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© Simon Buckingham ShumMartin BeanVice-ChancellorThe Open UniversityTHE OPEN UNIVERSITYDevelopment ofOpen Educational Reso...
SOURCE:Open Educational Resources: Opportunities and Challenges, Dr. Jan Hylén OECD’s Centre for Educational Research and ...
MASSIVE IS ALREADY A REALITY
Dramatically reducingdelivery costAllowing growth of highereducation beyond traditionalcampus barriers – it would take 500...
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Student loan debt > $1 trillion –higher than US credit card debtAverage public sector bachelor’sdegree tuition fees are no...
CourseraMITxedXUniversity ofthe PeopleUdacityNew CharterUniversityStraighterLineWEUUdemyInvestor or university funded plat...
41 US universities and21 InternationaluniversitiesCourses designed andrun by Udacity. Creditoffered for one courseby Color...
Foundations,certificatesand diplomas130K awardedin the UK in2010/11Undergraduatedegrees370K awardedin the UK in2010/11Post...
WHY ARE UNIVERSITIES EMBRACING MOOCS?DIRECT BENEFITST Generate revenue Attract additional students Fulfil universities’...
A MOOC FRAMEWORK
REQUIRES INVESTMENT
© Simon Buckingham Shum17
Development of Open Educational Resources (OERs) and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)
Development of Open Educational Resources (OERs) and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)
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Development of Open Educational Resources (OERs) and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

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Development of Open Educational Resources (OERs) and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)
Martin Bean
Vice-Chancellor, The Open University

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Development of Open Educational Resources (OERs) and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

  1. 1. © Simon Buckingham ShumMartin BeanVice-ChancellorThe Open UniversityTHE OPEN UNIVERSITYDevelopment ofOpen Educational Resources (OERs) andMassive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)
  2. 2. SOURCE:Open Educational Resources: Opportunities and Challenges, Dr. Jan Hylén OECD’s Centre for Educational Research and Innovation; http://wikieducator.org/OER_timeline; News searchesWikipedia launchedMIT launch OpenCourseWareOpen CourseWaresearch engine releasedOU launchesOpenLearniTunesUlaunched1st MOOClaunchedHewlett foundationgives $10m forOER Projects• Bertelsmannlaunches FlatWorld Knowledge(free text books)• OER Africalaunched• MIT has over 90%of its courses freeonline1st OERUniversity(University ofthe People)UdemylaunchedUdacity offersproctered examsvia PearsonIvy LeagueMOOCs launched• MITx• Udacity• Coursera• edX• Full fee courses emerge• MOOC courses acceptedfor course credit• APK models proliferate• OER universities acquireHE accreditation
  3. 3. MASSIVE IS ALREADY A REALITY
  4. 4. Dramatically reducingdelivery costAllowing growth of highereducation beyond traditionalcampus barriers – it would take 500years to teach as many students oncampus as it has done to teach onecohort of MOOC studentsRedefining the business andteaching models of highereducationProviding greater choice
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  7. 7. Student loan debt > $1 trillion –higher than US credit card debtAverage public sector bachelor’sdegree tuition fees are now $22Kpa ($28K private sector)Low completion rates(eg completion rates for 4 year degreesof c. 28% for for-profit universities)Active venture capital industry, with$857m invested in HE businessesover the past three yearsHigh penetration of online learning(15% of HE students)Huge media interestCommitment of big brands(18 of top 20 US and Canadianuniversities partner with a MOOC)Significant student take-up(from 0 to >3m in 12 months)Substantial funding($100m in 2012 for MOOCs alone)Emergence of new brands(eg Coursera)Large-scale courses (an average of30K students per course)
  8. 8. CourseraMITxedXUniversity ofthe PeopleUdacityNew CharterUniversityStraighterLineWEUUdemyInvestor or university funded platforms offering a range ofelite university courses without accreditation.Investor-backed providers of free or low costmodules/degree courses, with own and/or OER contentand formal assessment/exams.Offering unaccredited degrees for free or low cost – relying onfoundation funding and exam revenue.THE EMERGING COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
  9. 9. 41 US universities and21 InternationaluniversitiesCourses designed andrun by Udacity. Creditoffered for one courseby Colorado State UniFounded by Harvard adMIT. Ten further USuniversities have joinedin April 2013 in February 2013 in February 2013from Venture Capitalfundersfrom Venture Capitalfunderscommitted by Harvard, MITand University of Texas
  10. 10. Foundations,certificatesand diplomas130K awardedin the UK in2010/11Undergraduatedegrees370K awardedin the UK in2010/11Postgraduatequalifications260K awardedin the UK in2010/11Free-formlearningFor example,205m views ofKhan AcademyMOOCcourses4.6m studentsat three leadingMOOCsCertifiedProfessionalExams (e.g. IT)For example,Prometric aleadingprofessional andIT certificationexam providerdelivers 10mexams p.a.Accredited PriorLearning (APL)US students take500K exams a yearto receive credit forAPL
  11. 11. WHY ARE UNIVERSITIES EMBRACING MOOCS?DIRECT BENEFITST Generate revenue Attract additional students Fulfil universities’ missionsand expand impact Build brand Stimulate innovation
  12. 12. A MOOC FRAMEWORK
  13. 13. REQUIRES INVESTMENT
  14. 14. © Simon Buckingham Shum17

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