created the term MOOC His vision: Although it may share in some of the conventions of an ordinary course, such as a predefined timeline and weekly topics for consideration, a MOOC generally carries no fees, no prerequisites other than Internet access and interest, no predefined expectations for participation, and no formal accreditation.
Long Live College! Oct 2012 ANU vice- chancellor issues MOOCs warning Sep 2012 ANU joins MOOCs rush with edX partnership Feb 2013 UQ joins MOOCs movement Sep 2012 Melbourne Uni signs on to Coursera with others expected to follow Sep 2012 Online learning: Campus 2.0 Mar 2013 The Most Important Education Technology in 200 Years Nov 2012 An Avalanche is Coming Mar 2013
MOOCs 8 Time-to-Adoption: 1 year or less • MOOCs • Tablet Computing Time-to-Adoption: 2 to 3 years • Big Data and Learning Analytics • Game-based Learning Time-to-Adoption: 4 to 5 years • 3D printing • Wearable technology
quizzes per unit, 1 per video at least Weekly activities, exercises, blog posts Peer mentoring via forums, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ Google Hangouts, Blackboard Collaborate for live tutes Office hours videos for direct feedback Statement, certificate of completion April 2013 Experience with MOOCs 10
intelligence and big data •Drugs and the brain •Fundamentals of online education •E-learning and digital cultures Udacity •Introduction to Statistics •HTML5 game development xMOOC •Educational technology & media Open University UK •H817 Open education
between elite institutions both for brand positioning and shared development targeted development of MOOCs that relate directly to community needs partial credit towards residential education pedagogical awareness to encourage enrolment within feeder schools
survive in a world of OOCs, Australian universities will need to innovate and take risks. On present indications, the future may well belong to freemium universities - a businesss model where they give away their courseware and only charge students for supplementary support services. Jim Barber, VC UNE, Feb 2013 Accredited exams Moderated discussion groups Tutorial assistance
In parallel with degrees? Effective Learning • Allow up skilling and career change • Rely on self- discipline • ID assurance Business Case • Can MOOCs be sustainable? • How much would you pay? April 2013 Experience with MOOCs 29