Co-Located with the 14th eLearning and Software for Education Conference - eLSE 2017, Bucharest, April 19th - 20th, 2018


The primary goal of the workshop is to bring together educational actors and stakeholders as teachers, trainers, technologists, researchers, course designers, doctoral students in the fields of new technologies, pedagogies and policies related to Open Education, Open Educational Resources (OERs) and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in order to share knowledge, approaches, strategies, models, solutions and applications in an educational context. 

Topics of interest

The workshop's topics include (but are not limited to):

Open education – the meaning of open: open access, open scholars, open educators, open learning, open science, open data etc.
Open pedagogy and open educational practices (OEPs)
The economics of open education
Issues at the intersection of open and assessment
Tools and technologies supporting open education
Collaborations in support of open education
OERs/MOOCs: policy and systemic impact (open policies)
Good practices of using OERs and MOOCs in HE / Adult Education (digital literacies, skills, pedagogy)
Platforms for MOOC hosting
Strategies/Models for MOOCs: video/content creation, facilitation, assessment, student motivation, quality assurance, certification and accreditation, open badges
MOOCs and personalized learning
MOOCs and flipped classrooms/blended learning
Business models for MOOCs
Mobile technologies and OERs/MOOCs
OERs/MOOCs and Life-wide Learning
New trends in MOOCs: Massive Open Online Research (MOOR)
Field studies about interaction in large learning groups
Social Media use for open content/OER creation
Social Media use for communication and collaboration within MOOCs
Implicit knowledge discovery and recommender systems for enhancing collaborations within MOOCs
Human-Computer-Interaction concepts to enhance interactions in MOOCs
MOOCs and digital resilience
Cross-cultural MOOCs
MOOC performance metrics and learning analytic
Big data in Education
Blockchain in education.



Carmen Holotescu, "Ioan Slavici" University of Timisoara, Romania
Gabriela Grosseck, West University of Timisoara, Romania
Diana Andone, University Politehnica Timisoara, Romania
Bogdan Patrut, Vasile Alecsandri University of Bacau, Romania


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