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To MOOC or Not to MOOC by Sarah Porter

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The developing MOOC market

Abstract

Although the business models for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are still unproven and largely unclear, MOOCs have attracted a huge amount of interest as a potentially disruptive way to change higher education as a marketplace. Traditional universities may be challenged by the growth in online learning of which MOOCs are a part. However, other sectors are also becoming interested in the possibility that the higher education market will be opened up as online learning becomes more widespread. There is also much interest generated by the potential “unbundling” of higher education, where the various components of the higher education experience may be offered by a range of providers rather than just by one. ...

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