Interactive Open Online Courses
Access open online courses across cultural contexts and national boundaries to learn with peers from diverse backgrounds using bite-sized video lectures, supported by skill building activities and facilitated intercultural discussions.
Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange offers a range of Interactive Open Online Courses targeting both formal and non-formal education. These courses consist of lecture series, small group dialogue and interactive assignments and include the course European Refuge/es, addressing current issues of integration and diversity and an introductory course to dialogue facilitation to learn the basic concepts of dialogue facilitation and Virtual Exchange. Further, Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange is promoting a number of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) enhanced with various degrees of Virtual Exchange elements, to increase dialogue and interactivity.
There will be several opportunities for Interactive Open Online Courses over the next several months. Please fill out our expression of interest and you will be contacted about these opportunities as they arise.
By partnering with universities and other stakeholders, Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange complements existing MOOCs with a virtual exchange component in order to strengthen intercultural learning and dialogue within these courses.
Through the Interactive Open Online Course “Introduction to Dialogue Facilitation”, students will learn the functions of dialogue and virtual exchange; identify key principles and components of facilitation; and learn basic skills and approaches to successfully facilitate online dialogues.
The Refugees in Europe course brings together refugee and non-refugee students from Europe and the Southern Mediterranean to follow one course together online.