MOOCs and Beyond: ICIS 2013 Panel Statement

Niels Bjørn-Andersen, John Leslie King , Joey F. George, Teo Hock-Hai

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    Abstract

    Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) might be the proverbial “tipping point” in discussions about the role of information and communication technologies in higher education. To some they offer dramatic cost savings without loss in quality; to others they are best described as MESS (Massive Extension of Sage on the Stage). If the history of IS is any guide, MOOCs portend dramatic changes over time, but perhaps less dramatic changes in the short run. This panel discusses the MOOC phenomenon and its implications for both the IS field and for higher education.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publication Proceedings of the 34th International Conference on Information Systems. ICIS 2013
    EditorsRichard Baskerville, Michael Chau
    Number of pages4
    Place of PublicationAtlanta, GA
    PublisherAssociation for Information Systems. AIS Electronic Library (AISeL)
    Publication date2013
    Article number1096
    ISBN (Print)9780615933832
    Publication statusPublished - 2013
    EventThe 34th International Conference on Information Systems. ICIS 2013: Reshaping Society Through Information Systems Design - Università Bocconi, Milan, Italy
    Duration: 15 Dec 201318 Dec 2013
    Conference number: 34
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    Conference

    ConferenceThe 34th International Conference on Information Systems. ICIS 2013
    Number34
    LocationUniversità Bocconi
    CountryItaly
    CityMilan
    Period15/12/201318/12/2013
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    Bjørn-Andersen, N., King , J. L., George, J. F., & Hock-Hai, T. (2013). MOOCs and Beyond: ICIS 2013 Panel Statement . In R. Baskerville, & M. Chau (Eds.), Proceedings of the 34th International Conference on Information Systems. ICIS 2013 [1096] Association for Information Systems. AIS Electronic Library (AISeL). http://aisel.aisnet.org/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1096&context=icis2013