Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://dx.doi.org/10.23668/psycharchives.3024
Title: The First Massive Open Online course of the European Psychiatric Association on Cognitive and Behavioural Therapy
Authors: Costa, Tiago
Arnaoutoglou, Nikitas A.
Gargot, Thomas
Sidorova, Olga
Liu-Thwaites, Natasha
Moorey, Stirling
Hanon, Cécile
Issue Date: 5-Jun-2020
Publisher: PsychArchives
Abstract: Introduction: Psychiatric trainees lack psychotherapy training. In 2018, the European Psychiatric Association (EPA) offered a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), "Introduction to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy". We will present an overview of the course participants and engagement metrics, and propose improvements for future courses. Methods: Non-identifiable participant information was collected through a welcome survey. Additional data were internally extracted, including demographic information, interests, educational background, learning objectives, completion and satisfaction rate. Engagement strategy questionnaires were distributed and screen time calculated. Results: There were 7.116 enrollments, 1.504 completed the welcome survey and 954 (13%) the overall course. The three most represented countries were: Greece (18%), France (8%) and the UK (7%). Psychologists and psychology students represented 41% of the initial participants, psychiatrists and psychiatry trainees 33%. Conclusion: The MOOC achieved its primary goals and received a wide acceptance. The dropout rate was lower than similar online courses. Improvements and amendments are suggested.
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12034/2643
http://dx.doi.org/10.23668/psycharchives.3024
Citation: Costa, T., Arnaoutoglou, N. A., Gargot, T., Sidorova, O., Liu-Thwaites, N., Moorey, S., & Hanon, C. (2020). The First Massive Open Online course of the European Psychiatric Association on Cognitive and Behavioural Therapy. PsychArchives. https://doi.org/10.23668/PSYCHARCHIVES.3024
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