Even as online learning is increasingly embraced by institutions of higher education, the past decade has seen the arrival of yet another new educational vehicle: massive online open courses (MOOCs).

These courses are designed to disseminate knowledge at an unprecedented scale — even as they engender concerns about quality, learning efficacy, and the future of higher education.

In this article, Noam Ebner Assistant Profesor & Online Program Chair from Creighton University School of Law, discusses the MOOC phenomenon and describes a MOOC on negotiation he developed and taught, exploring the advantages that such a course offers for negotiation and conflict resolution education in particular.

The article is available as a 47 page .pdf.