MOOCs at Glasgow

MOOCs at Glasgow

A MOOC (massive open online course) is a free course which is designed to be studied online by large numbers of participants.

MOOCs include resources such as video, texts and interactive discussion areas that help encourage an online community.

The University of Glasgow is currently offering MOOCs via the FutureLearn platform.

MOOCs on offer

Multilingual Learning for a Globalised World

Multilingual Learning for a Globalised WorldThis course will explore multilingual education and how it can impact and improve education and even wider society.

Starts: 9 January 2017

"Thanks team! This is my umpteenth FL course and has been one of the most enjoyable in terms of content, presentation, the friendliness of the discussion forums and the input of the educators to discussions."

"I have loved this course so much! Thank you for making it and putting across some really interesting and thought-provoking points and conversations. All the best to you all! Merci beaucoup, Dankeschon, Muchas gracias, Grazie mille, Dank u wel, Tusen takk."

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Antiquities Trafficking and Art Crime

Antiquities Trafficking and Art CrimeDelve into the seedy underbelly of the art world, looking at smuggling, theft, fakes, and fraud, with this free online course.

Starts: 6 February 2017

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The Right to Education: Breaking Down the Barriers

Children drawing: More information about the The Right to Education: Breaking Down the Barriers MOOCExplore whether "education for all" means all and what barriers are there to participating in education? How do you include "all" in the classroom?

Starts: 20 February 2017

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Net that Job: How to write a CV online

Net that job MOOCFind out how to write a CV online that will help you stand out and net your dream job, with this free online CV writing course.

Started:  3 October 2016

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Functional Programming in Haskell: Supercharge your coding

‌‌Programming in HaskellGet an introduction to Haskell, the increasingly popular functional programming language, with this University of Glasgow course.

Started: 19 September 2016

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Robert Burns: Poems, Songs and Legacy

Robert Burns: Poems, Songs and LegacyCelebrate Burns Night online, and dig deeper into the life and works of Robert Burns, with this free University of Glasgow course.

Started: 18 July 2016

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Cancer in the 21st Century: The Genomic Revolution

Cancer in the 21st Century: The Genomic RevolutionDiscover how genetics is revolutionising the detection and treatment of cancer, with this free online course.

Started: 18 April 2016

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