LWMOOCs is a respected international forum to collaborate, share, network, learn, and display the latest advances in MOOCs. This IEEE conference provides academic and industry professionals the opportunity to discuss research into MOOC technologies as well as the practical aspects of creating and offering MOOCs to diverse worldwide audiences.
The LWMOOCS technical program is designed to maximize time for discussion and participation. It uses a single-track threaded with active-learning workshops, a multi-hour poster session where all accepted papers are presented, and short lighting-round paper sessions where all accepted papers are presented in 5-10 minute time slots. Paper sessions also include invited expert talks and keynote presentations from industry and academia leaders.
The conference accepts submissions from a variety of MOOC disciplines and topics. Submissions range from technical research papers to hands-on and implementation focused contributions. All submissions are double-blind peer-reviewed and all papers presented during the conference will be published as a conference proceedings given to registered attendees. The proceedings is also published in IEEE Xplore™ as archival papers, posters and presentation slide sets to maximize the impact of the each publication.
The IEEE Education Society encourages and strongly supports global participation and cooperation in engineering and computer science education. It hosts LWMOOCS in the United States of America in odd years and elsewhere in the world during even years. This approach ensures that a high-quality MOOC conference is available nearby regardless of where a participant might live in the world.
Carlos Delgado-Kloos, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Armando Fox, UC Berkeley, USA
Rocael Hernandez, Galileo University, Guatemala
Russ Meier, MSoE, USA
Barbara Oakley, Oakland University, USA
Justin Reich, MIT, USA
Jose A. Ruiperez-Valiente, MIT, USA
Henrique Santos, University of Minho, Portugal, VP of Conferences of IEEE Education Society
George Siemens, University of Texas at Arlington, USA
Jim Sluss, University of Oklahoma - Tulsa, USA
Past Steering Committee members
Jeff Haywood, The University of Edinburgh, UK
Saman Amarasinghe, MIT, USA
Daniela Rus, MIT, USA
Sebastian Thrun, Stanford University, Udacity, USA
Daphne Koller, Coursera, USA
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LWMOOCS VI – 2019 Milwaukee, WI, USA
Russ Meier, IEEE Education Society, Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE), USA
Kerrie Douglas, Assistant Professor, Purdue University, USA
Zachary A. Pardos, Assistant Professor, UC Berkeley, USA
Kristina Wilson, Learning Developer, Fox Valley Technical College System, USA
Bonnie Tomlin, Learning Developer, Fox Valley Technical College System, USA
K. Holly Shiflett, PhD, Director, North American Partnerships, FutureLearn, USA/UK
Carina S. González, Assistant Professor, Universidad de La Laguna/Open University of Catalonia, Spain
Miguel Amigot, Chief Technology Officer, IBL Education, USA