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

MOOCs are here. How should state universities respond? | Dangerously Irrelevant | Massively MOOC | Scoop.it
Here is a short essay on MOOCs that Drs. Steve Vardeman and Max Morris, Statistics faculty at Iowa State University, gave me permission to (MOOCs are here. How should state universities respond?

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Why MOOCs Will Not Save Universities

Why MOOCs Will Not Save Universities | Massively MOOC | Scoop.it
Many universities slowly implode nowadays without even knowing it. Going ahead in denial with a lethal combination of old models and practices, decrepit ideas, illusory solutions and their self-con...

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Stefan Popenici's comment, October 18, 2012 11:27 AM
thanks!
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Questions about the future of higher education

Questions about the future of higher education | Massively MOOC | Scoop.it

The Conversation web site is currently half way through a series of invited posts entitled “The Future of Higher Education”. It has been a disappointing series so far in that five of the first six posts have focussed on MOOCS and the sixth has been a general post on equity in online learning. Now MOOCs are an important development but the future of higher education is bigger than MOOCs and the questions are much more fundamental. Here are are some questions that I think this series should be addressing..


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My summer paranoia: computers will replace teachers in higher education

My summer paranoia: computers will replace teachers in higher education | Massively MOOC | Scoop.it

I had a strange dream last night. I was in discussion with an editor from a publishing company about the draft of a new book I was writing. As in all dreams it wasn’t clear what was going on in the discussion but then I realised he wanted me to change what I was writing to make the case that computers can replace teachers in higher education. He told me that his CEO and a number of CEOs from other companies all thought this was the right way to go, and were trying to influence the market to accept this. I was so upset that I woke with a start.


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