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Thursday, November 3 • 2:30pm - 3:10pm
All About MOOCs: Online Learning is Alive and Well!

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Although it may surprise you, MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are more popular now than ever. Universities that began thinking about MOOCs at the peak of the hype cycle are often just now ready to launch. From lifelong learning to Master's Degree programs, MOOCs have found their place in global education. Come learn what is new in the world of MOOCs, including the innovative programs at Georgia Tech that are using a MOOC environment to reduce the cost of a degree. Explore options for licensing content for this new form of teaching and learning. Elsevier, Copyright Clearance Center, and ProQuest SIPX are all experienced supplying content into MOOCs with new and interesting models. Learn about student uptake of both free and for-purchase content. Learn how libraries and publishers are handling challenges and opportunities in this new learning space.

Speakers
avatar for Tim Bowen

Tim Bowen

Director, Academic Products & Services, Copyright Clearance Center
Tim Bowen is the Director of Academic Products & Services at Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) in Danvers, Massachusetts. He joined Copyright Clearance Center in 2003 and is responsible for the development and management of CCC's pay-per use and annual licensing services for academic... Read More →
avatar for Lori Ostapowicz Critz

Lori Ostapowicz Critz

Assistant Dean, Collections Strategy, Georgia Tech
avatar for Heather Staines

Heather Staines

Director Business Development, Hypothes.is
Why Annotate? Practical Use Cases for Annotation in Workflow and on Publications Scholarly publishers are finding cool new ways to streamline workflow and add value to publications through collaborative annotation. We tend to focus on publicly visible use cases for such tools, but... Read More →
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Jeff Voci

Sales Director, Elsevier


Thursday November 3, 2016 2:30pm - 3:10pm
Gold Ballroom, Francis Marion Hotel 387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403