The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Sure, the pedagogy may not be perfect, but the alternative is much worse. 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. Offshoring will become the rule, not the exception. 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. 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. Offshoring will become the rule, not the exception. MOOCs get a bad rap.

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eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

link] February 3-4, 2011 Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy , Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA. Clayton Wright has done his amazing list of conferences again this year and has asked me to post again. Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. You can contact him at: crwr77@gmail.com. This list is focused mostly on the first half of the year: January to June 2011. And it covers a broad range of types of topics.