Usability testing: Search for an MA course from the OU homepage

I spent a bit of last week doing basic usability testing on university websites. In this post I'd like to present an example where I think a major UK university is getting it wrong. They'll probably fix the problems outlined in this post, but at the very least this should provide a useful case study… Continue reading Usability testing: Search for an MA course from the OU homepage

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Comparing an Open University module with a MOOC

At about this time last year, at a cost of just under £2000, I signed up for the Open University module H800, Technology-enhanced learning: practices and debates. This 32 week course involved about 12 hours study a week, and by passing it I would gain 60 credits towards a 180 credit MA in Online and… Continue reading Comparing an Open University module with a MOOC