Help end modern slavery on this online course

Join us from Monday 8 May to find out about modern slavery and what you can do to help end it. You can enrol now on the second run of Ending Slavery, the world’s first ever online course about contemporary slavery. In this free four-week course you’ll learn from experts at the cutting edge of …

Free politics and economics course starts Monday 20 March

It’s only 10 days till our free online course on politics and economics starts. You can enrol on the course now and start connecting with other learners in the welcome area. You will find a fascinating range of learners are already in discussion in the welcome area. This includes people from all around the world, …

Register for our Designing E-Learning for Health MOOC

The second run of the University of Nottingham’s Designing E-Learning for Health MOOC starts on Monday 13 February. The 5-week course, hosted on the UK’s multi-institutional FutureLearn platform, is open for registration now. In this free online course, students learn how to translate real-life experiences into effective e-learning. They will be introduced to a methodology …

Ending Slavery free online course starts 17 October

The world’s first ever online course about contemporary slavery is open for registration now. Ending Slavery is a four-week course starting on 17 October 2016. You’ll learn from experts at the cutting edge of human rights research, and you’ll investigate the complex systems that sustain slavery today. Professor Kevin Bales, one of the lead educators, …

Join our Carbon Reductions Hotseat Live from Paris Climate Change Conference

Sarah Stubbings writes: Sustainability, Society and You is bringing you a hotseat live from the Paris Climate Change Conference. On Wednesday 2 December from 3.00-500pm GMT, Nick Blyth, Policy and Engagement Lead for the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA), will be answering your questions on carbon reductions. Are some tonnes of CO2 better than …

Designing E-Learning for Health MOOC Launches on 15 February

Sarah Stubbings writes: The University of Nottingham’s Health E-Learning and Media Team (HELM) have drawn on their extensive research and expertise in health e-learning to develop a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) hosted on the UK’s multi-institutional FutureLearn platform. The 5-week course, Designing E-Learning for Health, starts on 15 February and is open for registration …

Advent calendar #18: A facilitator’s view

Georgina Wood writes:  Sadly my time at Nottingham is coming to an end as I submit my PhD thesis and move on to pastures new! My PhD focused on the ‘water literacy’ of young people in the East Midlands of the UK. By this I mean the conceptual knowledge and understanding teenagers have about how …

Images for how to read a…mind MOOC

This post contains some of the images that we plan to use as part of our next MOOC on FutureLearn: How to read… a mind. You can register for the course at https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/how-to-read-a-mind We’ll post more images here as and when we find them.