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FREE > MOOCs, Badges and OER: Online Conference 2013 Programme

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December 3-5 2013

> Tuesday 3rd December <

10:00 - 11:00  How to ruin a MOOC: Lessons from the (not ruined!) OLDS MOOC

Yishay Mor, Open University @YishayM

11:30 - 12:30  Using Open Badges to credential knowledge and skills in your organisation

Doug Belshaw, Mozilla Foundation @dajbelshaw @OpenBadges

13:30 - 14:30  Stories from UKOER and beyond

Alex Fenlon, Higher Education Academy @afenoer

15:00 - 16:00  Cyberfeminists talk back to MOOCs: Feminist Pedagogy, Learning and Distribution of Knowledge in the DOCC model

Radhika Gajjala and C.L. Cole, Bowling Green State University and University Illinois Urbana Champaign, USA

> Wednesday 4th December <

10:00 - 11:00  Lessons learned from the ACTOER

Anna Gruszczynska, Sheffield Hallam University @AKGruszczynska

11:30 - 12:30  Making Connections: Sharing the Experiences of the Open Badges in Scottish Education Group

Grainne Hamilton, Jisc RSC Scotland @grainnehamilton

13:30 - 14:30  Implementing an Open Badge strategy – practical considerations to ensure success

Dave Waller and Steve Sidaway, MyKnowledgeMap Ltd

15:00 - 16:00  Challenges with designing and implementing a Language Learning MOOC

Apostolos Koutropoulos, University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA @koutropoulos

> Thursday 5th December <

10:00 - 11:00  Open Badges: Using 'Lightweight' Rewards and Credentials to Increase Motivation and Participation

Ian Glover, Sheffield Hallam University @irglover

11:30 - 12:30  Open Educational Resources: Impact, Evidence and Narrative

Rob Farrow, Open University

13:30 - 14:30  Using Synchronous Online Platforms for Learning

Kathy Boyer and Theresa Beattie, Jisc RSC YH @KathyMBoyer

15:00 - 16:00  Open Education - Taking a student partnership approach to developing more accessible Open Educational resources and practice through the disciplines

Terry McAndrew, Advisor (Jisc TechDis) and Academic Lead (Higher Education Academy) @terrymc

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