How Do Moocs Fit Into The General Higher Education Landscape?

MOOCs and new players beyond higher education institutions (Ada Giannatelli)

Kyoto Univ. “Advancing Higher Education in the Age of MOOC” Prof. Robert A. Lue, Jan. 19, 2015

More than a MOOC – Seven Learning and Teaching Scenarios to Use MOOCs in Higher Education and Beyond

Frequently Asked Questions

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If you’ve been following the stream of articles on digital education, no doubt you’ve run into the frenzy around MOOCs. MOOCS represent a new form of online education deliverable to students worldwide for a low- to no-cost and can provide, in some cases, college credit.

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So far, MOOCs have already opened accessibility to higher education for millions of students; according to Coursera over half of these students are over age 26. [1] As with other disruptions, controversy swells after initial launches, and MOOCs are certainly no exception.

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The disruption presently created by the MOOC movement can be a time for fresh debate and an emergence of completely new models that serve both instructor and student more effectively in the 21st century. As with many things in our societies, embracing change promotes growth, both personally and professionally.

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