The contribution is aimed at reporting and commenting on some significant Learning Analytics collected from a MOOC on language awareness, addressed to teachers, trainers and educators from all over the world, promoted by the European Commission through the School Education Gateway platform and moderated by the authors. The role of MOOCs for teachers’ continuous quality professional development will represent the starting point of the discussion, according to the following research question: “What impact can aMOOC on language awareness have on teachers’ professional development?”After a brief overview of the inspirational background and of the MOOC syllabus, data will be highlighted and commented on with reference to theattendees’ participation, motivation and online social interaction, according to the following categories identified in the literature: pedagogical issues, learner issues, technical issues. Among the different learning environments and media channels used during the course, Learning Analytics from the Facebook Group, the forum and the Twitter chat will be described and commented on as crucial dimensions of the learning experience.

Learning Analytics from a MOOC on ‘language awareness’ promoted by the European Commission

Cinganotto L
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2019

Abstract

The contribution is aimed at reporting and commenting on some significant Learning Analytics collected from a MOOC on language awareness, addressed to teachers, trainers and educators from all over the world, promoted by the European Commission through the School Education Gateway platform and moderated by the authors. The role of MOOCs for teachers’ continuous quality professional development will represent the starting point of the discussion, according to the following research question: “What impact can aMOOC on language awareness have on teachers’ professional development?”After a brief overview of the inspirational background and of the MOOC syllabus, data will be highlighted and commented on with reference to theattendees’ participation, motivation and online social interaction, according to the following categories identified in the literature: pedagogical issues, learner issues, technical issues. Among the different learning environments and media channels used during the course, Learning Analytics from the Facebook Group, the forum and the Twitter chat will be described and commented on as crucial dimensions of the learning experience.
MOOCs, Language Awareness
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