Massive open online courses: higher education's digital moment? 

Massive Open Online Courses report 
Date: 16 May 2013
Size: 32 pages (997 KB)
Format: Hard Copy; Download 
ISBN: 9781840362855 
Subject/s:
  • Teaching of students
  • About UK Higher education - general

Type:
  • Reports


Description:
This report tracks the development of 'massive open online courses' (MOOCs) from a small selection of specialist courses to major online platforms, offering hundreds of courses with millions of users.

The report explores MOOCs' surge in popularity and discusses whether this signals the beginning of a significant transformation in higher education, similar to those seen in other sectors, such as the newspaper industry. It pulls together the recent trends in online education delivery and looks at how universities can respond to the changing online environment.


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