The Advent Of MOOCs

MOOCs4D: Potential at the Bottom of the Pyramid
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA

The MOOCs4D International Invitational Conference will bring together scholars, policy makers, program officers, administrators, and technologists from the education and international development sectors. The main goal is to better understand the dynamics surrounding this situation, and deliberate on solutions and action plans that will enable MOOCs to serve the development needs of resource-poor communities of learners — those at the « bottom of the pyramid. »

This Presentation panel on « The Advent on MOOCs » features Abdul Waheed Khan (former Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information at UNESCO)
Bakary Diallo (Open Education Consortium)
Michele Petochi (General Secretariat, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne)

Moderator: Joseph Sun
Convenor: Dan Wagner