November 30, 2015

OCLC Releases Video of “The Hope and the Hype of MOOCs” Symposium

OCLC has just posted video of the The Hope and the Hype of MOOCs” Symposium took place in Philadelphia on January 24, 2014 during the 2014 ALA Midwinter Meeting.

We’ve embedded the videos below.


  • Bryan Alexander, Senior Fellow at National Institute for
    Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE) (Keynote Presentation)


Panel Debate & Discussion

  • Ray Schroeder, Associate Vice Chancellor for Online Learning at the University of Illinois at Springfield
  • Cathy De Rosa, OCLC Vice President for the Americas and Global Vice President of Marketing


Highlights from the Symposium

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