Educational institutions have choices on MOOCs. What they don’t have a choice on is the use of online learning. To deny students access to online content and learning experiences is to deny reality. At the most basic level this includes the management of learners and learning, even the first step of recording lectures is useful but it also means more sophisticated active learning experiences. To continue with a totally offline strategy is not strategy but stubbornness....http://www.scoop.it/t/easy-mooc
Open Education Experts to discuss Alternative Pathways in Building MOOCs. Open Education Experts to discuss Alternative Pathways for Educators, MOOC Research Topics, and Lessons Learned in Building MOOCs.
The MOOC market (Massive Open Online Courses) has exploded. This month Coursera landed another $20M in funding, bringing their total investment to $63M (even more than edX's original $60M funding by MIT and Harvard).