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MOOCs on Digital and Online Education Starting In January
Two MOOCs related in particular to online teaching and learning and digital are being offered through Coursera beginning January 28.
The first MOOC, E-Learning and Digital Cultures, is hosted by educational technologists at the University of Edinburgh. The course is designed for, “teachers, learning technologists, and people with a general interest in education who want to deepen their understanding of what it means to teach and learn in the digital age.” The MOOC runs for five weeks.
The second MOOC, Fundamentals of Online Learning, Planning and Application, is an introduction to online course planning with a focus on converting face-to-face courses into online courses. This course is six weeks long.
Coursera courses are free courses open to the public. For more information about Coursera courses, see https://www.coursera.org/category/education.