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Massive open online courses (MOOCs) – time for takeoff? « Hedda – Higher Education Development Association

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) – time for takeoff? « Hedda – Higher Education Development Association | Cross Border Higher Education | Scoop.it

In the last two years, a number of various MOOC platforms have been introduced and received a significant amount of attention in higher education news outlets. The big “bomb” arrived in the end of 2011 when Massachusetts Institute of Technology announced that they would start broadcasting a portion of its courses for free, openly on the internet – the MITx initiative. By now, the MITx has led to the development of edX that includes courses from MIT, Harvard and UC Berkeley.

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Conflicted: Faculty and Online Education, 2012 | Inside Higher Ed

Conflicted: Faculty and Online Education, 2012 | Inside Higher Ed | Cross Border Higher Education | Scoop.it

Faculty members are far less excited by, and more fearful of, the recent growth of online education than are academic technology administrators, according to a new study by Inside Higher Edand the Babson Survey Research Group
Read more: http://www.insidehighered.com/news/survey/conflicted-faculty-and-online-education-2012#ixzz225SXtTtl
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