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Opportunities in online education -Staying ahead of the curve: The case of the MOOC
Wood, Michael T.

PublishedJanuary 2013
PeriodicalPages 1-10
PublisherCouncil of Independent Colleges Presidents’ Institute

ABSTRACT
I propose to share with you today some personal thoughts about MOOCs. I claim no particular expertise or corner of the market. However, I have taught extensively in the classroom, online, and in the corporate boardroom. And, as a recent target of no fewer than six takeover or strategic-partner inquiries from the for-profit sector, I have beenrather attentive to the literature and news related to the future of, principally, online education for the masses. I will touch on the what and whys of MOOCs; the forms that modern online education is taking; the
potential good and bad of MOOC models; and some opportunities and challenges for us as CIC presidents in moving with or ahead of the curve.

Keywords higher education · MOOC · online learning

Languageen
URLhttp://www.cic.org/News-and-Publications/Multimedia-Library/CICConferencePresentations/2013%20Presidents%20Institute/Concurrent%20Sessions/Recent%20Developments%20in%20Online%20Education_%20Wood%20Handout.pdf
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