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To MOOC or Not to MOOC by Sarah Porter

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5

The confident entrepreneurs

Abstract

This case study brings together the experience of institutions that have made a big public commitment to massive open online course (MOOCs). There are a number of universities across the globe that have taken an entrepreneurial approach to MOOCs. They have led the way and made a big and significant commitment to creating and offering MOOCs. These institutions will typically offer at least 20 MOOCs at present, and have in place a plan to develop more over the coming few years. They have frequently been involved with MOOCs fairly early in the MOOC story and have received media attention because of their commitment to MOOCs. The case study describes how decisions were made about investing in MOOCs, how governance ...

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