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MOOCs: expectations and reality

Posted on 14 May 2014 with 0 comments
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While the MOOC phenomenon is not mature enough to afford conclusions on the question of long-term cost-effectiveness, this study serves as an exploration of the goals of institutions creating or adopting MOOCs and how these institutions define effectiveness of their MOOC initiatives. The authors assess the current evidence regarding whether and how these goals are being achieved and at what cost, and they review expectations regarding the role of MOOCs in education over the next five years.


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