Moodle MOOC 2 Opens on WizIQ
RALEIGH, North Carolina, October 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –
Stephen Downes, MeiMei Fox to present
After the huge success of first Moodle Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), leading
e-learning platform, WizIQ [http://www.wiziq.com ] announces Moodle MOOC 2
[http://go.wiziq.com/2pjq ] commencing on October 1, 2013. The MOOC 2 will have Stephen
Downes, one of the pioneers in establishing MOOCs as a platform for learning and MeiMei
Fox, a celebrity life coach and writer, as presenters.
The other presenters include Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach, Dr. Ludmila Smirnova, Benjamin
Stewart, Dr. Dean Radin, Dr. Rachel Sale, Dr. Marshall, Dr. Cheryl Kulikowski-Lentz, Dr.
Ebba Ossiannilsson, Dr. Nancy Zingrone and Dr. Ramesh C. Sharma. The MOOC and the live
online classes will be coordinated by Dr. Nellie Deutsch.
The theme of this MOOC is teaching and leading from the inside out for personal and
professional development. The course will combine both asynchronous and synchronous
elements. The synchronous will include 11 live online classes with recordings, content
(tips and tricks), and discussions.
The live online classes will be delivered via the WizIQ Virtual Classroom
[http://www.wiziq.com/Virtual_Classroom.aspx ] and recordings of these classes will be
available on WizIQ, YouTube, and Vimeo for future reference, in case somebody misses a
class or would like to review the content.
The MOOC will focus on Transpersonal Active Learning (TAL) and teaching through
Moodle. Transpersonal development encompasses the whole person. The live presentations
will include the speakers’ reflective process on teaching and learning in fully online and
blended learning formats. Moodle MOOC 2 will also include Moodle for Teachers (M4T)
courses for beginners and advanced Moodlers.
Participants will be able to receive support and ask questions in advance and
throughout the course in the course feed (discussion forum) in the course area on WizIQ
and through a google drive document.
Certificate of completion will be awarded to participants, who are active on the
course feed (discussions), attend all and/or view the recordings of all the sessions,
reflect and write about the live sessions and share the link of their activities (blog,
wiki, Moodle, Facebook and other social networks). This aspect of the MOOC is ongoing, but
time-based. The due date for the reflective practice is October 31, 2013.
More details about this course, can be found at: http://go.wiziq.com/2pjq
WizIQ is an award-winning online education platform that offers SaaS based virtual
classroom software [http://www.wiziq.com/Virtual_Classroom.aspx ] and complete course
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universities, high schools, and training and tutoring centers. WizIQ has over 250,000
teachers and 3 million learners using the platform in more than 100 countries around the
world. WizIQ’s Virtual Classroom is also available on tablet devices and supports 19
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