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The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Universities will finally accept they are service providers. As the latest edition of Educause Review indicates, universities are fee-for-service businesses. That means they are subjected to market forces such as competition. 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

Universities will finally accept they are service providers. As the latest edition of Educause Review indicates, universities are fee-for-service businesses. That means they are subjected to market forces such as competition. 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

When the personal tools in your mobile phone are more empowering than what your company provides or approves for your projects, how can you be saved from devastating market forces? Organizations will need you to shift a it towards Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis and Long Tail Learning - Size and Shape. If you want to optimize total learner hours, then you make long courses aimed at lots of employees.