[ASC-list] [Vic event] MOOCs in the pub - this Wednesday!
dyanilewis at gmail.com
Mon Oct 14 07:33:48 UTC 2013
Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) are the new kids on the block in higher
education. Universities are opening their virtual classrooms to students
and knowledge enthusiasts across the globe with these rapidly multiplying,
Join the Victorian branch of Australian Science Communicators for a panel
discussion that will delve into the inner workings of MOOCs and the open
- How are MOOCs different to traditional courses?
- How are MOOCs changing science education?
- How can scientists and science communicators reach new audiences
- How can anyone deal with 10,000 students at a time?
*Dr Marnie Blewitt*, MOOC designer/lecturer at Walter and Eliza Hall
Institute of Medical Research
*Dr Kylie Greig*, MOOC designer/lecturer at Walter and Eliza Hall Institute
of Medical Research
*Mark Smithers*, Educational Technologist at Swinburne Online
*Peter Mellow*, eLearning designer, University of Melbourne
Discussion to be moderated by Dr Dyani Lewis, freelance science journalist,
followed by Q&A. Grab a bite to eat during the discussion, or stick around
for dinner after.
When: 16 October, 6 pm mingle for a 6:30 pm start
Where: Castle Hotel, 56 Courtney St, North Melbourne
Cost: $5; meals and bar food at pub prices
*Dyani Lewis*, PhD
Freelance science writer and broadcaster
p: +61 405 182 678
e: dyanilewis at gmail.com
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