Book Chapter

Designing a cMOOC for Lecturer Professional Development in the 21st Century

T Cochrane, V Narayan, V Burcio-Martin

Medical Education and Ethics: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications | IGI Global | Published : 2017


This chapter explores the design of a framework for up-scaling a lecturer professional development strategy based upon communities of practice from pockets of excellence to span across a university utilizing a cMOOC framework. The framework links global experts into an authentic professional development experience via the integration of a range of mobile social media learning technologies. The framework includes a series of triggering events designed to support the development of participants' personal eportfolios and pedagogical practice that can then be optionally validated by external CMALT accreditation. We believe the framework provides a transferable professional development model for ..

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