Effects of new media technologies in high education
by Marques, Juliana
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Considering new media technologies as starting point for disruptions in current models of higher education, this book analyzes innovative pedagogies and learning strategies in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). Mainly created by prestigious Universities in the United States and Europe, and provided by start-ups such as Udacity and Coursera, MOOCs are free and available for anyone interested in learning. Aiming to foster digital learning and facilitate access to open academic knowledge, initiatives are attracting thousands of students worldwide, which represent a new and diverse audience for institutions. Regarding this phenomenon, this work intends to answer the following research question: to what extent are new media technologies creating innovative pedagogies and learning practices online, and impacting higher education?
Digital Communications professional and New Media and Digital Culture alumna. Experienced with web content management, social media, journalism and corporate communications.
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LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
April 19, 2016
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