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Conference Proceedings
EADTU 2015, HOME conference, November 2014
Conference EADTU 2015, HOME conference, November 2014
Pages 1-150
Published March 2015

An overview of position papers on the opportunities and characteristics for European cooperation as presented during the HOME conference in Porto November 2014

Based on an open call for position papers19 experts submitted papers on any angle, subject or approach they freely choose, but the position papers were expected to address the key questions of how Europe could collaborate on MOOCs, including the role of Open Education. This implied addressing either one or all of a number of critical topics as institutional policies and strategies, didactical and pedagogical approaches and models, shared services, recognition options and quality assurance, economic sustainability approaches and business models and licensing and other legal aspects.

After review of the papers 10 were selected to present their views at a conference Mapping The European MOOC Territory, held in Porto on the 27th November, 2014. After revision we are proud that in total 15 papers were accepted for publication in this separate report.

Country: Portugal
Location: Porto
Region: Europe
ISSN: 978-90-79730-16-2

Refereed: Yes

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MOOCs in Europe: Overview of papers representing a collective European response on MOOCs as presented during the HOME conference in Rome November 2015
Bang, Joergen; Dalsgaard, Christian; Kjaer, Arne; O’Donovan, Maria; et al.
Table of contents Foreword Part 1: Regional MOOC initiatives Building OOC layers on top of existing courses (M)OOCs in Iceland: Language and learning communities EduOpen network in Italy Par
Match: van Valkenburg, Willem, Mystakidis, Stylianos, Costello, Eamon, Brown, Mark, MOOC, higher education

Setting-up a European cross-provider data collection on open online courses
Kalz, Marco; Kreijns, Karel; Walhout, Jaap; Castaño-Munoz, Jonatan; et al.
While MOOCS have emerged as a new form of open online education around the world, research is stilling lagging behind to come up with a sound theoretical basis that can cover the impact of socio-economic background ...
Match: Tovar, Edmundo, Kalz, Marco, Kreijns, Karel, Espasa, Anna

Does digital competence and occupational setting influence MOOC participation? Evidence from a cross-course survey
Castaño-Muñoz, Jonatan; Kreijns, Karel; Kalz, Marco; Punie, Yves
While MOOCs are recognized nowadays as a potential format for professional development and lifelong learning, little research has been conducted on the factors that influence MOOC participation of professionals and ...
Match: Kalz, Marco, Kreijns, Karel, Castaño-Muñoz, Jonatan, open education

Refining success and dropout in massive open online courses based on the intention–behavior gap
Henderikx, Maartje A.; Kreijns, Karel; Kalz, Marco
In this paper we present an alternative typology for determining success and dropout in massive open online courses (MOOCs). This typology takes the perspectives of MOOC-takers into account and is based on the their ...
Match: Kalz, Marco, Kreijns, Karel, open education, MOOC

The 2015 open and online education trend report: Perspectives on developments in Dutch higher education
Baas, Marjon; Buitendijk, Simone; van Elk, Lianne; Filius, Renée; et al.
For the fourth consecutive year, the Open Education Special Interest Group and SURFnet have prepared a trend report outlining the latest dynamic developments in the area of open content, open education and – as of ...
Match: Ouwehand, Martijn, open education, Europe

Opportunities to embed open and online education in campus education
Ouwehand, Martijn; Judith van Hooijdonk; Baas, Marjon; van Hees, Janina; et al.
Although OER were already introduced by MIT some fifteen years ago, it was not until the emergence of MOOCs in 2012 that open and online education truly took flight. Following initial announcements from research ...
Match: Ouwehand, Martijn, higher education

Connecting various forms of openness: Seeking a stronger value proposition
van der Woert, Nicolai; Schuwer, Robert; Ouwehand, Martijn; Baas, Marjon; et al.
In addition to open education, open access, open source software and open innovation, the open movement has also developed other varieties of ‘openness’. Although many types of ‘openness’ exist, they are all ...
Match: Ouwehand, Martijn, open education

Trend report: Open Educational Resources 2012
Jacobi, Ria; van der Woert, Nicolai; Arnoldus, Martijn; Bijsterveld, Cora; et al.
This report describes the trends in the Netherlands and elsewhere in the field of Open Educational Resources. It comprises twelve articles by Dutch experts in the field of OER in higher education. It also contains ...
Match: van Valkenburg, Willem, Ouwehand, Martijn, MOOC, Europe

Recommendations on Formative Assessment and Feedback Practices for stronger engagement in MOOCs
Floratos, Nikolaos; Guasch, Teresa; Espasa, Anna; Gil-Jaurena, Inés
Many publications and surveys refer to the high drop out rate in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) which is around 90%, especially if we compare the number of students who register against those who finish. Working ...
Match: Guasch, Teresa, Espasa, Anna, Floratos, Nikolaos

Opportunities and threats of the MOOC movement for higher education: The European perspective
Schuwer, Robert; Jaurena, Ines Gil; Aydin, Cengiz Hakan; Costello, Eamon; et al.
The Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) movement is the latest ‘big thing’ in Open and Distance Learning (ODL) which threatens to transform Higher Education. Both opportunities and threats are extensively discussed in ...
Match: Costello, Eamon, Brown, Mark, MOOC, Europe