Designing, Teaching and Researching MOOCs

Date: 21 August
Time: 1:00PM- 2:00PM
Venue: Barbara Falk room, CSHE, Lvl 1, 715 Swanston St.
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This seminar will explore some of the aspects of running and researching Coursera courses. Dr Carleton Coffrin will share his experiences with the University of Melbourne Coursera course ‘Discrete Optimization’ including the use of specialized graders, the benefits of gamification, and the non-linear course structure enabled by the Coursera platform. Paula De Barba will then report on her research into student motivation and autonomous learning in MOOCs, and the data that MOOCs provide for research.

Presented by Dr Carleton Coffrin, Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Paula De Barba, Psychological Sciences/Centre for the Study of Higher Education

This seminar is part of the CSHE's seminar series Innovations in Teaching and Learning.