artsmooc a unique specialist Arts MOOC network for those in the creative industries who are considering enhancing their current face-to-face offer with MOOCs. A new experimental social enterprise approach to integrating online open educational practice into face-to-face practice based arts subjects, bringing together a unique ‘hands on’ research and development network/consortium.
artsmooc focuses on addressing the digital/web literacies challenges based on the creative needs of its stakeholder groups by co-developing and creating new arts MOOCs Massive open online course/communities, learning environments and interest groups with and for its stakeholders.
Arstmooc is a social enterprise startup, community interest company (CIC). Its key aims are to provide:
Develop ‘Free and Open’ flexible online and offline arts resources, courses and communities, combining the best of free virtual and physical arts education, artsmooc will be open to anyone worldwide but will also explore and support opportunities to participate locally in arts face-to-face activities.
Support for stakeholder engagement and co-development of artsmooc: Provide hands on digital literacies support, consultation and research for improving stakeholder engagement of flexible open online learning and teaching.
Bring together a cross sector consortium ‘open Innovation group’ to support the development of new arts practice based MOOCs Massive Open Online Courses /communities creating new bespoke arts learning environments and interest groups with and for its stakeholders.
Social enterprise model (MOOC Learners/contributors):
Develop and support the online learning digital literacies of our stakeholders groups, to improve engagement, access and development of free and open online arts courses/community networks (MOOCs), web literacies, open practices and digital citizenship.
Social enterprise model (Learner/contributor stewards):
Develop and support the online learning digital literacies, MOOC implementation, design and stewarding of our stakeholders groups. Aim to encourage the collaboration and development of MOOCs for their 'face-to-face' local arts projects and activities.
The Business model:
Artsmooc will work with key arts sector stakeholders from across creative industries in the development and collaboration of new artsMOOC environments and communities. Artsmooc aims to provide consultation and unique specialist support in the bespoke development of artsMOOCs, providing specialist services and support across the sector.