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MOOCs at Macquarie

What is a MOOC? Why use a MOOC platform? What is the future of MOOCs at Macquarie?

Hear from…

  • Professor Sherman Young (PVC Learning & Teaching)
  • Dr Andrew McKenna (Big History Institute)
  • Professor Lesley Hughes (PVC, Research Integrity and Development)
  • Michael Rampe (Learning Innovation Hub)
  • A student perspective – Sam Crouch (FBE) and Aadidev Sabharwal (Big History Institute)

… about the benefits, possibilities and processes behind Massive Open Online Courses.

If you would like to live stream the event, please click here.

From Big to Massive: the story behind the Big History MOOC

It’s an exciting moment for the team behind the just-launched Big History MOOC, a showcase not only for Big History but also for trans-disciplinary learning and teaching expertise across Macquarie University. Two of the key team members, Dr Yvonne Breyer and Michael Rampe, look back on their journey.
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David Christian on Big History, Bill Gates and Learning and Teaching Week

His passion has drawn the attention of Bill Gates, and now Professor David Christian will be bringing the forthcoming ‘Big History’ MOOC to a panel discussion at Learning and Teaching Week. We asked Professor Christian to give us an insight into Big History and its famous devotee.

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