From Free Online Education to Professional Development – Ecosystem Change in the MOOC Market

Hannes Rothe is an assistant professor at the department of information systems, Freie Universitat Berlin. His current research focuses on educational service engineering and IT-entrepreneurship. As such, he is very much interested in the role of digital technologies on changing platform and innovation ecosystems. Since 2013, he’s coordinated the development of entrepreneurship education at FU Berlin. Together with a strategic alliance of European partners, he focuses on supporting the entrepreneurial mindset of young academics. In his talk, Hannes examines these points…

1. The value proposition of online courses has shifted since the emergence of MOOCs in 2011.
2. MOOCs and their platform ecosystems have evolved, with new actors, new educational activities and new technologies.