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New AdelaideX MOOC targets better healthcare for people experiencing addiction

Managing Addiction, the latest University of Adelaide MOOC, tackles the important topic of how people can recover from addiction, and starts on 8 October. How can we screen for problem use in a range of settings and help people get connected to the right support? What are realistic expectations of treatment to manage both the […]

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New AdelaideX MOOC explores how to revive endangered languages

From 28 July a new AdelaideX MOOC, Language Revival, will explore the critical question of how we can save and revive endangered languages around the world. Drawing on the expertise of the University of Adelaide’s Linguistics Department and featuring contributions from South Australia’s Kaurna people and others who have successfully revived languages, this course will […]

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New Cyberwar MOOC delves into today’s cybersecurity debates

AdelaideX’s newest MOOC — Cyberwar, Surveillance & Security — begins tomorrow, 21 May. The course instructors have been especially busy in the past week or two in the light of recent developments in the Edward Snowden case, and their MOOC offers exclusive interviews with many of the key players and experts informing the fast-moving debate […]

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Harness the power of code with Think. Create. Code

On 30 April, the next AdelaideX MOOC will begin – Think. Create. Code. This course has been created by the Computer Science Education Research Group at the University of Adelaide, and promises to provide a really hands-on first experience of code – which, as the course instructors firmly believe, is key to encouraging people to think […]

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What is AdelaideX about?

AdelaideX is a new online teaching and learning initiative at the University of Adelaide, and when (as often happens) I meet a new colleague, they most often ask me two things: what is it we are hoping to achieve, and how are we planning to deliver on those goals? These are big, important questions, and I […]

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Sharing wine education with the world: AdelaideX’s World of Wine MOOC

The University of Adelaide’s School of Agriculture, Food and Wine is taking its wine education free to the world with its first Wine MOOC (massive open online course) – and it launches very soon. On 2 April, AdelaideX launches its new course World of Wine: From Grape to Glass, a free online course that helps […]

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Welcome to AdelaideX’s blog!

Welcome to the AdelaideX blog! AdelaideX is a new open online learning initiative of the University of Adelaide, Australia, in partnership with our technology partner edX. We’re excited to have the opportunity to explore the open learning space in the company of other leading universities of the world, from founding edX partners MITx and Harvardx […]

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