HOME (online) pre-conference event at EDEN2015

After the successful conference Mapping the European MOOC Territory in Porto, the HOME project will organise a masterclass How Europe seizes the opportunities offered by MOOCs” as pre-conference event to the EDEN2015 conference.  We will start with a general overview of the status of MOOC offering in Europe. The recent report Institutional MOOC strategies in Europe will be discussed as well as the analysis of the 15 position papers for European cooperation on MOOCs. In addition our latest analysises will be presented on didactical and pedagogical approaches, shared (educational) services and sustainable business models for joint European MOOCs.

This masterclass will be held on 9 June 2015 from 15:00-18:30. You can participate in this masterclass both face-to face and online.
The masterclass will be broadcasted from Hotel Barcelona Catalonia Plaza, Barcelona (Spain), the same venue as the EDEN2015 conference.
Registration is open to all, but number of participants at the venue is limited to 60. Please register here
Registration for the online participation is possible by using this URL (we will keep you informed).

How Europe seizes the opportunities offered by MOOCs

Date: 9 June 2015; 15:00-18:30

Venue: Hotel Barcelona Catalonia Plaza, Barcelona, Spain


15:00 – 15:10: Opening and welcome by Darco Jansen (coordinator OpenupEd and project manager HOME)

15:10 – 15:30: Institutional MOOC strategies in Europe by Antonio Teixeira (President EDEN, Professor at Universidade Aberta)

15:30 – 15:50: Opportunities and threats of the MOOC movement for higher education: the European perspective by Mark Brown (National Institute for Digital Learning)

15:50 – 16:10: Didactical and pedagogical approach for European MOOCs by Fred de Vries, Open University of the Netherlands

16:10 – 16:40: Break

16:40 – 17:00: Shared (educational) services for European MOOCs by tbc

17:00 – 17:20: Sustainable business models for joint European MOOCs offerings by Cengiz Hakan AYDIN, Anadolu University

17:20 – 17:40: Building an open knowledge network on joint European MOOCs offerings by Eamon Costello, Dublin City University

17:40 – 18:00: Concluding remarks and about joining expert networks facilitated by HOME

18:00 – 18:30: Discussion and future steps.