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. Accepted and presented papers will be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore subject to meeting IEEE Xplore’s scope and quality requirements.
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.
George Siemens, University of Texas at Arlington, USA
Sebastian Thrun, Stanford University, Udacity, USA
IEEE Event Conduct and Safety Statement
IEEE believes that science, technology, and engineering are fundamental human activities, for which openness, international collaboration, and the free flow of talent and ideas are essential. Its meetings, conferences, and other events seek to enable engaging, thought-provoking conversations that support IEEE’s core mission of advancing technology for humanity. Accordingly, IEEE is committed to providing a safe, productive, and welcoming environment to all participants, including staff and vendors, at IEEE-related events.
IEEE has no tolerance for discrimination, harassment, or bullying in any form at IEEE-related events. All participants have the right to pursue shared interests without harassment or discrimination in an environment that supports diversity and inclusion. Participants are expected to adhere to these principles and respect the rights of others.
IEEE seeks to provide a secure environment at its events. Participants should report any behavior inconsistent with the principles outlined here, to on site staff, security or venue personnel, or to firstname.lastname@example.org.
IEEE Diversity Statement
2021 IEEE's mission to foster technological innovation and excellence to benefit humanity requires the talents and perspectives of people with different personal, cultural, and disciplinary backgrounds. IEEE is committed to advancing diversity in the technical profession, and to promoting an inclusive and equitable culture in its activities and programs that welcomes, engages and rewards those who contribute to the field without regard to race, religion, gender, disability, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.