Emerging Issues: Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

On this week's one-year anniversary of Coursera bursting onto the MOOCs scene, COL is starting an online discussion on the emerging issue of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs).
COL advocates increased access to education at all levels.
We are conscious of the existence of the “iron triangle” relationship between access, quality and costs. Technology has been considered a key factor in adjusting the iron triangle in favour of the learner and society at large. Can MOOCs, primarily a technology-based development in education, contribute to improved access to education with higher quality?

Read more at: http://www.col.org/resources/Pages/EmergingIssues.aspx