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Beyond the Hype: How are MOOCs Affecting Higher Education Ecosystems?

MOOCs have garnered significant attention over the past
few months as a “disruptive innovation” capable of changing
current teaching and learning practices. Championed by
prestigious institutions such as Stanford, MIT, and Harvard,
MOOCs are providing unprecedented learning opportunities
to traditional and non-traditional students around the globe. However, beyond the media hype, it is critical to understand how MOOCs are reshaping Higher Ed ecosystems. To this end, this presentation will attempt to answer the larger questions surrounding MOOCs.
Presenter:
M’hammed Abdous, Old Dominion University