MOOCs and Libraries Event Videos Now Available

The "MOOCs and Libraries: Massive Opportunity or Overwhelming Challenge?" event took place 18-19 March at the University of Pennsylvania and was broadcast live online. Hosted by OCLC Research and University of Pennsylvania Libraries, the event featured thoughtful and provocative presentations about how libraries are already getting involved with MOOCs, and engaged attendees in discussions about strategic opportunities and challenges going forward. More than 500 people participated in this event: 125 attended in person and more than 400 attended remotely online.

Links to the 11 individual videos and a MOOCs and Libraries video playlist that comprises all of these videos are available at the links below, on the MOOCs and Libraries event page, and on the OCLC Research YouTube Channel. Links to the presenters' slides, the next steps document (.pdf: 124K/1 pp.) and the #mooclib archived tweets (pdf: 639K/32 pp.) from this event are available on the MOOCs and Libraries event page. Look to the OCLC Research blog, HangingTogether, for a short series of postings that recap presentation highlights and summarize outcomes from this event.

MOOCs and Libraries Video Playlist

Monday, 18 March

Welcome from the University of Pennsylvania Libraries (8:12)

  • Carton Rogers, University of Pennsylvania

Why MOOCs, Why Penn, Why Now? (23:01)

  • Ed Rock, University of Pennsylvania

MOOCs and Libraries, An Overview of the Landscape (14:46)

  • Jim Michalko, Vice President, OCLC Research Library Partnership

MOOCs and Libraries, An Overview of the (Current) Landscape (14:09)

Copyright, Licensing, Open Access (59:39)

  • Brandon Butler, Director of Public Policy Initiatives, Association of Research Libraries, moderator
  • Kevin Smith, Scholarly Communications Officer, Duke University
  • Kenny Crews, Director, Copyright Advisory Office, Columbia University
  • Kyle K. Courtney, Manager of Faculty Research and Scholarship, Harvard Law School

Production & Pedagogy (1:16:11)

  • Bruce Lenthall, Director of Center for Teaching and Learning, University of Pennsylvania, moderator
  • Christian Terwiesch, Wharton School Faculty, University of Pennsylvania
  • Jackie Candido, Online Learning & Digital Engagement, School of Arts and Sciences, University of Pennsylvania
  • Amy Bennett, Penn Open Learning, University of Pennsylvania
  • Anna Delaney, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Tuesday, 19 March

New Opportunities for Librarians: What Happens When You Go Behind the Lines in a MOOC? (1:04:11)

  • Marjorie Hassen, Director of Teaching, Research, and Learning Services, University of Pennsylvania Libraries, moderator
  • Sarah Bordac, Head, Instructional Design, Brown University
  • Jennifer Dorner, Head, Instruction and User Services, University of California Berkeley
  • Lynne O'Brien, Director of Academic Technology and Instructional Services, Duke University

Who Are the Masses? A View of the Audience (19:04)

  • Howard Lurie, Vice President, Content Development, edX

Who Are the Masses? A View of the Audience (16:24)

  • Deirdre Woods, Interim Executive Director, Open Learning Initiative, University of Pennsylvania

Who Are the Masses? A View of the Audience (23:02)

  • Margaret Donnellan Todd, County Librarian, County of Los Angeles Public Library

Summary, Next Steps and Group Discussion (18:32)


For more information:

Merrilee Proffitt
Senior Program Officer
OCLC Research

Melissa Renspie
Senior Communications Officer
OCLC Research

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