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One health education in Kakuma refugee camp (Kenya): From a MOOC to projects on real world challenges

Isabelle Bolon, Jade Mason, Paul O'Keeffe, Philippe Haeberli, Hassan Abdi Adan, Joel Makamba Karenzi, Ali Abdirahman Osman, Samuel Mwangi Thumbi, Veronicah Chuchu, Mutono Nyamai, Sara Babo Martins, Nadja C. Wipf (+1 others)
2020 One Health  
Master of science in Global Health and research collaborations around specific and locally-relevant problems; (III) online mentoring and lecturing by experts from the Institute of Global Health in Kakuma  ...  Today, the world counts millions of refugees but only a fraction of them have access to higher education.  ...  Acknowledgements We thank the students of the UNIGE Master in Global Health (cohorts 2017 and 2018), of the University of Nairobi and in Kakuma refugee camp for their active participation in this MOOC-based  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.onehlt.2020.100158 pmid:32844109 pmcid:PMC7439830 fatcat:dcq23xiwdfczpk2sd5ldxh2dmq

From OER to MOO Cs: Critical perspectives on the historical mediation trajectories of open education

Giota Alevizou
2015 International Journal of Media & Cultural Politics  
genres stemming from the Open Education Resource (OER) movement in the early 2000s and through the influx of Massive Open Online Coursese (MOOCs).  ...  Drawing on critical political economy and deploying a discourse analytic approach, it traces the dimensions of openness as a techno-cultural frame and socio-economic structure conditioning policies and  ...  Acknowledgments Part of the research conducted in this study was funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation within the project 'Open Learning Networks' (Open University & Carnegie Mellon University  ... 
doi:10.1386/macp.11.2.203_1 fatcat:pkbcjd77fndvzl3wirgvshkkli

Anthropology in and of MOOCs

Rachel Flamenbaum, Manduhai Buyandelger, Greg Downey, Orin Starn, Catalina Laserna, Shreeharsh Kelkar, Carolyn Rouse, Tom Looser, Graham M. Jones
2014 American Anthropologist  
The suddenness with which Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, sprang upon us left many within the academy grasping for interpretations.  ...  With some critical distance, the eight scholars in this Vital Topics Forum draw upon their experiences as anthropologists involved in MOOCs and anthropologists doing studies of MOOCs to propel us beyond  ...  MOOCs are a path to a bigger project for anthropology: a comprehensive Online Open Publishing Strategy or "OOPS."  ... 
doi:10.1111/aman.12143 fatcat:kokua6ykenfo5epdrmuu6zv7wy

Digitally enhanced mobility. CIVIS Handbook on Virtual Mobility [article]

Romiță Iucu, Lucian Ciolan, Anca Nedelcu, Roxana Zus, Anișoara Dumitrache, Alexandru Carțiș, Lucia Vennarini, Nadia Fernández de Pinedo
2022 Zenodo  
The handbook comprises a complex analysis of the current status and impact of virtual mobility in the educational sector, as well as a variety of distance or blended learning best practices from CIVIS  ...  Digitally enhanced mobility - CIVIS Handbook on Virtual Mobility offers a detailed exploration of the digitally enhanced (virtual) mobility and educational technology tools that can be used in higher education  ...  As a result of this collaboration UAM has been developing an open-source platform based on edX to offer MOOCs and Small Private Online Courses (SPOCs hereafter).  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6090251 fatcat:2boupk6c4naazjzpaxgg2wrr3q

Open Praxis, volume 11 issue 4

Inés Gil-Jaurena (ed.), various authors
2019 Open Praxis  
This Open Praxis publishes 10 selected papers among those presented in the 2019 Open Education Global Conference, hosted by Politecnico di Milano (Polimi) and held in Milan (Italy) from November 26 to  ...  Acknowledgements The authors acknowledge Jenni Hayman, Vasudha Kamat, Igor Lesko and Jayashree Shinde for their support to the program as hub coordinators.  ...  Acknowledgement The authors would like to acknowledge the DCU Educational Trust for their support in the provision of Universty of Sanctuary scholarships for online study.  ... 
doi:10.5944/openpraxis.11.4.1108 fatcat:aqc2ji6h4raerla3xcos5a7mne

Hacking the MOOC: Towards a Postdigital Pedagogy of Critical Hope

Joel Lazarus
2019 Postdigital Science and Education  
Throughout the article, I use a historical materialist lens to emphasise that we can identify the conditions of and elaborate the strategies for achieving our emancipation in the dialectic of the historically  ...  It is in this dialectic that we find a critical hope.  ...  In these ways, the MOOC can ultimately be understood as a 'negation of the University' and an attempt to critique the participatory traditions and positions of academics as organic intellectuals, and to  ... 
doi:10.1007/s42438-019-00063-w fatcat:jkgmssghfzhflmv4j3av453nem

IRRODL Volume 15, Number 5

Various Authors
2014 International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning  
The dramatic increase in online education, particularly massive open online courses (MOOCs), presents researchers, academics, administrators, learners, and policy makers with a range of questions as to  ...  Abstract While press coverage of MOOCs (massive open online courses) has been considerable and major MOOC providers are beginning to realize that employers may be a market for their courses, research on  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to acknowledge the work of the coding team: Michael Barger Heikoop for their assitance with data extraction.  ... 
doi:10.19173/irrodl.v15i5.2040 fatcat:vphc3o7hqve6rhjv6mhtpbwt6q

Open Praxis, volumen 5 issue 1

Inés Gil-Jaurena (ed.), Various Authors
2013 Open Praxis  
Higher Education (INQAAHE) as a deliverable requested by the sponsor of the project, the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE).  ...  Acknowledgements This publication is partly funded by the Australian Government Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education through the DEHub Project.  ...  and synchronously delivered open online courses (also known as MOOCs, or Massively Open Online Courses).  ... 
doi:10.5944/openpraxis.5.1.46 fatcat:usrepwqr7rdqhk36o7ngzerwdy

2015 APSA Teaching and Learning Conference and Track Summaries

2015 PS: Political Science and Politics  
Ella Hamonic and Nathalie Schiffi no of the Catholic University of Louvain in "From a Written to Digital Culture: How MOOCs Can Change the Way We Teach Political Science" found that MOOCs provide a useful  ...  These strategies, developed and tested for online courses, can easily be applied to traditional courses as well and are likely to be as eff ective.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1049096515000323 fatcat:ny2k2owa7rc47kr5g34looai44

Open Education: fundamentals and approaches. A learning journey opening up teaching in higher education

S. Affouneh, M. Aldaoud, A. Almakari, K. Berrada, D. Burgos, A. Eldeib, I. Maya-Jariego, O. Mimi, F. Nascimbeni, R. Qasim, C. Stefanelli, A. Tabacco (+6 others)
2018 Zenodo  
The course targets primarily university teachers with an interest in learning more about Open Education and with a motivation to adopt Open Education approaches and OER into their teaching.  ...  The overarching goal of OpenMed is to raise awareness and facilitate the adoption of Open Educational Practices (OEP) and Open Educational Resources (OER) in the S-M countries, with a particular focus  ...  Unpacking MOOCs What is a MOOC? The acronym MOOC means Massive Open Online Course.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1436495 fatcat:rho3vsvsrnbgri3pmhabilroqm

Moving global health forward in academic institutions

Didier Wernli, Marcel Tanner, Ilona Kickbusch, Gérard Escher, Fred Paccaud, Antoine Flahault
2016 Journal of Global Health  
Nicolas Levrat at the University of Geneva.  ...  In addition, advances in e-learning and particularly massive open online courses (MOOCs) can effectively complement curricula.  ...  Social/cultural epidemiology establishes causal relationships between economic, social and political conditions in which people live as well as health status over their life-course.  ... 
doi:10.7189/jogh.06.010409 pmid:26955471 pmcid:PMC4766794 fatcat:zxdjrqvnl5csxkbfbqhbl3hrxi

The social life of Learning Analytics: cluster analysis and the 'performance' of algorithmic education

Carlo Perrotta, Ben Williamson
2016 Journal of Educational Media  
It also offers a more critical and political reading of the algorithmic assemblages of LA, of which cluster analysis is a part.  ...  This paper argues that methods used for the classification and measurement of online education are not neutral and objective, but involved in the creation of the educational realities they claim to measure  ...  Second, we provide an in-depth examination of the specific algorithmic process of cluster analysis in the context of e-learning and Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs), to indicate how its technical  ... 
doi:10.1080/17439884.2016.1182927 fatcat:mwfgxx4ja5ga5i4nnnefvftuga

Library Technology And Innovation As A Force For Public Good A Case Study From UCL Library Services

Benjamin Meunier
2018 2018 5th International Symposium on Emerging Trends and Technologies in Libraries and Information Services (ETTLIS)  
Whilst there have been many innovations and new technology deployed in academic libraries around the world over the past ten years, as digital libraries have grown massively and physical library space  ...  In line with UCL's radical tradition and drawing from Jeremy Bentham's utilitarian principle of "the greatest happiness of the greatest number", the library is playing a key role in opening access to education  ...  Other forms of impact have also resulted, including the production of a massive open online course (MOOC) for Futurelearn, a number of REF Impact case studies in preparation, two Philip Leverhulme awards  ... 
doi:10.1109/ettlis.2018.8485242 fatcat:juhhpcvi5fcsbczztbpc6exhe4

12. A Practitioner's Guide to Open Educational Resources: A Case Study [chapter]

Howard Miller
2016 Open Education: International Perspectives in Higher Education  
Barnett, R. (2012) In less than fifty years, USQ has become a prominent teaching and research institution providing education worldwide.  ...  O. (2011), American Higher Education in the Twenty-first Century: Social, Political, and Economic Challenges, Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press.  ...  Open Online Courses (MOOCs).  ... 
doi:10.11647/obp.0103.12 fatcat:7zoieaohsjdodmedcvl5hsix64

2. Emancipation through Open Education: Rhetoric or Reality? [chapter]

Andy Lane
2016 Open Education: International Perspectives in Higher Education  
Barnett, R. (2012) In less than fifty years, USQ has become a prominent teaching and research institution providing education worldwide.  ...  O. (2011), American Higher Education in the Twenty-first Century: Social, Political, and Economic Challenges, Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press.  ...  Open Online Courses (MOOCs).  ... 
doi:10.11647/obp.0103.02 fatcat:hxeswf6ffbfxpe476dctiniyke
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