Sunday, May 19, 2013

Massive Open Opportunity: Supporting MOOCs in Public and Academic Libraries

ljx130502webMOOC1 Massive Open Opportunity: Supporting MOOCs in Public and Academic Libraries

If you’re an academic librarian, you’re probably already awash, at least peripherally, in news about MOOCs—massive open online courses have been touted as the next big thing in higher ed since they burst on the scene about a year ago. If you’re a public librarian, on the other hand, you may not even have heard of them. Yet MOOCs are bringing unprecedented challenges and opportunities to both kinds of libraries already, and they’re only going to grow.




  • What is a MOOC
  • Why would they need the library?
  • CLEARING COPYRIGHTED CONTENT
  • Supporting production
  • Supporting students 
  • Measuring a MOOC
  • Preservation
  • The Library as Content Creator
  • MOOCs and the public library
  • MOOCs for librarianship


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[http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2013/05/library-services/massive-open-opportunity-supporting-moocs/]

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