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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. Countries that currently attract foreign students to their shores will need to brace for the impact on their local economies, as an ever-increasing proportion of students choose to gain an international education without leaving their home country. The pedagogy of MOOCs will be enriched.

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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. Countries that currently attract foreign students to their shores will need to brace for the impact on their local economies, as an ever-increasing proportion of students choose to gain an international education without leaving their home country. The pedagogy of MOOCs will be enriched.

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eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

link] or [link] December 1, 2010 UNESCO-Commonwealth of Learning Policy Form on Open Educational Resources (OER): Taking OER beyond the OER Community – Policy and Capacity, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France. link] January 7-9, 2011 International Conference on e-Education, e-Business, e-Management and e-Learning (IC4E), Mumbai, India. link] February 3-4, 2011 Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy , Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA.