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ByAndrea Kalafusová 13 Feb,2017

Drivers behind MOOCs/reasons to get involved

MOOCs are increasingly regarded as a way to gain access to higher education. Do you want to learn in your own time and your own pace? Do you wan

ByAndrea Kalafusová 30 Jan,2017

For free or not for free?

Business models behind MOOCs MOOCs are offered for free and there are monetary costs associated with it - so why do businesses offer them? This

ByAndrea Kalafusová 26 Jan,2017

BizMOOC @ Learntec, one of the largest eLearning exhibitions

With more than 240 exhibitors, 200 speakers and almost 7.000 visitors, LEARNTEC in Karlsruhe is one of the largest exhibitions for corporate eLea

ByAndrea Kalafusová 12 Jan,2017

Existing types of MOOCs and approaches to teaching

Ever wonder what the ‘x’ in xMOOC stands for, or how the MOOC phenomenon started? This paper will walk you through how the historical dev

ByAndrea Kalafusová 9 Jan,2017

Setting the scene for MOOC provision in Europe

From courses on mindfulness to an introduction to marketing at universities and businesses across Europe the potential of using MOOCs as a learni

ByAndrea Kalafusová 20 Dec,2016

Fostering Innovation and Creativity through MOOCs

The Potential of MOOCs for Innovation and Creativity Centred Education There are various factors for the exponentially increasing popularity of

ByAndrea Kalafusová 12 Dec,2016

BizMOOC presented at the European Commission

Christian Friedl of FH JOANNEUM and Thomas Neumann of AVL List GmbH represented BizMOOC at the Thematic  Cluster Meeting on Knowlegde Alliances

ByAndrea Kalafusová 7 Dec,2016

MOOCs as a solution to bridge the skills gap

New Skills agenda for Europe The BizMOOC project addresses how MOOC can be used for business. Different studies imply that there exists a gap on

ByAndrea Kalafusová 5 Dec,2016

Defining the context for MOOCs, online courses and open education

Do you know what acronym MOOC means? Which definition do you agree with? When is a course „Open“ and when is it „Online“? Answers

ByAndrea Kalafusová 4 Dec,2016

IRI2016 – and BizMOOC was there

Austrian results of the BizMOOC survey presented “Potentials and Barriers of MOOCs for Higher Education Institutions  -   The case of Austr

ByAndrea Kalafusová 2 Dec,2016

First research outcomes presented at the annual EADTU conference in Rome

MOOCs-why(not)? Opportunities and barriers for European universities and organisations The paper MOOCs-why(not)? Opportunities and barriers for

BySara Miani 25 Oct,2016

Second Consortium Meeting of BizMOOC Project

Partners of BizMOOC project informed that on 5 and 6 October 2016 the second Consortium meeting of BizMOOC project was held in Rome in CIOFS lo

ByAndrea Kalafusová 25 Aug,2016

The first BizMOOC outcomes available

BizMOOC is divided into 9 coherent work packages (WP). WP1 – 4 are content based and develop/implement the MOOC BOOK and 3 Pilot MOOCs. WP5 (

ByChristian Friedl 20 Jun,2016

BizMOOC survey and interviews almost done

We have already received almost 1.200 answers to our BizMOOC survey – thank you very much for participating and contributing to our research! T

About Biz MOOC


Project Description

BizMOOC - Knowledge Alliance to enable a European-wide exploitation of the potential of MOOCs for the world of business Programme: Erasmus+ | Key Action 2 | Knowledge Alliances Reference Number: 562286-EPP-1-2015-1-AT-EPPKA2-KA


Partner institutions: FH JOANNEUM Graz (AT), Open University (UK), University de Alicante (ES), Burgas Free University (BG), University of Economics Krakow (PL), AVL List GmbH (AT), iversity GmbH (DE), DIDA srl (IT), Košice IT Valley (SK), The National Unions of Students in Europe (BE), EADTU (NL)

Project Outcomes

BizMOOC benefits businesses, HEIs, teachers, learners & policy-makers through the core results MOOC BOOK (business & quality models, methods & tools, IPR strategies, certification, competence-based education etc.), Pilot MOOCs, BizMOOC Community & events.