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. 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. Offshoring will become the rule, not the exception.

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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. 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. Offshoring will become the rule, not the exception.

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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] or www.col.org/OERPolicy December 1, 2010 Security and Defence Learning : International Forum on Technology Assisted Learning and Training for Defence, Security and Emergency Services, 6 th , Hotel InterContinental Berlin, Berlin, Germany.