Upcoming Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)


The OPEN Program offers free Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), which are open to an unlimited number of participants. Some MOOCs are 5 weeks, and some are longer. Please carefully read the course description for each. Each MOOC is preceded by an optional orientation module. 


Integrating Critical Thinking Skills into the Exploration of Culture in an EFL Setting

This MOOC, provided by World Learning, presents participants with a working definition of culture and tools for analyzing, understanding, and negotiating differences between cultures. Participants explore what critical thinking is and why it is necessary for the development of intercultural competence. With a view toward preparing teachers to implement culture and critical thinking lessons into their current teaching contexts, participants of this MOOC will explore activities for teaching and evaluating culture and critical thinking.

Enrollment Opens: August 9, 2021

Course Starts: September 6, 2021

Enrollment Closes: October 8, 2021

Course End Date: October 18, 2021

For information about MOOCs that are currently available, please see our main MOOC page.