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Law, Patrina – Journal of Learning for Development, 2019
The OpenLearn platform was launched in 2006 with the aim of delivering excerpts of the Open University's (UK) (OU) curriculum as open educational resources (OER). Now reaching over 9m learners a year, the platform delivers free courses, educational interactives, videos and articles across a broad range of subjects reflecting what is delivered…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Open Educational Resources, Open Universities, Undergraduate Students
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Downes, Stephen – Journal of Learning for Development, 2019
While previous work has recognised the potential for open badges and blockchain to play a role in online courses, this potential has yet to be realised in a fully decentralized cMOOC. This paper describes the design objectives of an application that integrates open badges and blockchain with a cMOOC. The work described was undertaken during the…
Descriptors: Large Group Instruction, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Coughlan, Tim; Goff, Jenny – Journal of Learning for Development, 2019
Open online courses could provide stepping stones for audiences that are underrepresented in higher education (HE). However, there are concerns that these instead proliferate forms of exclusion and do not address known difficulties for widening participation. We explore how organisations that represent the perspectives of particular underserved…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Partnerships in Education, Participation, Access to Education