MOOCs stands for massive open online course (Greene et al., 2015, p. 926). These online courses are freely available to the public and provide content for continuing education (Hartung, 2017, p. 199).

If you are interested in learning more about Information Literacy and Metaliteracy, check out the MOOCs linked below:

MOOC: Information Literacy Online – Developing Multilingual Open Educational Resources Reflecting Multicultural Aspects (ILO)

About the Course:

“In this course you will learn specific aspects of information literacy on a generic level. Additionally, you will find special lessons for the subjects of psychology and business administration. The course is structured into six modules.”

For more information follow this link: informationliteracy.eu

MOOC: Metaliteracy: Empowering Yourself in a Connected World

“This course prepares you to effectively participate in a connected world. Metaliteracy advances reflective and empowered learning in collaborative communities. You will learn how to creatively and ethically produce and share information. As a metaliterate learner, you will see yourself as an informed content creator and a responsible contributor to information environments.”

For more information follow this link: coursera.org


References

Greene, J. A., Oswald, C. A. & Pomerantz, J. (2015). Predictors of Retention and Achievement in a Massive Open Online Course. American Educational Research Journal, 52, 925–955. https://doi.org/10.3102/0002831215584621

Hartung, S. (2017). Lernförderliches Feedback in der Online-Lehre gestalten. In H. R. Griesehop & E. Bauer (Hrsg.) Lehren und Lernen online. Lehr- und Lernerfahrungen im Kontext akademischer Online-Lehre (S. 199-218). Springer VS. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-15797-5