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To MOOC or Not to MOOC by Sarah Porter

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The old guard

Abstract

The “old guard” is made up of the very top universities in the world. These institutions are elite and research intensive. Some of them have been quick to engage with MOOCs and to lead the way, like the entrepreneurs, but this case study focuses upon an imaginary institution that is typical of those that have not engaged with MOOCs so far. We look at the context for this decision and why they reached it, and also what approach they may take in the future.

Keywords

E-learning; Elite; Higher education; Institutional strategy; MOOCs; Research intensive
 
The University of F is a prestigious institution with a long history and pedigree. It is ranked as one of the top four institutions in its home country and one of the top universities ...

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