First Show of Futurelearn's Shanghai Workshop in SISU

Staff from Shanghai International Studies University learned more about how to set up Mass Open Online Courses, also known as MOOC, during a workshop on March 26, 2015.

FutureLearn, an MOOC platform from England, organized a gathering in SISU's Hongkou campus, as the first show of its Shanghai workshop, aiming to share the experiences of making MOOC and promoting the strategic cooperation between universities.

Wang Huihua and Wang Xiaoling from SISU and representative teachers from other two Shanghai universities shared their experiences on lesson design and video shooting during the workshop.

Pan Qianfei, teacher from the representative team of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and Gu Yin, teacher of Tea Culture and History, presented information on adjusting progress and the global vision of MOOC making.

SISU teacher Steve Kulich said that it is an interesting and challenging experience and that he was looking forward to communicating with learners throughout the world. Finally, Kate Sandars, the client manager of FutureLearn, presented five types of teaching videos, providing a model for the teams.