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MOOCs are here. How should state universities respond? | Dangerously Irrelevant

MOOCs are here. How should state universities respond? | Dangerously Irrelevant | Innovations in e-Learning | Scoop.it

Scott McLeod-

"Here is a short essay on MOOCs that Drs. Steve Vardeman and Max Morris, Statistics faculty at Iowa State University, gave me permission to share. Their essential premises? That MOOCs are going to rock state (and other) universities’ worlds, that most institutions should immediately institute moratoriums on hiring new faculty and building new facilities, and that universities need to focus on clarifying their value proposition in a world of ‘commodity [higher] education.’

 

k3hamilton's insight:

yikes..sounds scary

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Gary's curator insight, February 3, 2013 9:56 AM

A discussion that must take place.  Higher education is changing now and our state universities may be the next ghost towns unlesss we address reality.