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AdelaideX launches Big Data MicroMasters® program

AdelaideX is pleased to announce that it has launched its first MicroMasters® program – an open online graduate level series of courses that will allow learners to potentially earn credit towards a Master of Data Science at the University of Adelaide. The Big Data MicroMasters® program includes four massive open online courses (MOOCs) plus a […]

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Open online learning activity to expand

AdelaideX’s global online learning program will be expanded under a new level of partnership with its partner edX, allowing for potentially credit-bearing sequences of intensive short courses. From January 2017, the University of Adelaide became an edX Contributing Charter Member, making it one of a select few partners worldwide in the leading partnership group and […]

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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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Conversations & Controversy seminar now online

In June 2016 AdelaideX hosted John Cook from the Global Change Institute and Carrie Finn from UQx who presented the seminar, Conversations and Controversy: Managing and Engaging Online Communities in Denial101X. The seminar looked at the thinking behind learner engagement. It explored how the team addressed the myths and truths around the climate change debate and […]

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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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