IOE - Faculty of Education and Society


Massive Open Online Courses

Join a collaborative online learning community and benefit from the IOE, UCL's Faculty of Education and Society's world-leading expertise.

The IOE, UCL's Faculty of Education and Society's massive open online courses (MOOCs) are free or low-cost online courses which are open to all.

Students from across the world come together with their peers to benefit from the IOE's world-leading research expertise through innovative learning technologies. By enrolling on an IOE MOOC, you will be joining a collaborative community of fellow professionals who form international discussion groups, share and test research data and contribute to new findings.

IOE currently offers the following MOOCs on FutureLearn:

And the following on Coursera:

Short, accessible and enjoyable

MOOCs are usually short (3 to 8 weeks), offering 3 to 10 hours of study per week. The learning activities include, for example, videos, discussion forums, text resources, quizzes, peer review activities, links to online digital tools, and webinars.

Resources you can use in your own teaching

Once you have registered, you will be able to access the course materials whenever you wish, even after it has ended its run, and can make use of the resources in your own teaching. You can also ask your own students to sign up to any MOOC which fits with the course you are studying.

Receive a certificate or accreditation

On completing the course, participants may apply for a certificate of participation for a low fee. Some MOOCs also offer tutor-marked accreditation for a higher fee.

For further information please contact Professor Diana Laurillard, UCL Knowledge Lab, at d.laurillard@ucl.ac.uk

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