Massive Online Open Citizen Science: Use of MOOCs to scale rigorous Citizen Science training and participation

Drew Hemment, Melanie Woods, Raquel Ajates Gonzalez (Lead / Corresponding author)

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Abstract

Key Points
⋅ Report on implementation of MOOCs to scale participation in rigorous citizen science
⋅ GROW MOOCs train participants on soil sensor use, complete nutrient testing and land & soil surveys
⋅ GROW “citizen scientist” approach offers learning on methods design, data collection and awareness
⋅ Social learning approaches may overcome common barriers to engagement and training for protocols
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 27 Nov 2018
EventCOWM 2018: Citizen Observatories for Natural Hazards and Water Management - Venice, Italy
Duration: 27 Nov 201830 Nov 2018
https://www.cowm.eu/

Conference

ConferenceCOWM 2018
CountryItaly
CityVenice
Period27/11/1830/11/18
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Keywords

  • Citizen Science
  • Citizens' Observatories
  • Earth Observation
  • MOOCs
  • Social Learning
  • Online Learning

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