DAY 1 (Thursday 20th October)
Welcome by Dr Uwe BAUMANN, Head of School of Languages and Applied Linguistics, The Open University, UK
On 20th and 21st October 2016, The Open University (UK) School of Languages and Applied Linguistics hosted the first MOOCs, Informal Language Learning, and Mobility conference. This international conference was attended by more than eighty academics from sixteen countries, European and further afield including China, Ghana, India, Lithuania and USA. Forty seven institutions were represented. Thirty one people presented their work, including two keynote speakers and poster presentations on the themes of MOOC design, MOOC evaluation, mobile language learning and Open Education Resources.