March 8-10 Hyatt Regency Crystal City
Arlington, VA
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Wednesday, March 9, 2016

CT-W5: Collaborative Learning With a MOOC

1:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Rebecca Hyman, Educational Programs and Outreach Librarian, North Carolina Government and Heritage Library

In order to teach a large audience the basics of genealogy research, a university and state library entered into a yearlong partnership to develop RootsMOOC, a massive open online course (MOOC) for beginning genealogy researchers. This IMLS grant-funded project enrolled more than 4,000 learners. Get tips for developing, marketing & managing an easy, free, high-quality genealogy instruction in a highly interactive and social learning environment. Gain insights about fostering lifelong learning through MOOCs with partners, external organizations and an online community of learners.

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