What MOOCs mean for universities — revolution or evolution?

Tags: Andrew Stevens, Coursera, Daphne Koller, Fred Hilmer, Moocs

1 August 2013

Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Location: The Gallery, Park Hyatt Sydney

This public forum, which was the only public event with Coursera co-founder Daphne Koller during her visit to Australia, featured a moderated conversation with business and academic leaders on the future of technology enabled higher education. Issues addressed included:

  • the pedagogical benefits of technology enabled higher education
  • the future of MOOCs
  • new business models for universities
  • implications for Australian and NSW higher education
 

About the speakers

Professor Daphne Koller

Co-founder of the world's leading MOOC platform, Coursera, based in Silicon Valley

Professor Fred Hilmer AO

UNSW Vice Chancellor and Chair of the Group of Eight, Australia's leading universities

Mr Andrew Stevens

Managing Director of IBM Australia and New Zealand

Watch the event below

 

UNSW     NSW

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