Last updated : 07 Aug 2016

Learning Online: Learning and Collaborating

Summary

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Programme

  • Part of the “learning online” series
  • Modules’ titles and Contents: not available
  • Name of the teache
  • Neil Morris

(Director of Digital Learning and Professor of Educational Technology at the University of Leeds. For more information see: http://www.education.leeds.ac.uk/people/academic/morris)

  • Carol Elston

(Digital Learning Manager at the University of Leeds)

  • Would you suggest following the entire MOOC or just some modules? Entire + other MOOCs of the series

Learning outcomes

Description:

Each course is designed to complement your existing studies and aims to:

  • provide evidence for UCAS applications and prepare you for university
  • help you to gain new skills, think critically andlearn independently
  • encourage online / social learning
  • develop collaboration and analytical skills
  • embed current research into your online learning

“You are probably used to learning online on a daily basis, including turning to your phone for information rather than referring to books. More formal online learning is likely to be important for you in the future, either at university or in the workplace. Learning online is different to learning in the classroom, it needs different skills. This course will help you to develop those skills, showing you how to learn and communicate effectively in an online environment.”

  • List of Soft skills developed:

  • List of digital skills developed: digital communication; learning to learn

Teaching-Learning methodology

xMOOC (videos, articles, quizzes, forum)

Assessment

Is there a final certification? Yes. A Statement of Participation ( 34 GBP) Learning outcomes are evaluated by questionnaire, participants can mark parts as completed.When: during the course

  • Soft skills (Digital) Communication, Learning to learn
  • Language English
  • Other languages (eg. Subtitles) Unknown
  • Period of activation Unknown
  • Date Unknown
  • Duration 2 weeks
  • Level of commitment required workload of 2 hours per week
  • Cost Free * See platform for details
  • Providing institution University of Leeds
  • Mooc Platform https://www.futurelearn.comFuturelearn ( )
  • Target group Open for all persons, main targets are young students and school graduates.
  • Instructor Unknown
  • Level of assistance offered Availability of teachersHow to contact themForum / discussion groups
  • Keywords Online learning, Digital soft skills, Digital communication