The course first ran May 12 to June 01 2014 and was enjoyed by educators and learners from around the world (PDF 393KB).
What have our MOOC learners said?
I particularly appreciate the way the educators get involved in the discussions - I get a real sense that they value learners' opinions and are willing to engage as equals."
The willingness of the educators to engage has been outstanding! (Rises from chair. Applauds wildly)."
A well organised and brilliantly supported week one... I have learned so much and now have access to materials I would never have thought to seek out thanks both to the team and also to the other students... The course is a truly wonderful learning experience - a link should be sent to the UKs political leaders to read to show them how to stimulate understanding and interest in the EU."
5 star rating for this course. I have learned a lot about cooperation in the contemporary world. I am very grateful for this course. It is clearly presented and very informative. Just EXCELLENT but unfortunately too short! A special vote of thanks to the Course Team, the University of Birmingham and Future Learn for making this possible."
Excellent short course. The most valuable parts for me was hearing the insights from the different experts directly. Participating through the "Pause for thought" is very useful, since it allows you to build your own opinions and strengthen the learning. I have to congratulate the designer of the course for putting so much good information in such a compact format, and the experts for speaking so clearly and naturally, making it almost as an in-person session."
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