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5.2 ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS, 5.3 EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES
Both the potential opportunities and risks for higher education providers in the digital education space are enormous. The EU in its policy paper The Digital Agenda for Europe (2010) sets out interalia targets for the development of the digital economy.
This paper examines The Digital Agenda for Europe (2010), focusing on Pillar VI: Enhancing digital literacy, skills & inclusion. The growth of massive open on-line courses (MOOCs) in particular have generated a lot of interest in digital education. This paper takes a broad look at the digital arena, the aforementioned Digital Agenda for Europe and other key reports on the topic.
Hanlon P. (2015). Education in a Technological Era: The EU Digital Agenda policy - more optimistic than realistic? Knowledge Management Symposium, Dublin Castle, Ireland, 26 - 27th March