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Carpe Diem MOOC

Enrol now in Swinburne's free Open Online Course

Carpe Diem is a proven collaborative and rapid course development method for effective learning design. Whether it be adapting an existing course for online delivery or ensuring your course is designed for future learning, Carpe Diem is an essential method for anyone interested in improving learning and teaching.

"Carpe Diem is based on 13 years of research into collaborative design for technology enhanced learning ...I am delighted that this MOOC brings Carpe Diem agile, rapid team developments for effective  learning design to the broader education community"   Professor Gilly Salmon

Participants in the course can expect to: 

Join the growing number of practitioners applying Carpe Diem and transforming the learning and teaching experience.


To participate effectively in this course, students should be proficient in English, have reliable access to the internet and use the FIREFOX web browser to access Coursesites.

Course commences 10th of March

Find out more about Carpe Diem and the research of Professor Gilly Salmon, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Learning Transformations, Swinburne University of Technology.

About the Instructors

Professor Gilly Salmon has been a digital learning innovator for more than 20 years. Gilly is a researcher and publisher on the themes of innovation and change in Higher Education and the exploitation of new technologies of all kinds in the service of learning.

She is Pro Vice-Chancellor, Learning Transformations, at Swinburne University of Technology.

Professor Janet Gregory is based in the Learning Transformations Unit at Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia. She leads the development of staff capacity and capability particularly in relation to technology-enhanced learning and teaching.

Janet is also the Course Coordinator for Swinburne’s Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching, offered fully online in 2014.

Dr Kulari Lokuge Dona completed her doctoral research in e-learning Resource Development and Management and is currently the Senior Learning Technologist in the Learning Transformations Unit at Swinburne University.

Kulari has been involved in learning technology since 2001 as a senior lecturer, instructional designer, assessment developer, and e-Learning facilitator and actively participates in online resource development projects.

What you will receive on completing the course

You will collect badges for each week you complete, starting from Week 2, and will receive a certificate upon successful completion of the course.


MOOC to 'seize the day' and transform learning