Scaling-up and taking courses online to “massive audiences” are currently being debated.
See Times Higher Ed report on Diana Laurillard’s input to “The battle about MOOCs“.
What is the role of the tutor and the creation and sharing of learning designs when taking education and learning to the global market place? These are uncertain times that are in need of innovation to deliver new ways of engaging with our students. Learning designs and new pedagogies and creative ways of thinking are needed (see Professor Diana Laurillard’s recent presentation for more about this).
Coming soon is the event at the London Knowledge Lab and related materials will be available. See to MOOC or not to MOOC for more details brining some success stories, lesson learnt and some context to the potential of MOOCs.