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Next run of the Web Science MOOC!!!!

The next running of the Web Science MOOC, run by the University of Southampton in conjunction with FutureLearn, starts on 6th October 2014! We will also be organising a Thunderclap over the coming months to get the word out about this so keep an eye on @sotonWSI and all the blogs for more details on how you can get involved! Remember that the more people that get involved in the course, the more people there will be participating in the online discussions! Below is a video giving a brief... Continue reading →

Web Science Institute official launch!

Royal Society, London - Thursday 12th June 2014 This was the formal launch of the world leading Web Science Institute. Click the link below to see the full event programme and details: WSI Launch Brochure The day kicked off at 10:30 am with a Web Science Institute in the City of London rooms with various organisations including the Open Data Institute (@UKODI, and the Web Science Trust (@websciencetrust, Continue reading →

Research data and MOOCosystems

GPR data from Portus – Jessica Ogden I’ve spoken at a number of events recently about what I see as the potential for joining up MOOCs in order to create shared curricula. I have for example cross-referenced material in the Archaeology of Portus course to Coursera and Brown’s Archaeology’s Dirty Little Secrets course, and to the Coursera and Yale Roman Architecture course. Continue reading →