From ripple to tsunami: the possible impact of MOOCs on higher education

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Bull, David D.. 2012. "From ripple to tsunami: the possible impact of MOOCs on higher education." DE Quarterly.
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From ripple to tsunami: the possible impact of MOOCs on higher education

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AuthorBull, David D.
EditorsGray, Frances
Journal TitleDE Quarterly
Number of Pages2
Year2012
Place of PublicationArmidale, Australia
Web Address (URL)http://www.dehub.edu.au
Abstract

There is no doubt that the recent emergence of MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses) has rapidly rippled through the entire higher education sector fuelled by a concern that the new era of certified open education courses offered by elite US institutions could turn to a tsunami which could sweep away traditional models of course and program delivery and force the sector to quickly revisit their traditional operating practices.

Keywordsopen educational resources; MOOCs
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020390405. Educational technology and computing
390303. Higher education
460608. Mobile computing
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Byline AffiliationsOpen Access College
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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