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Survey: College CIOs "Not Overly Optimistic" about MOOCs

Oct 19, 2013

MOOT MOOCS: The media can rave about MOOCs all they want, but latest results from the 2013 Campus Computing Survey finds that "campus IT officers are not sanguine about MOOCs or outsourcing campus efforts to expand online programs as viable instructional strategies or as effective revenue strategies." Other findings, which represent 451 U.S. two- and four-year colleges, reveal that CIOs (79%) identify helping faculty with IT integration as a top priority; only 20% thought using social media was so. Blackboard is still king of the LMS market with 41% of respondents using it, but InsideHigherEd notes that this marks a "decline of 30 percentage points in six years. Here's the full PDF of the survey.

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Survey: College CIOs "Not Overly Optimistic" about MOOCs

Oct 19, 2013

MOOT MOOCS: The media can rave about MOOCs all they want, but latest results from the 2013 Campus Computing Survey finds that "campus IT officers are not sanguine about MOOCs or outsourcing campus efforts to expand online programs as viable instructional strategies or as effective revenue strategies." Other findings, which represent 451 U.S. two- and four-year colleges, reveal that CIOs (79%) identify helping faculty with IT integration as a top priority; only 20% thought using social media was so. Blackboard is still king of the LMS market with 41% of respondents using it, but InsideHigherEd notes that this marks a "decline of 30 percentage points in six years. Here's the full PDF of the survey.

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