Billed as the "world's largest hospitality technology show," the annual HITEC conference offers networking, education, and information on the latest technology, including the evolution and management of new media. It’s a place where organizations build relationships with industry vendors. eCornell attended the 2013 conference and met with industry leaders to talk about changes in the hospitality marketplace with regard to new media and technology. Bill Carroll, senior lecturer at Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration, provides context for our guest experts and advice for your organization. Join him to learn about how your organization can meet the challenges of the rapidly evolving, technology-driven, world of hospitality media management.
MOOCs stand for Massive Open Online Courses. These arefree online courses from universities around the world (eg. StanfordHarvardMIT) offered to anyone with an internet connection.
How do I register?
To register for a course, click on "Go to Class" button on the course page. This will take you to the providers website where you can register for the course.
How do these MOOCs or free online courses work?
MOOCs are designed for an online audience, teaching primarily through short (5-20 min.) pre recorded video lectures, that you watch on weekly schedule when convenient for you. They also have student discussion forums, homework/assignments, and online quizzes or exams.