Massive Open Online Courses from Ivy League Universities: Benefits and Challenges for Students and Educators

XI International Conference “Providing continuity of content in the system of stepwise graduate and postgraduate education", National University of Water Management and Nature Resources Use, Rivne, Ukraine, November 15-16, 2012

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Nataliya Lushnikova

National University of Water Management & Nature Recourses Use

Praveen Chintakayala

Aaron Rodante

United Airlines

Date Written: November 15, 2012

Abstract

This paper gives in-depth understanding about the Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) from the Ivy League and other elite universities from across the world. As these courses are free, this led to revolutionary changes in higher education on a global scale. Along with benefits, it creates some challenges for students as well as for educators.

Keywords: Ivy League, E-learning, Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), Open Educational Resource (OER), Ivy League universities

JEL Classification: I2, I20, I21, L86, N3

Suggested Citation

Lushnikova, Nataliya and Chintakayala, Praveen and Rodante, Aaron, Massive Open Online Courses from Ivy League Universities: Benefits and Challenges for Students and Educators (November 15, 2012). XI International Conference “Providing continuity of content in the system of stepwise graduate and postgraduate education", National University of Water Management and Nature Resources Use, Rivne, Ukraine, November 15-16, 2012, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2254132

Nataliya Lushnikova

National University of Water Management & Nature Recourses Use ( email )

Soborna St, 11
Rivne, 33000
Ukraine

Aaron Rodante

United Airlines ( email )

Orlando, FL
United States

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