference brings together Erasmus+ projects and their target groups under the (very long) title: “Innovate your teaching through methods like gamification, e-learning, Design Thinking, Project Based Learning, use of new technologies in higher education”.

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MOOQ Conference 2018 Presentations online now!

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All presentations from the successful MOOQ Conference 2018 are online now!

Our European initative MOOQ could welcome around 100 participants joining the exciting and interactive event: The theme “The Quality of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)” was attracting them to join us in Athens on 13th of July 2018.

Here you can find all keynotes and presentations on the state-of-the-art and latest research result from MOOQ that were presented at the headquarters of the Hellenic Open University:

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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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MOOQ findings at ICALT 2018 in Mumbai

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ICALTMOOQ presents 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 submission was accepted by the international evaluators in double-blind peer review: It will be presented on Tuesday, 10th of July 2018, at 14:00. Conference venue is the prestigous Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay.

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Global MOOC Quality Survey at ICLS 2018

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ICLSMOOQ is pleased to present first findings from the Global MOOC Quality Survey at the Festival of Learning 2018 in London!

The MOOQ paper by Christian M. Stracke and Esther Tan was accepted by the world-renowned and high-ranked 13th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) organized from the International Society of Learning Sciences.

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