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The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Sure, the pedagogy may not be perfect, but the alternative is much worse. As the latest edition of Educause Review indicates, universities are fee-for-service businesses. There’s no point rehashing the same lectures when the world’s best authorities have already recorded them and offered them to the world as OERs. Content providers will wag the long tail. MOOCs get a bad rap.

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The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Sure, the pedagogy may not be perfect, but the alternative is much worse. As the latest edition of Educause Review indicates, universities are fee-for-service businesses. There’s no point rehashing the same lectures when the world’s best authorities have already recorded them and offered them to the world as OERs. Content providers will wag the long tail. MOOCs get a bad rap.

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

Business’s lingering love of bureaucracy, process, and legacy technology has fallen completely out of sync with what people need to do their best. Yet, there will be lots of eLearning solutions aiming at these alternative platforms. However, for people who are in the business of learning solutions , there are going to be growing opportunities to differentiate with content and solutions accessible from more devices. Just visit the OER Commons and Open Courseware Consortium.