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MOOCs and Beyond - eLearning Papers 33 released

MOOCs and Beyond - eLearning Papers 33 released | Learning is Life | Scoop.it

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Issue number 33 of eLearning Papers focuses on the challenges and future of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), a trend in education that has skyrocketed since 2008."


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Gina Anderson CEO Mopi16 's curator insight, May 13, 2013 8:19 AM

We are going to see research in the next 3-5 years coming in about the beneficts and challenges of MOOC's. Interesting to me are the business models. Great marketing tool for those who have a current base of clients. 

Peter B. Sloep's curator insight, June 6, 2013 2:34 AM

I have little to add to this other than that the collection of papers provides a distinctive European perspective on MOOCs. As a consequence (?), the focus is more on the pedagogy than on the economics of higher education (@pbsloep)

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