Presentation on Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and libraries

MOOCs explained - learning opportunities, challenges and limitations

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TYPE:
Presentation
PRESENTER:
Kevin Smith
DATE:
November 2013
DOCUMENT LANGUAGE:
English
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Kevin Smith, Director of Copyright and Scholarly Communications, Duke University Libraries, USA, gave this presentation during the EIFL General Assembly in 2013 as part of the 'Trends to Watch' session.

Smith explains what MOOCs are, why they present a new opportunity for learning, and talks about MOOCs offered at Duke University, and who attends them. He then goes on to talk about the challenges and limitations of MOOCs.