Welcome to our Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) series on “Sustainable use of the oceans”.
Learn in which areas we use the oceans and what effects this has or can have on the environment. Find out what alternative courses of action exist and could exist in order to reconcile both needs, that of industrial growth and that of a healthy environment.
Massive – Although the primary target group for our MOOC series are interested Bachelor students and their lecturers, the MOOC Series generally aims for as many interested participants as possible!
Open – Participants just have to register on our moodle platform and, woosh, they are in; there are no fees!
Online – The platform is accessible online all around the clock and all the different learning materials provided can be worked through in one’s own pace!
Course – The series includes the following 7 MOOCs:
1. An Introduction to Sustainability
2. Aquaculture & Marine Biotechnology (UCA)
3. Deep-Sea Challenges (CAU)
4. Operational Oceanography for the Service of Society (UBO)
5. Sustainability & Coastal Tourism (UNIST)
6. Logistics & Transport (UG)
7. Maritime Migration (UM)
MOOC 1 offers a general introduction into the topic of Sustainability and MOOC 2-7 rely on the individual expertise for a “Sustainable Use of the Ocean” by each of the partner universities.
To ensure scientific accuracy and an engaging learning opportunity, not only lecturers from SEA-EU universities, but also e-learning experts and a professional design agency have collaborated.
Furthermore, the MOOC Series shines through its diversity in content & media, displaying e.g. students’ projects and universities’ individual collaborations with external agencies, videos & texts, quizzes and providing certificates of participation as well as an accessible access to most of the materials.
The SEA-EU Masive Open Online Course (MOOC) Series on “Sustainable Use of the Ocean” is a joint e-learning collaboration by the European University of the Seas (SEA-EU), a European alliance between the currently 6 universities in Cádiz (Spain), Brest (France), Kiel (Germany), Gdańsk (Poland), Split (Croatia) and Malta (Malta) (The SEA-EU Alliance will grow to 9 partners as of Jan 2023).