Uni Queensland’s MOOC for COVID-19 mornings

The university announces AVAXX101x “training for folk encountering anti-vaxxers”

The new MOOC (via edX) is running now,  until end March. It’s taught by vaccination researcher Tom Aechtner and provides, information on vaccination safety and effectiveness, plus what to do with the vaccine hesitant, presumably by being ready with the seven persuasion strategies for the 12 vaccine myths.

This is seriously, seriously smart and the bigger the enrolment, the better for Australia.

Which is where the feds should come in – buying rights to market the MOOC hard. Translating it into community languages would not hurt.

Way more information at way less price than the standard government comms campaign, on a vital issue.