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1 Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) Looking Beyond the Hype Professor Jeff Haywood, Vice Principal, CIO & Librarian University of Edinburgh, UK 1

2 Presentation plan On-campus Off-campus open T E C H N O L O G Y

3 Trans-national education (TNE) in the UK TNE refers to education provision for students based in a country other than the one in which the awarding institution is located. For the UK, this means students based overseas studying for UK educational qualifications. UK TNE teaches 408,000 students, 75% undergrad, 85% beyond EU (international students studying in UK = 405,000, data) TNE can be offered through: Overseas campuses (3%) Online or distance learning (28% - biggest provider OU) Validation local programmes (51%) Other eg joint degrees, flying academics (18%) UoE offers TNE only through online distance learning taught online courses and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

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5 DAAD definition of cross-border education / TNE

6 Trans-national higher education at LMU

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8 MOOCs didn t appear from nowhere Online Edinburgh Online & on-campus = e-learning Online & off-campus = online distance learning ODL Online and no-campus = MOOCs, OER, informal learning, LLL? We apply the same rigorous approval and quality assurance processes to all 8

9 Why 3 modes? Mode Reasons Context E-learning 21 st century curricula learners bring their own ed tech flexing the curricula ODL reaching those who are time, geography, financially challenged B, M & D degrees selective entry full fee full services expensive to provide Masters degrees selective entry full fee access to services with some limits on-campus quality, form differs expensive to provide 9 MOOCs educational R&D with peers reaching anyone with internet who is interested in learning (cf LLL at trad univs) reputation fun!! Bachelor entry level open to all no fees very limited services no award certificate of completion not free to provide

10 Expanding taught online Masters courses 5M cash investment over 5 years Targets ODL in all 23 Schools; PGT on-campus=pgt online in 10 years max; same high quality as on-campus; To date, 47 Masters and CPD programmes Students pay by course; same fee as on-campus Required: new enquiry-to-alumnus student support processes; stronger market intelligence & marketing service; more pedagogic support; new agile technology base 10

11 Who studies on our taught online Masters courses? Almost all part-time, generally 3 years to complete Almost all working Many don t seek or stay to Masters but graduate with PG Cert or Diploma CPD modules sometimes more appropriate than degree structure 50% UK; 14% rest of EU; 36% rest of world Biggest sources (100+ students) are: US, Ireland, Australia, Uganda, Canada 11

12 Exploring the leading edge of taught online education

13 MSc Digital Education use of interactive technologies

14 MSc Digital Education use of interactive technologies

15 MSc Digital Education use of interactive technologies

16 Online learning Edinburgh 2013 Five research themes New pedagogies Virtual mobility Learner analytics Intelligent tutors / knowledge technologies Policy & strategy for online learning UK Research Councils EC FP LLL US Gov t Foundations 16

17 What are MOOCs? MOOCs.. are open to anyone no mandatory qualifications have no fees for study have enrolments at start >>> learners at end have learners who are not students of universities are fully online are very lightly tutored & supported do offer assessment (in various forms) have low study hours per week, on modules not degree programs offer certificates of completion rather than credits (but ) are a different business model to trad HE 17

18 Coursera / edx MOOC subjects Subject area # C #edx Computer science Arts/humanities Social sciences (incl teacher ed) Science & engineering (excl CS) Clinical (M & V) 85 5 Some MOOCs have >1 subject total Coursera MOOCs = 390; edx MOOCs = 60 18

19 The University of Edinburgh s MOOCs 19

20 308,000 learners enrolled 6 MOOCs Jan 2013 Coursera 200 countries wide age range diverse intentions now a Futurelearn partner too 20 MOOCs under construction 20

21 Why did Edinburgh offer MOOCs? Reputation early adopter of educational technology Exploration of a new pedagogical space to inform practice Wish to reach as widely as we can with our courses Sharing experiences with peer universities Fun! Not money.. 21

22 What are MOOCs made of? 22

23 23 lots of the features of typical online courses

24 24 lots of short videos & presentations

25 25 interactive tools online

26 26..online spaces for learners to self-support + light touch oversight

27 timed assignments throughout the course 27

28 automated assessment computer-marks tests 28

29 required readings, in the MOOC + externally 29

30 30 Limited availability subjects

31 31 online assessment groupwork/peer assessment

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33 Who studies on MOOCs, and why? Limited data enrolling on a MOOC doesn t require ID!! For Edinburgh s 6 MOOCs (launched with 308,000 learners) we had: Mainly years old; female = male; UG degree and many with PG degree; lots in education/training; wanted to learn new things ; wanted to see what MOOCs are about ; few wanted certificate or career enhancement US and UK dominate enrolments (~30-50%) but truly global too Patterns from other MOOCs very similar, altho some courses are more careeroriented These are data from first offerings may well change dramatically Data are at: 33

34 What impact have MOOCs had? On presidents/smts of universities On governments/agencies On faculty On students On student funders, incl parents On the media? Varied by region: US UK Europe Oz NZ / SE Asia / China / Asia / S & C America NB: This is very subjective there are 1000s of universities in the world!! 34

35 Where might MOOCs go next? Fade away bubble bursts Hold steady case for expansion not clear to universities Expand & diversify Emergence of specialised MOOCs unique areas 35

36 Catalysts for change Light teaching at large scale Mastery assessment Teaching with courses from other universities Really opening up the curriculum virtual mobility Assessment of remote learners (esp for high stakes) Credit for open courses (=RPL?) Degrees at the learners speed Fees prices vs costs financial transparency for teaching Examples of many of these exist, in practice or in exploration 36

37 Challenges for us in the next 5 years 1. Strategic direction MOOCs as a passing phase 2. $$$ / / - investing in hard times 3. Our faculty/academics preparedness for change? 4. Lack of sufficient curriculum design support / digital infrastructure 5. Student receptiveness to deep educational innovation 6. Political will the search for the painless silver bullet 7. Going the way of the music/newspaper etc sectors not unaware, but not able to bite the tough bullets 37

38 Thank you for listening. MSc Digital Education University of Edinburgh 38

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