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LWMOOC 2014 : Learning With Moocs: A Practitioner’s Workshop

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Link: http://www.moocworkshop.org/call-for-papers/
 
When Aug 12, 2014 - Aug 13, 2014
Where Cambridge, MA
Submission Deadline Mar 31, 2014
Notification Due Apr 21, 2014
Categories    MOOC   online learning   online teaching
 

Call For Papers

MOOCs have gone from a distant idea to a global phenomenon in less than five years. During this period MOOCs have innovated at a dazzling speed in content creation, delivery, feedback, testing and other aspects of the knowledge delivery process. The excitement of MOOCs has been the promise of learning at scale. As a result, the primary focus of the design of MOOCs to date has been on “scale”. We believe it is now time to focus our attention on the design for learning.

This workshop plans to bring together the educators, technologists, researchers, learning scientists, entrepreneurs, and funders of MOOCs to share their innovations, discuss the impact on education and to answer questions such as: How to best support students to learn in an online environment? How can MOOCs be successfully integrated with the traditional classroom experience? For which students and in what contexts are these courses most effective? What can we learn from the rich data streams generated by these platforms? How do we structure the learning activities to produce data streams that better support research?

Topics include, but are not restricted to:

· Creating and teaching with MOOCs
. Open content /open licensing and MOOCs
. Novel pedagogical processes with MOOCs
. Tools for collaboration, feedback, testing and content delivery
· Best practices in MOOCs
· Learning from experiments with MOOCs (including both successes and failures)
· Metrics of success for learners and instructors of MOOCs
· On campus use of MOOCs
· Evaluation of MOOCs
· Learning analytics and MOOCs
· Interactive activities in MOOCs
· Challenges facing MOOCs
· Expanding the learner community with MOOCs
· Learning research based on MOOCs
· Key research challenges

We invite practitioners interested in coming together to discuss these issues to submit a one page description of work they have done in a MOOC including something interesting that they have learned through their work that they believe would be valuable to share with others and/or a question or challenges that they confronted that they would like to have others discuss.

Key Dates:
Monday, March 31, 2014: Submission deadline (midnight, PST)
Monday, April 21, 2014: Acceptance notification
Thursday, May 1, 2014: Preregistration opens
Tuesday-Wednesday, August 12-13, 2014: Conference

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