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UIcelandX is the University of Iceland's platform for developing and delivering massive open online courses (MOOCs) to a global audience of learners.

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UIcelandX

UIcelandX is the University of Iceland's platform for developing and delivering massive open online courses (MOOCs) to a global audience of learners.

UIcelandX MOOCs showcase the University's expertise and the unique opportunities for learning that Iceland, its people, and its culture have to offer. UIcelandX online courses are offered for free and open to everyone.

For the University's academic community, UIcelandX offers opportunities to develop new teaching practices and learning materials for the 21st century.

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The Medieval Icelandic Sagas

The Medieval Icelandic Sagas is an introductory course on the single most characteristic literary genre of Medieval Iceland. Mainly written in the 13th century, the Icelandic Sagas are comprised of roughly 40 texts of varying length. 

In this course, you will learn about three Sagas, written at different times, with the aim of giving an overview of the writing period and the genre as a whole.

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Contact us

For more information about producing MOOCs for UIcelandX, contacted the Project Manager:

Páll Ásgeir Torfason

Tel: +354 525 5486

Email: pallasgeir@hi.is