Monday, 6 July 2015 – Day 1
Opening welcome

Joint EMMA – Federica Keynote speech: MOOCs: Re-examining our Assumptions

Introductions: everyone involved in the EMMA Summer School

Joint EMMA – JTEL Workshop: Interface Culture reloaded

Joint EMMA – JTEL Workshop: MOOC pedagogies (xMOOCs, cMOOCs and iMOOCs)

Workshop – Choosing a MOOC approach that meets your objectives and suits your available resources

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 – Day 2
Workshop – Elaborating your MOOC approach: design considerations

Workshop – Exploring EMMA: a demonstration and practice session

Workshop – Exploring EMMA: The use of social media in MOOC practice

Demonstration and discussion – Being multilingual with EMMA: how the EMMA translation and transcription works

  1. To motivate the need for transcriptions and translations in the context of MOOCs.
  2. To motivate the need for automatic transcriptions and translations to reduce user review effort – automatic transcriptions and translations are not perfect, but better than generating them from scratch.
  3. To show how automatic transcription and translation systems are built? Just to convey the necessity of adapting these systems to the content to be transcribed and translated.
  4. To provide a hands-on step-by-step tutorial on the transcription and translation platform (TTP) simulating the transcription and translation of a course. This tutorial will be divided into two parts corresponding to the two workflows on TTP (transcription and translation of video content and translation of text content). See workflows at the end of this e-mail.

Presentation and discussion – Choosing to implement video in your MOOC: what are the options?

Wednesday, 8 July 2015 – Day 3
Workshop – Sharing the EMMA experience: members of the EMMA team will present and discuss their experience of setting up and running MOOCs in the first year of operation

Description: These two sessions will provide an opportunity to hear about the experiences of EMMA MOOC providers in their first year of operation. Find out what worked – and what didn’t work – during the first year’s offer of MOOCs on EMMA.

Here are the MOOCs that will be presented and discussed:

Wednesday, 8 July 2015 – Day 3
Sharing the EMMA experience: lessons learnt

Joint EMMA – JTEL – MOOC Production: authoring and management of educational resources

Thursday, 9 July 2015 – Day 4
Workshop – Learning analytics

Presentation and workshop – Tracking and monitoring learners

Getting out from the Fishbowl: Experiencing Mooc in a Flipped Mode

Workshop – EMMA features workflow

Friday, 10 July 2015 – Day 5
Presentation of MOOC proposals by participants and review with the training team

Friday, 10 July 2015 – Day 5
Round Table – Charting the course for EMMA in the next 12 months and beyond


Joint EMMA – JTEL session: Closing


Soapbox time






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