MARK YOUR CALENDERS: OCTOBER 7, 2013: 6-7pm SLT (Pacific) Taking place in VCARA
SLIS COLLOQUIA SERIES PRESENTED BY DR. VALERIE HILL
MOOCs (massive open online courses) provide educational opportunities at no cost or low cost online. Online learning brought distance education into the mainstream over the past few decades, but the MOOC, currently popular in higher education, brings learning to more students through large-scale interactive participation. This session will describe MOOCs, advantages and disadvantages shared with virtual worlds, and the future of the MOOC through examples of various types.