With society, universities and labour market becoming more and more reliant on technology, it is important for higher education leaders to leverage the power of digital resources in order to find a strategy for change.
This MOOC is therefore aimed at raising awareness of digital resources, and especially OER and MOOCs, as a strategic factor for university transformation, with a special focus on teaching and learning processes.
In addition to that, the course promotes executive reflection on hands-on challenges and offers networking opportunities in a non-formal context.
The target audiences of the MOOC are: university rectors, vice-rectors, rector’s delegates for elearning, rector’s delegates for university third mission, deans of faculties, directors of operational units in higher education institutions and anybody interested in the digital strategy of universities.
WEEK 1 - Universities disrupted WEEK 2 - Models for opening up education WEEK 3 - OER and MOOCs as innovation drivers WEEK 4 - Academic libraries and study spaces WEEK 5 - Assessment and credits WEEK 6 - Learning analytics WEEK 7 - Overcoming academic resistance to ICT-enhanced teaching
MOOCs stand for Massive Open Online Courses. These arefree online courses from universities around the world (eg. StanfordHarvardMIT) offered to anyone with an internet connection.
How do I register?
To register for a course, click on "Go to Class" button on the course page. This will take you to the providers website where you can register for the course.
How do these MOOCs or free online courses work?
MOOCs are designed for an online audience, teaching primarily through short (5-20 min.) pre recorded video lectures, that you watch on weekly schedule when convenient for you. They also have student discussion forums, homework/assignments, and online quizzes or exams.
The course brings a series of contemporary and relevant questions about or at universities. It is a course with contemporary content and important topics in the context of the technological transformation of the country.