Australia’s peak body for English language colleges, English Australia, has created a series of professional development courses focussed on online learning in a bid to increase the amount of Massive Open Online English Courses (MOOEC) offered by its members.
Non-university technical programmes are the fastest growing forms of post-secondary education, according to UNESCO's International Institute for Educational Planning, or IIEP.
If universities aren't careful, the future of higher education could be a nightmarish 'MOOC world' where there are fewer jobs for researchers and a scholar becomes a 'rare bird'. This was the scenario painted by Gideon Rosen, an American professor of philosophy, at the second annual Princeton-Fung Global Forum.
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