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EMOOCs 2017 CONFERENCE
5th European MOOCs Stakeholders Summit
May 22- 26, 2017
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Leganés, Madrid, Spain)

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Tuesday, May 23 • 12:00 - 13:30
Session 5C (Policy): Quality Assurance and Recognition of MOOCs

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MOOCs do not automatically imply a better access to the higher education system. Without any formal credits for MOOC completion, MOOCs are just in-/nonformal learning. Moreover, access to higher education system requires in addition that those credits do count as part of a formal degree. Gradually we see a shift from producing MOOCs based on regular courses to a mode where open education offering is becoming a part of formal degrees (for example with Micromasters and Nanodegrees).

Recognition of MOOC credits is for some part hindered by the lack of adequate legislation for regulating open and online education, both by HEI and by regulations regarding national accreditation. Next recognition requires trust between HEIs about the quality of MOOCs offered. Quality Assurance ranges from systems which check compliance to norms and standards, to systems that aim at quality enhancement by focusing on (institutional) process. This panel will reflect and discuss on these Quality assurance and recognition of MOOCs issues.



Moderators
avatar for Mauro Calise

Mauro Calise

Professor, University of Naples, Federico II
Mauro Calise is Professor of Political Science at the University of Naples Federico II and a Past-President of the Società Italiana di Scienza Politica (2008-10). | He is the founder and Director of federica.eu (www.Federica.eu), the largest worldwide provider of open access m... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Johannes Heinlein

Johannes Heinlein

VP of Strategic Partnerships, edX
Johannes Heinlein is vice president of strategic partnerships for edX, leading university partnership and collaboration initiatives. In this role, Johannes works directly with the edX president and board on identifying and executing strategy. Prior to joining edX, Johannes served... Read More →
avatar for Annechien Helsdingen

Annechien Helsdingen

course developer, EPFL


Tuesday May 23, 2017 12:00 - 13:30
B1: Video Studio in Library 3.S1.08 (Library, Basement)

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