18-20 October, 2016

Prof. Dato’ Dr. Mohamed Amin Embi


Chief Information Officer, Director, Centre for Teaching & Learning Technol
National University of Malaysia


4:00 PM Practical instructional design strategies for a more engaging learning experience in the digital era

Spearheading the development of teaching and learning at National University of Malaysia, Dato’ Amin recently designed a MOOC course entitled ‘Rethinking Teaching; Redesigning Learning’ (RTRL) at the OpenLearning platform. As of today, RTRL has 2620 participants from 94 countrie (mainly professors, educators, and teachers). In April 2016, RTRL received the Excellence Open MOOC Award from the Open Education Consortium. In this session, Dato’ Amin will share the experience of designing online learning courses to achieve successful adoption rate.
  • Freshening up online learning experience: from personal to personalized learning plans with integrated UI UX tool kits
  • Bridging the gaps among content, technical and instructional teams
  • Developing in-house programs design team to keep cost low, gain control and ignite innovative teaching culture
  • Innovative ideas for incentives and rewardsto augment and sustain learner motivation

9:00 AM Designing & Delivering an Award Winning MOOC

This workshop is designed to assist workshop participants to set up their MOOCs in the OpenLearning platform. Participants will embark on a design process of a MOOC that will benefit their on-campus students as well as MOOC participants from all over the world.

By the end of this workshop, participants will have developed a MOOC while gaining the skills to effectively facilitate his/her MOOC.

This training is with minds-on and hands-on sessions, and is based around a blended online course, which will guide the participants through the MOOC development process. Each participant is expected to bring along his/ her own laptop (tablets should be considered as extras, not replacing laptops).
  • Getting Started with MOOC
  • Designing an effective MOOC
  • Delivering an engaging MOOC


Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Mohamed Amin.

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