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

Bull, David D. (2012) From ripple to tsunami: the possible impact of MOOCs on higher education. DeQuarterly (12). pp. 10-11.

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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.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Open access journal
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - USQ Other
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - USQ Other
Date Deposited: 12 Jun 2013 07:14
Last Modified: 27 Jun 2017 01:04
Uncontrolled Keywords: open educational resources; MOOCs
Fields of Research (2008): 13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130306 Educational Technology and Computing
13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130103 Higher Education
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0805 Distributed Computing > 080502 Mobile Technologies
Fields of Research (2020): 39 EDUCATION > 3904 Specialist studies in education > 390405 Educational technology and computing
39 EDUCATION > 3903 Education systems > 390303 Higher education
46 INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES > 4606 Distributed computing and systems software > 460608 Mobile computing
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970113 Expanding Knowledge in Education

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