Mooc Production Fellowship

Mooc Production Fellowship

by iversity and Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft


And here are the winners!

Listed below you find the ten winning entries of the MOOC Production Fellowship contest. In the coming months the fellows will produce their courses, the first of which will go live in the autumn of 2013.

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What are MOOCs - and what's in it for me?

Design 101 (or design basics)

Turning the profane into something that has been deliberately designed. Making a statement by means of a shape or an arrangement. This MOOC for design newbies lets you playfully explore the theories of design through practise. In English.

Instructor(s) : Mr Stefano Mirti, Prof. Giovanni Pasca Raymondi and Dott. Lucia Giuliano

Field/Discipline : Art and Art Studies

Language : English

Institution : Whoami / Abadir: www.whoami.it and Abadir Fine Arts Academy, Catania


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Monte Carlo Methods in Finance

Non-bankers can learn to understand the mathematical models that have made the headlines so many times in recent years. A course for students of economics, business studies, physics and computer science. In English and Spanish.

Instructor(s) : Prof. Dr. Alberto Suárez

Field/Discipline : Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computer sciences

Language : There will be two versions of the course: [ENG] English and [ESP] bilingual Spanish - English (Videos in English with subtitles in Spanish. Additional documentation, exercises and quizzes in Spanish. Student interaction in both Spanish and English)

Institution : Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain)


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Europe in the World: Law and Policy Aspects of the EU in Global Governance

The EU is a heavyweight in international trade and a political actor of global rank. It has its own diplomatic service and its own military capabilities. This MOOC explains the legal framework of the EU and its role in a multipolar world order. In English

Instructor(s) : Prof. Dr. Christoph Herrmann, Prof. Dr. Jan Wouters, Prof. Dr. Anna Triandafyllidou, President (Prof.) Marise Cremona and Mr. Joris Larik

Field/Discipline : Law, Economics/Business Administration and Social Sciences

Language : English

Institution : Universität Passau, Juristische Fakultät, KU Leuven, Centre of Global Governance Studies, Global Governance Programme of the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, EUI and European University Institute


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DNA - from structure to therapy

This course takes students onto a journey from DNA molecules that feature prominently crime series such as CSI, to genetically modified foods and cancer therapy. Curiosity and high school biology are prerequisites for this course. In English.

Instructor(s) : Prof. DPhil. Sebastian Springer and Dr. rer. nat. habil. Susanne Illenberger

Field/Discipline : Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computer sciences

Language : Englisch

Institution : Jacobs University Bremen gGmbH


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Changemaker MOOC - Social Entrepreneurship

Turning and idea into a project. This MOOC explains the basic concepts of strategy, marking and communications in social entrepreneurship: resource planning, cost calculation and financial planning for change projects. In German.

Instructor(s) : Prof. Dr. Christoph Corves, Dr. Linda Kleemann and Diplom-Politologin Frauke Godat

Field/Discipline : Interdisciplinary

Language : Deutsch

Institution : School of Sustainability an der Universität Kiel, Institut für Weltwirtschaft an der Universität Kiel and Universität Kiel


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Internationales Agrarmanagement

Agriculture is management. So as to be able to make sound business decision agricultural experts and farmers need in-depth expertise. This is what this course teaches using real-life case studies. It will be taught in German and Russian.

Instructor(s) : Prof. Dr. Ralf Schlauderer, Dr. Aram Aristakesyan, Prof. Dr. Johannes Holzner, Christian Schuh, Annette Schmid, Helene Klaus, Thomas Dengler and Christian Schindler

Field/Discipline : Agriculture, Forestry and Nutrition Sciences

Language : Deutsch, Russisch

Institution : Hochschule Weihenstephan-Triesdorf and Hochschule Weihenstephan-Triesdorf


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Faszination Kristalle und Symmetrie

Rubies, sugar, snow flakes: crystals are beautiful, arranged in grid structures. This MOOC explains the basic building blocks of crystals, their symmetrical structure and introduces free software for crystal analysis. In German.

Instructor(s) : Dr. Frank Hoffmann, Dipl.-Chem. Michael Sartor and Prof. Dr. Michael Fröba

Field/Discipline : Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computer sciences

Language : Deutsch

Institution : Universität Hamburg


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Sectio chirurgica- 'Anatomie interaktiv'

Interactive MOOC featuring videos of operations from Universität Tübingen. Surgeons and anatomists of all stripes connect the basic materials at the heart of the first year in med-school to the practical surgical context. In German.

Instructor(s) : PD Dr. med. Bernhard Hirt

Field/Discipline : Human and Veterinary Medicine, Health and Sports Sciences

Language : Deutsch

Institution : Universität Tübingen


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The Future Of Storytelling

Telling stories. Understanding stories. This MOOC teaches students how to work out and tell a story. It helps you build structures and teaches you how to tell your story using a variety of media formats. Interdisciplinary MOOC in German and English.

Instructor(s) : Christina Maria Schollerer, Prof. Constanze Langer, Prof. Winfried Gerling and Julian van Dieken

Field/Discipline : Interdisciplinary

Language : Bilingual: Deutsch/English. Unser MOOC soll sowohl den interdisziplinären Austausch als auch die Internationalisierung in der deutschen Hochschullandschaft stärken. We want to support interdisciplinarity and the internationalization of higher education.

Institution : Fachhochschule Potsdam (Studiengang Europäische Medienwissenschaft), Fachhochschule Potsdam (Studiengang Interfacedesign) and van Dieken visuals (Filmproduktion)


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Mathematische Denk- und Arbeitsweisen

Methodologically advanced double-MOOC that offers students the choice between geometry, arithmetics or both. The instructors work with everyday problems as examples and incorporate online social networks into the MOOC experience. In German.

Instructor(s) : Prof. Dr. Christian Spannagel, Dr. Michael Gieding, Lutz Berger and Dr. phil. habil. Martin Lindner

Field/Discipline : Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computer sciences

Language : Deutsch

Institution : Pädagogische Hochschule Heidelberg and wissmuth


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