There is a lot of talk (and a range of opinions) in higher ed about the impact of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) on traditional education. In what ways, if at all, might MOOCs impact how we teach at Bellevue College? [Use the speech bubble to the right or the reply link below to respond]
Please feel free to think of this question in terms of the college as a whole, as well as in relationship to your own discipline, expertise, or experience.
There are a lot of “opinions” out there on this topic. Here are a couple recent articles to get folks thinking. Feel free to share other good resources on this topic in the comments box, too.
- A 4-minute video on “What is a MOOC?” and Daphne Koller’s (one of the founders of Coursea) TED talk on What we are learning from Online Education (about 20 min)
- Will MOOCs Change the Way Professors Handle the Classroom? (Chronicle of Higher Ed, 7 November 2013)
- Can the Current Model of Higher Education Survive MOOCs and Online Learning? (Educause Review Online, 7 October 2013)