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Campus Technology Launches New Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) Newsletter

For Immediate Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 3, 2013
Karen Barak
Phone: 818-814-5301
kbarak@1105media.com

Campus Technology Launches New Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) Newsletter

Chatsworth, CA — 1105 Media Education Group and Campus Technology, the nation’s leading magazine covering technology in higher education, today launched a new industry newsletter entitled MOOC News & Analysis.

The MOOC phenomenon is forcing schools to scramble to position themselves in an emerging market that is still not widely understood, and without a clear business model. And as the MOOC space rapidly evolves, variations of approach, scale, and goals are also emerging as colleges and universities, faculty, and students gain experience with this new style of instruction. Campus Technology has created MOOC News & Analysis to analyze the challenges facing higher education and chart the progress of MOOCs as they tackle the thorny issues of student retention, engagement, assessment, and certification.

This monthly online newsletter is designed for educators who want to stay on top of what's happening in the disruptive world of MOOCs and the potential impact on their institution. MOOC News & Analysis provides the trends and information needed to help chart the best course for open online education.

"In five years, MOOCs will probably look quite different from these early experiments," says Campus Technology Executive Editor Andrew Barbour, who will also edit MOOC News & Analysis. "Even so, given the unsustainable cost of education today, MOOCs will almost certainly force drastic changes in the way higher education currently operates. They are not a phenomenon that can be ignored."

Campus Technology’s expert editorial team publishes various higher education newsletters identifying the most important issues and trends facing higher education IT. These newsletters include Campus Technology Insider, CT News Update, Community College Tech Spotlight, E-Learning Report, IT Trends, 21st Century Campus, Campus Mobile Learning, C-Level View, Campus Networks & Security and now MOOC News & Analysis.  Newsletters are distributed weekly, bi-monthly, and/or monthly in online (browser) formats and all subscriptions are complimentary.  To learn more visit www.campustechnology.com  or to subscribe go to https://newsletters.1105pubs.com/nl/ETG.do?pc=PCODE.

Campus Technology is one of higher education's top information sources–delivering valuable information via a monthly magazine, website, newsletters, webinars, online tools, as well as virtual and in-person events. It's the go-to resource for campus professionals–providing in-depth coverage on the technologies and implementations influencing colleges and universities across the nation. You'll discover valuable how-to content, best practices, industry trends, expert advice and insightful articles to help administrators, campus executives, technologists and educators plan, develop and successfully launch effective IT initiatives. Our annual conferences showcase expert speakers, thought leaders and technology solution experts as they exchange ideas on the latest technological innovations in use on campuses worldwide–offering campus technology professionals opportunities to collaborate, network and gain valuable information that helps them succeed.

About 1105 Media, Inc.
1105 Media, Inc. is a leading provider of integrated information and media in targeted business-to-business markets, including specialized sectors of the information technology community; industrial health, safety and compliance; security; environmental protection; and home healthcare. 1105’s offerings span print and online magazines, journals and newsletters; seminars, conferences and trade shows; training courseware; and web-based services. 1105 Media is based in Chatsworth, CA, with offices throughout the United States.

For more information about 1105 Media’s Education Group contact:
Karen Barak
Marketing Director
1105 Media Education Group
818-814-5301
kbarak@1105media.com

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About the Author

Karen Barak is the marketing director for the Education Group at 1105 Media.

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