First MOOC being offered at Lakeland College

August 13, 2014

Lakeland College will offer its first massive open online course (MOOC), Introduction to Mental Health, this fall. The MOOC is the first course of Lakeland’s Mental Health Practitioner certificate program. “MOOCs are an exciting new way for people to learn, and our new program’s introductory course is a great way for Lakeland to pilot something beyond our usual online programs,” says Michael Crowe, Dean of Teaching and Learning at Lakeland. “There’s more recognition now of mental health as part of the wellness spectrum. Professionals and other front line workers are looking for more knowledge and tools to help them work with people of all ages.” The course is equivalent to a 3-credit college-level course and will run from September 15 to November 21. Lakeland News