MOOCs interest group for Brent U3A
Online Courses and Learning – (Massive Open Online Courses, otherwise known as MOOCS!!)
Rita reports: This autumn, I attended a London Regional U3A workshop about MOOCS, facilitated by Ian Hunt from Perth U3A. Many organisations have developed a whole range of courses covering diverse topics at a variety of levels and durations – something for everyone!! And the good news is, the majority of MOOCs are free. Fees are only payable if you want to obtain a certificate.
MOOCs are something you can do entirely on your own and at your own pace and convenience.
Some U3As have set up a 'MOOCs Interest Group'. Members decide to explore a subject in depth and then find the relevant MOOC. After the lecture or course has been followed online, there is a group discussion on its contents.
If anyone in Brent U3A is interested in doing this, please contact me: open Rita's email in your email app.