Silvia Simon




Silvia Simon is a professor at the Chemistry Department of University of Girona (UdG) and active computational chemistry researcher at the Institute of Computational Chemistry and Catalysis at UdG.

Director of the Càtedra de Cultura Científica i Comunicació Digital, which has in one of their main research lines the Open Science and MOOCs as a new way of Science Communication. Collaboration in two different MOOCs (two edition each) within MiriadaX platform and a Chemistry Zero MOOC in She has lead several projects related to MOOCs, mainly from the Catalan Regional Government. Two of these MOOCs are included in the LoCoMotion proposal.

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This course will show you how to build a massive open online course (MOOC), including lots of tips and tricks, at an affordable cost. It covers content creation and content sourcing from the web, assessment at large scale using quizzes and peer assignments, communication between learners and course design. Not only will this course show you how to build a MOOC, it will provide you with support from tutors and fellow participants for four months. Depending on your level of interest, it will require between two and four hours of effort per week. This course is offered by a team from five European institutions working in content development, online learning and MOOCs.

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