D1.3 - Educational approach and framework This deliverable presents the instructional designs for each of the colMOOCs in response to the specific learning objectives and target audience. Moreover, ideas for instructional design and implementation of the conversational agent and learning analytics are being discussed.
Various MOOC designs that emerged recently are being illustrated in regards to their variation from each other while pointing out the main characteristics that all these courses have in common, which are massive participation, online and open access and the full course experience.
It goes on to describe recent trends in MOOC development and design, which incorporate focus on collaborative design, pedagogical agents, learning analytics, gamification, security aspects and system/instructor intervention.
For the design guidelines this deliverable provides a design timeline, guidelines for mooc videos, e-tutoring and quality management.
To exemplify these guidelines, descriptions of several MOOC courses are specified, both visually and written, by application of a particular graphical design language. This graphical design language is a useful tool to plan for the courses goals, participants and course expectations.
Finally MOOC task design and creation aspects are discussed and exemplified, regarding cooperative vs collaborative designs, openness of the task, task orientation and process implementation.