Everyone will tell you that the problem with MOOCs is retention. I think not taking retention for granted but instead planning the course around mechanisms designed to make the learner want to turn the page to find out what happens next is a large part of the reason why the statistics on this course were so promising.
Like the far-out bodies explored within the MOOC everything about this course was big. Big budgets, big teams, big personalities and a big release and if you ask me, it was worth it. Here are my Top 8 Most Memorable Moons MOOC moments.
Although they didn’t know it at the time, what they actually wanted was a digital first strategy.
Martin Upton discusses the production of Managing My Money and Managing My Investments, funded by True Potential and developed by The True Potential Centre for the Public Understanding of Finance (True Potential PUFin), here at The Open University.
In this article, David Rothery reflects on the production processes employed in creating the Moons MOOC.
In this article, Kristoff van Leeuwen talks to Dr Angela Coe, module team chair for S309 Earth Processes, about the OU’s DDI Project, which is coming to the end of its first phase.