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Florida Tech to Offer Free, Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Research in Summer 2014

MELBOURNE, FLA.—Florida Institute of Technology Online Learning and Evans Library Plan a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) focused on finding, evaluating, documenting and using scholarly information in academic research. The non-credit, six-week class will be offered in summer 2014.

The course will be made available on the Canvas Network,, which provides hosting, enrollment services, instructional design and technical support, and marketing promotion. The course will be available to self-enrolled students located anywhere in the world.

The course will be cost-free and asynchronous, with instructor-monitored discussion boards and communication via email. Six course modules will each include a video lecture, textual transcript, complementary multimedia, discussion boards and an assessment. Content will be designed to correlate with common practices, which allows students to understand research strategies from a familiar perspective.

More information will be available over the next few months.

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