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粵劇：從後台到前台 Cantonese Opera: From Backstage to the Stage MOOC Project Report - July 2018 The HKAPA’s first MOOC has now been successfully rerun (Launched Mar 5 to Apr 2). This document provides an executive summary of this project as well as a more detailed breakdown of content, process of development, budget, learner demographics and feedback / lessons learned.
The aims in developing the Cantonese Opera MOOC were to:
a) Introduce the subject to more people around the world;
b) contribute to the promotion of the continuity of the intangible cultural heritage of this art form; and
c) promote the Academy and the School.
The Course was 4 weeks long and covered the following content areas: Preparation of a Cantonese Opera, The rehearsal process, The production of the show and The traditions of Cantonese Opera. It was jointly run in two streams, one in English, the other Chinese. Each week comprised smaller sub-topics referred to as “Steps” in the FutureLearn system, (72 steps in total), with 35 video resources produced for the Course. The course was developed with support from the iHub and the teachers and students of the School of Chinese Opera and Academy’s Youth troupe.
||You can see a SHOWREEL of the first run of the MOOC Course here
MOOC First Offering
As at Oct 19th 2017, the first offering of the English run of the Couse had 737 students enrol (Chinese run with 202) with 310 active learners (those identified as being active in the social learning online spaces and contributing). It also had 31.4% or 125 learners complement more than 90% of the steps which is higher than average for MOOC Courses
MOOC Second Offering
As at May 29th 2018 the second offering of the English run of the Couse had 577 students with 201 active learners (those identified as being active in the social learning online spaces and contributing). It also had 21.8% or 76 learners complement more than 90% of the steps (A more detailed breakdown is provided in the main document)
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