2018 Stakeholders’ Forum, Seoul, Republic of Korea
On 7 November 2018, the ASEM Network of
MOOCs Initiative had a forum in Seoul, Republic of Korea. Some features of the
progress of the Initiative were reported, and best courses and best operation
cases of MOOC systems are shared through presentations.
Before the Stakeholders’ Forum, there was a
project leader meeting where future directions of ASEM Network of MOOCs
Initiative were discussed. In the meeting, 6 project leaders attended and
talked about the projects in progress. The projects are ‘joint development and
operation of ASEM MOOCs contents,’ ‘development of QA guideline for ASEM MOOCs,’
‘the publication of best practices MOOC of using and recognition of MOOCs,’ ‘ASEM
MOOC stakeholders forum.’
The Stakeholders’ Forum was opened with
welcoming remarks from the president of the National Institute for Lifelong
Education (NILE) of the Republic of Korea. Then, the progress of the initiative
was reported, and information about the QA Framework for ASEM MOOCs was shared.
Also, there were case presentations of
speakers from Thailand, Japan, China, the Philippines, and Korea. The
presentations delivered experiences of joint development, current situation,
and future direction of MOOC system, other best practices such as how the
country used the MOOC system for educational purposes.