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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.

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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 →
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Lori Ostapowicz Critz

Assistant Dean, Collections Strategy, Georgia Tech
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Heather Staines

Senior Consultant, Delta Think
Heather Staines is Senior Consultant at Delta Think and Director of Community Engagement for the OA Data Analytics Tool. Her prior roles include Head of Partnerships for Knowledge Futures Group, Director of Business Development at Hypothesis, as well as positions at Proquest, SIPX... Read More →

Jeff Voci

Sales Director, Elsevier

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