All posts tagged Open Education

Free online courses: Preventing Zika and Eliminating Trachoma

Our next free online courses
The School’s next free online courses will be available in July and September 2016.

The first, produced by School staff and arctec, is titled Preventing the Zika Virus: Understanding and Controlling the Aedes Mosquito. The course considers the science behind the current Zika outbreak…

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Free online course – Improving the Health of Women, Children and Adolescents: from Evidence to Action

Our next free online course
Our next free online course with FutureLearn is titled Improving the Health of Women, Children and Adolescents: from Evidence to Action and begins 28th September 2015. ┬áDelivered by Lead Educator, Dr Tanya Marchant, and staff from the Maternal, Adolescent, Reproductive and Child Health (MARCH) Centre…

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Radio silence and the School’s second free online course

First thing’s first, apologies for the silence since our last post in December! Given the titles of the last few posts it may be apparent that work on the School’s free online courses, or MOOCs, has been all-consuming. This leads me to:
The School’s second free…

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LSHTM’s first free online course, in partnership with FutureLearn

Ebola in Context: Understanding Transmission, Response and Control
The School’s first free, online course on the FutureLearn platform is now open for registrations in advance of its 19th January 2015 start date.

The two week course looks at the science behind the current Ebola crisis in an attempt to…

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Quality, participation, and the ‘openness’ of MOOCs

An overview of some recent writing regarding the design and delivery of MOOCs, enrolment on them, and their position within the open education movement.

‘MOOCs’, or Massive Online Open Courses, have been the educational trend of the past two years. Although media reporting has now died down to some degree…

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