The inaugural Coursera Partners' Conference was held at the University of Pennsylvania on April 5-6, 2013.
Rich DeMillo participated in the closing plenary panel on "The Future of On-Campus Teaching in the 21st Century"
Online methods are transforming the landscape of higher education at what appears to be a dizzying pace. Different academic institutions will be impacted in different ways by these changes, depending on their organizational structure, financial model, and regulatory context. In this panel, senior officials from a variety of institution types from around the world will speak to the changes facing their institutions in the coming years, including implications related to credentialing, accreditation, acceptance of outside credit, articulation, disaggregation of the university experience, and the changing role of instructors.