Debate Club: What Are the Roles of the MOOC in Higher Education?

Tuesday, February 05 | 4:45PM–5:30PM | Governor's Square 15
Session Type: Professional Development

Within the past year, the massive open online course (MOOC) has emerged as a conspicuous innovation in teaching and learning in higher education, often accompanied by hype, misinformation, and grand expectations. But hype aside, what are the best roles for the MOOC in the broader context of higher education? At this session, all participants will have a chance to join in the debate concerning one of the key developments in higher education.


  • Seth Anderson

    Teaching Consultant, Duke University
  • Amy Collier

    Associate Provost for Digital Learning, Middlebury College
  • Allan Gyorke

    Chief Academic Technology Officer, University of Miami
  • Cassandra Horii

    Assistant Vice Provost and Director of the Center for Teaching, Learning & Outreach, California Institute of Technology
  • Leslie Maxfield

    Director, Academic Media Technologies, California Institute of Technology
  • Haiyan Zhou

    Associate Dir, Center for Teaching and Learning, DKU, Duke University

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