MOOQ and MOOCs at EDEN Conference

By July 10, 2016English

edenMOOCs are dead! Long live MOOCs!

One provocative paper presentation at the European EDEN Conference 2016 among many other activities on MOOCs.

This year, EDEN 2016 has a strong focus on MOOCs and I’m very pleased to heavily contribute and support the debate together with my colleagues:

The presentation of my paper “MOOCs are dead!” will take place in the session D3 on Thursday, 16th of June (from 11:30 to 13:00), you are most welcome to join the discussion!

In addition I will introduce MOOQ, our ambitious European initiative for comparing and improving the quality of MOOCs: The MOOQ presentation will take place on in the synergy session B5 on Wednesday, 15th of June (from 14:20 to 15:50).

Another speech will demonstrate the interim results of EBE-EUSMOSI, the initiative for evidence-based school education, and in particular the new assessment instrument on inclusion: It will take place in the synergy session F4 on Friday, 17th of June (from 09:00 to 10:30).

And I will also introduce the new European research consortium PBL 3.0 for combining learning analytics and semantics in problem-based learning in the same session F4 on Friday, 17th of June (from 09:00 to 10:30).

Finally my colleagues Francis and Olga are organizing the EMMA workshop as a bootcamp on MOOC Assessment for Learning in Practice: You are most welcome to join the session B6 on Wednesday, 15th of June (from 14:20 to 15:50).

MOOQ and MOOCs at EDEN Conference 2016 in Budapest: We are looking forward to meeting all colleagues, experts and practitioners and continuing our cooperation!


Author Christian M. Stracke

Dr. Christian M. Stracke is Associate Professor for Open Education and Innovation at the Open University of the Netherlands. In addition he is Advisory Professor at the East China Normal University (ECNU) in Shanghai, and Adjunct Professor at the Korea National Open University (KNOU) in Seoul. His main working fields are Open Education, technology-enhanced learning, educational policies and philosophy, learning innovations and quality, impact assessment and competence modelling. He has founded and established ICORE, the International Community for Open Education and Research and LINQ, the annual international conference on Learning Innovations and Quality. He has got 20+ years of business and research experience in HR and E-Learning in leading research teams and large scale projects (> 100 projects, > 50 Mio. EUR) and in consulting institutions and public authorities to develop long-term policies. His latest news online at:

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