15 August 2013
Channel: eNEWSLINE Live (ENL)
Tags: MOOCs, open access education, free online classes, Michael Lenox
It has been more than two years since massive open online courses (or, as most of us refer to as MOOCs) have entered the higher education scene, resulting in a whirlwind of new developments in the delivery, as well as the perceptions of higher education. As more individuals around the world have embraced MOOCs (nearly 4 million on Cousera alone), institutions of higher education, administrators, and faculty have been prompted to rethink how education is managed and delivered through such platforms. Michael Lenox, associate dean and executive director of the Batten Institute, Samuel L. Slover research professor of business at the Darden School of Business, and expert in the domain of technology strategy and policy. This episode's discussion focuses on the challenges and opportunities that MOOCs and other technological advancements in education present to business schools, including program delivery, implications for institutional strategy, branding, financial and revenue models, and more.