My presentation on New Media and the Transformation of Higher Education at Bath Spa University can be accessed below. The full paper can be found here, and draws upon arguments developied further in my forthcoming book New Media: An Introduction (Fourth Edition), to be published by Oxford University Press in February 2014.
I am endeavouring to keep up to date on the latest discussions about Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs). To that extent, I am keeping a set of page links here of the many pieces I find from my social media sources:
Aaron Bady in The New Inquiry
Nathan Heller on Laptop U in The New Yorker
Andrew McGettigan on the scope for MOOCs in UK higher education, in The Guardian
Stephen Caddick, Vice-Provost for Enterprise at of UCL, on MOOCs in the UK
In the recently published QS World University Rankings 2013, the Queensland University of Technology ranks No. 26 in the world in Communication and Media Studies.
UC Berkeley is #1, University of Texas at Austin is #2, and Columbia is #3. Five Australian universities feature in the Top 50: Melbourne (#14), Sydney (#16), University of Queensland (#20), Monash (#21), QUT (#26), and UNSW (#39).