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Oxford Brookes University will be supporting the development of pilot open online courses in OCSLD and the Faculties.
Brookes Open Online Courses will be:

  • Courses: that is outcomes-led, evaluated, sustained engagement with ideas and people
  • Based on group and individual activity: dialogic learning with people and interaction with content
  • Using peer evaluation
  • Having assessment tasks and completion certificates (“badges”) for those who complete
  • Mapped to or articulated with UK HE credit frameworks
  • Using high-quality, live and pre-recorded academic multimedia (audio, video, virtual classrooms, etc)
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Available courses

  • Teaching Online Open Course is an open online course which runs from 10 March - 4 May 2014, (with a two week break for Easter). It is free to participate, but for a fee of £425 this course may be taken for 10 M-level credits.

    This is an intensive introduction to supporting student learning in online environments, and you will be supported through scheduled activities by selected key readings, specially developed course resources, skilled online tutors and guest experts. 

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  • The First Steps into Learning and Teaching massive open online course (MOOC) will run for 5 weeks from Wednesday 22nd January 2014.

    First Steps into Learning and Teaching is targeted at new lecturers, people entering higher education teaching from other sectors and postgraduate students who teach. We also welcome experienced lecturers to update and share their knowledge and expertise. The First Steps course is an element of the Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development’s (OCSLD) HEA accredited Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education.

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  • The First Steps into Learning and Teaching massive open online course (MOOC) will run for 5 weeks from 08 May 2013 - 14 June 2013

    First Steps into Learning and Teaching is targeted at new lecturers, people entering higher education teaching from other sectors and postgraduate students who teach. We also welcome experienced lecturers to update and share their knowledge and expertise. The First Steps course is an element of the Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development’s (OCSLD) HEA accredited Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education.

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  • The First Steps into Learning and Teaching massive open online course (MOOC) will run from 21 May to 22 June 2012.

    First Steps into Learning and Teaching is targeted at new lecturers, people entering higher education teaching from other sectors and postgraduate students who teach. We also welcome experienced lecturers to update and share their knowledge and expertise. The First Steps course is an element of the Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development’s (OCSLD) HEA accredited Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education.

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