EMMA, the European MOOC aggregator, announces a new progamme of free Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), available from February 25th. EMMA’s courses, each lasting between 6 and 8 weeks, are open to learners from all over the world and include a variety of different topics, from Computer-Assisted Inquiry to Business Intelligence, Developing Blended Learning, E-Learning and, last but not least, “Lisbon and the Sea: a Story of Arrivals and Departure”.See the press release on EMMA website.EMMA is a EU project funded under the CIP programme addressed at promoting MOOCs and Open Educational Resources (OER).For further details see http://platform.europeanmoocs.eu
A seminar, organized by ENGIM training center in Rome, takes stock of the 2.0 teaching and innovation brought by open knowledge.
On this issue, CSP is active with many research projects related to the regional schools. Among the speakers, Eleonora Pantò addresses the scenario in which innovation and education are moving in the last years.
All the details of the day are available in the event flyer.
12 leading universities and companies in 8 European countries announced the launch today of the new EMMA project, which provides access to MOOCs in different languages and supported by automatic transcription. The first EMMA MOOCs go live in September 2014 and are provided by universities in Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and the UK, on several subjects such as Business Management, Social Innovation and Cultural Heritage, Climate Change and Searching on the Internet.
See the EMMA_press_release for further details.
From today, learners all over the world can sign up to take part in free Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in a range of different subjects from Blended Learning to Business Organization, from Searching on the Internet to Climate Changes. These MOOCs, lasting between 6 and 8 weeks, are all offered by the new European Multiple MOOC Aggregator, called EMMA for short, which brings together leading university partners providing online, easy-to-access learning opportunities that are open to all learners.
See the EMMA general press release for further details.
EMMA-European Multiple MOOC Aggregator is a 30 month pilot action supported by the European Union. EMMA showcases excellence in innovative teaching methodologies and learning approaches and offers free, open, online courses in multiple languages from different European universities to help preserve Europe’s rich cultural, educational and linguistic heritage and to promote cross-cultural and multi-lingual learning. EMMA has received funding from the European Union’s Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme.
Visit the EMMA website at www.europeanmoocs.eu
CSP contributes with a lecture by Eleonora Pantò to the 8th Summer School “Scienza, Comunicazione, Società”, that takes place in La Morra (CN), from September the 7th to the 12th 2014.
Organized by Agorà Scienza, a center gathering the 3 Universities in Piemonte, the summer school is addressed to researchers to enable them to communicate and popularize the results of their research activities, keeping an high quality of the message.
Eleonora Pantò will participate to the panel “Openness. Open access, open education, data journalism: new horizon for communicating science”, on September the 9th.
They are called MOOC-Massive Open Online Courses. They are distance learning courses offered by many academic institutionsm, which are opening their cultural and teaching archive to everybody.
A new open knowledge model on which the EU project EMMA is focusing its attention. EMMA stands for European Multiple MOOC Aggregator; it is a CIP co-funded project and starts its activities with the kick off meeting on February 24 -25, 2014, hosted by the project leader University of Naples.
See details about EMMA.