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Erasmus+ project funded by the Spanish National Agency Duration: September 2016-August 2019. Convention number: 2016-1-ES01-KA203-025731
The objectives of the MOONLITE project is to boost the use of MOOCs to:
There is a huge potential, given that a growing number of HEIs in the EHEA. Those courses are offered in English and also other European languages. Regarding the 1st mission: Institutions provide general language classes and many of them offer subject-specific regular courses in English but struggle to cover the full variety of business and management related topics in other languages. There is a missing link between internationalisation and open education, a perceived lower value of online assessments/remote proctoring, and a lack of integration of open learning with existing mechanisms and strategies for student mobility and recognition of prior learning (RPL). A tiny subset of MOOC provision awards ECTS credits despite verified credentials and online proctoring services which can facilitate future recognition on a wider scale. Regarding the 3rd mission and pathways for refugees: There is low awareness of MOOCs or exchange with MOOC providers among groups supporting refugees. A few initiatives exist (such as “MOOC: Ready for Study” by German Leuphana University) but are unknown outside national borders and the potential of open education supporting upcoming challenges is unused.
The strategic partnership of MOONLITE specifically aims to: