Open Education and MOOCs

  • This video features Prof. Graeme Earl (Director of Enterprise and Impact (Humanities), University of Southampton) talking about the benefits and challenges of Open Education and Massive Open Online Courses. This video was recorded during the Virtual Heritage Network Conference (December 2016, Cork, Ireland) while he was Professor of Digital Humanities at the University of Southampton. Prof. Earl subsequently moved to King's College London where he is a Professor of Digital Humanities.
  • Prof., Earl, Graeme, King's College, London
    • Bionote: Graeme has studied and worked as an archaeologist and has experience in archaeological, digital humanities, digital economy and web science projects. At the time of filming, Graeme was Director of Enterprise and Impact (Humanities) at the University of Southampton but has since moved to become Professor of Digital Humanities at King’s College London. His current research interests focus on cultural heritage’s digital interfaces and their contemporary implications. As co-director off the Portus Project, he is currently working on digital aspects of the Project, including the Archaeology of Portus Massive Open Online Course (MOOC).
  • Mr., MacCaba, Fionntán- An Foras Feasa, Maynooth University, Production, Editing
  • Dr., Papadopoulos, Konstantinos - An Foras Feasa, Maynooth University, Questions, Recording, Production, Metadata
  • Mr., Rooney, Neale - An Foras Feasa, Maynooth University, Questions, Recording
  • Prof., Schreibman, Susan - An Foras Feasa, Maynooth University, Questions, Production
  • Mr., Martin, Justin - An Foras Feasa, Maynooth University, Metadata                                 
Date & Place
  • Date of Recording: December 2016
  • Place of Recording: Cork, Ireland, Virtual Heritage Network Conference
  • Publication: 16th October 2017,
  • Undergraduates; Postgraduates; Students; Scholars
  • Lecturers; Teachers; Educators
  • Academia; Digital Humanists; Historians; Computer Scientists, General Interest 
Language Information
  • Language Main: English
  • Language Transcription: No
  • Language Subtitles: N/A
NeDiMAH Methods Ontology (NeMO)
  • 4. Processing > 4.1. Analyzing > 4.1.17. Interpreting
  • 4. Processing > 4.1. Analyzing > 4.1.13. Evaluating
  • 4. Processing > 4.5. Producing > 4.5.1. Authoring > 4.5.2. Composing > 4.5.3. Designing
  • Academia; MOOC, Online Learning; Open Education; Humanities; Digital 
  • Kop, Rita. ‘The challenges to connectivist learning on open online networks: Learning experiences during a massive open online course’. International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning vol. 12, no. 3, 2011. Web.

  • Martin, Fred G. ‘Will massive open online courses change how we teach?’. Communications of the ACM vol. 55, no. 8, 2012. Web.

  • Urrutia, M. L., A. Wilde, S. White, G. Earl, L. Harris. ‘Cross-institutional MOOC data analysis and visualisation: a call for collaboration’. FutureLearn Academic Network (FLAN). 2016. Web.

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