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Monthly Archives: October 2016

Simple, everyday analogies engage learners

AdelaideX course promotional videos are key tools which drive interest and enrolment in MOOCs and it’s exciting to see a course team take a creative and engaging approach to its video production. The Introduction to Data Structures course team used a number of tangible, understandable and simple analogies to communicate key messages about the course. One […]

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AdelaideX reaches 370 000 learners

AdelaideX, the massive open online course (MOOC) division of the University of Adelaide, has the capability for global reach and since its launch just over 2 years ago, has engaged over 370 000 learners from 85% of countries around the world. Of the nine courses launched so far, seven have relaunched new instances and are […]

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Language Revival MOOC launches 6 October

One of the first MOOCs launched by AdelaideX, Language Revival: Securing the Future of Endangered Languages is being relaunched as a self-paced course on 6 October 2016. Professor Ghil‘ad Zuckermann, Chair of Linguistics and Endangered Languages explains the Macro and Micro of MOOCs. MACRO: Language is an integral part of society. Wherever we come from, […]

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