Embracing Diversity: A Raising Awareness MOOC Experience

  • Susanna SancassaniEmail author
  • Valeria BaudoEmail author
  • Nicoletta TrentinagliaEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11475)


This paper presents the experience of the MOOC “Embracing Diversity”, developed for the IN2IT Project and hosted on Polimi Open Knowledge, the MOOC programme of Politecnico di Milano ( A follow up of the MOOC, represented by an ongoing special edition of the course, focused specifically on gender and STEM, is also shortly presented.

In this paper we will present:

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    the main characteristics of the MOOC, with a special focus on the intended learning outcomes, the vision of the topic, the methodology used to develop it;

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    the data of the pilot edition of the course on the basis of the available information, represented mainly by the results of the initial and final survey;

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    the ongoing special edition of the MOOC focused on gender and STEM.



MOOC Gender Soft skill Raising awareness Diversity Inclusion STEM 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.METID-Politecnico di MilanoMilanItaly

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