Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have been the hottest topic in Higher Education this year. Educating tens of thousands of students in one online course subtends some exciting opportunities but also a raft of pedagogical, logistical, and systemic challenges. This presentation summarises the key issues at stake and outlines a direction forward for Massive Open Online Courses in Higher Education.
Kenney, J.L. & Bower, M. (2012). Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs): A snapshot. Presented at Expanding Horizons, L&T Week, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, 18 September.
Audio available from: http://tinyurl.com/moocs-snapshot