Throughout the higher education community, questions continue to swirl about massive open online courses (MOOCs). How are students benefiting by participating in MOOCs? In what ways are colleges and universities integrating MOOCs into their curricula? How can we effectively assess the quality of MOOC learning experiences?
On May 28, the American Council on Education (ACE) will to discuss these questions and examine the potential implications for broader postsecondary access and increased completion rates.
The webinar will feature:
- Daphne Koller — co-founder of Coursera, Inc., and professor, Stanford University, department of computer science
- Elizabeth Allan — associate professor of biology, University of Southern Oklahoma, and an ACE CREDIT® faculty reviewer
- Barbara Illowsky—professor of mathematics and statistics at De Anza College
- Michelle Pilati—professor of psychology, Rio Hondo College
- Cathy Sandeen—vice president for education attainment and innovation, ACE (moderator)
Panelists will explore the opportunities and challenges that come from incorporating MOOC learning experiences into college curricula. The webinar will also offer examples of MOOC integration currently taking place on college campuses.