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

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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
Title of host publicationCOWM 2018 Proceedings
Subtitle of host publicationCitizen Observatories for Natural Hazards and Water Management
Pages1-4
Number of pages4
DOIs
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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Hemment, D., Woods, M., & Ajates Gonzalez, R. (2018). Massive Online Open Citizen Science: Use of MOOCs to scale rigorous Citizen Science training and participation. In COWM 2018 Proceedings: Citizen Observatories for Natural Hazards and Water Management (pp. 1-4) https://doi.org/10.20933/100001122