Making MOOCs on a Budget is an online course designed to teach you how to develop a Massive Open Online Course at an affordable cost. It consists of seven modules, covering the following topics:

  • Planning a MOOC-building project
  • Designing MOOCs based on pedagogical approaches that facilitate effective learning,
  • Tools and techniques for creating videos and other learning materials,
  • Sourcing relevant learning materials from the web for your MOOC,
  • Developing assessments at large scale through the use of quizzes and peer assignments,
  • Promoting your MOOC and retaining your learners,
  • Institutional issues related to low-cost development of MOOCs

This course has been developed for educators who wish to offer their students the opportunity to complete educational credentials online but don’t have a big budget to do it. It may also be useful for anyone who is interested in using technology to share their knowledge and experience with the world and wants to find low-cost tools to do it