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The Digital Education Disruption – Kathy Pugh, edX

                    Kathy Pugh, vice-president of Educational Services at edX presented ‘The Digital Education Disruption’ seminar to almost 200 staff, students and academics at the University of Adelaide in March 2017. Kathy’s presentation offered an overview of edX, its global reach and impact. It explored the move […]

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AdelaideX seminars available online

Early in May we launched the AdelaideX seminar series with MOOCs, disruption and the future of the University presented by Professor Roly Sussex from edx partner, the University of Queensland. The first seminar was held at the North Terrace campus with interested delegates attending both in person, and online via the University’s collaboration tool, Zoom. […]

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Launch of AdelaideX Seminars: MOOCs, Disruption, and the Future of the University (2 May)

Over the past few months, I have been reaching out to colleagues active in the online learning community to sound out some of the leading researchers and practitioners from the world of MOOCs. Why? Because AdelaideX is this semester establishing an exciting new seminar series, intended to spark creative conversations about educating with MOOCs, between educators, […]

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Educators learn new skills through MOOCs

Mary-Ann Came Teaching at scale, being confident and comfortable on video, designing interactive elements that engage a diverse student group and talking in the short form are just some of the lessons to be learned through developing a MOOC, says Dr Nick Falkner, course instructor for 2015’s Think.Create.Code course. Nick, who is now chair of the […]

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Biggest AdelaideX MOOC at launch with 49 000 learners

With just ten days to go before the start of the Introduction to Project Management course, Project101x, the AdelaideX team is quietly celebrating a milestone on our MOOC journey. The Project101x MOOC has over 49 000 learners enrolled and growing, making it our largest course in terms of the number of learners joining the opening […]

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Keen to reuse AdelaideX materials in your on-campus course? Here’s how

AdelaideX is committed to enabling educators to reuse the learning materials created through our initiative. We’re excited to see MOOCs being used in on-campus courses at Adelaide, enhancing students’ experience of learning, and inspiring our teaching community to integrate digital and blended modes in their own on-campus activities at the University. In this post, we’ll […]

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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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